Nathan Cullen wins with 55 percent of the vote

  • May. 3, 2011 7:00 a.m.

Nathan Cullen was the big winner in SKeena-BulKley Valley last night, winning the riding easily with 19,238 votes. He lead from the moment the polls closed, at one point having over 60 percent of the votes counted, and ended the night far ahead with 55 percent of the votes for the NDP. Mr. Cullen was first elected in 2004.Second was Clay Harmon for the Conservatives with 12,225 votes or 35 percent.Third was was the Liberals Kyle Wylie, 1,266 votes (3 percent), followed by Roger Benham (Green) 1,096 ( 1 percent) and Rod Taylor (CHP) 1,044 (1 percent). Details in The Observer Thursday.