2002 Vancouver municipal election

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2002 Vancouver municipal election
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11 seats in Vancouver City Council
  First party Second party
 
Leader Larry Campbell Jennifer Clarke
Party COPE NPA
Leader since 2002
Leader's seat Mayor Ran for Mayor (lost)
Last election 2 seats, 35.54% 9 seats, 54.19%
Seats won 9 2
Seat change +7 -7
Popular vote 80,772 41,936
Percentage 57.79% 30.01%

Mayor before election

Philip Owen
NPA

Elected Mayor

Larry Campbell
COPE

The Coalition of Progressive Electors (COPE) swept the 2002 Vancouver municipal election, winning 8 of 10 Council seats, 7 of 9 School Board seats and 5 of 7 Park Board seats. The Non-Partisan Association (NPA) was reduced to 2 Council seats, 1 School Board seat and 2 Park Board seats. The Green Party of Vancouver won 1 School Board seat.

In the race for mayor, the COPE's Larry Campbell defeated Jennifer Clarke of the NPA by a margin of 58% to 30%.

Candidates and results[change | change source]

Mayor[change | change source]

16 candidates sought election to the position of mayor. Five were affiliated with a political party and 11 were independent. COPE candidate Larry Campbell was elected.

Candidate name Party affiliation Votes % of votes Elected
Larry Campbell Coalition of Progressive Electors 80,772 57.79% X
Jennifer Clarke Non-Partisan Association 41,936 30.01%
Valerie Maclean Vancouver Civic Action Team 7,843 5.61%
Raymond Chang Independent 2,777 1.99%
Marc Emery Vancouver Marijuana Party 2,014 1.44%
Ndyabagyera Anatoli Independent 426 0.30%
Thomas Reekie Vancouver Independent Progressives 353 0.25%
Dave Carson Independent 348 0.25%
Beverly Bernardo Independent 279 0.20%
Frank N. D'Agostino Independent 254 0.18%
Gölök Buday Independent 222 0.16%
Patrick Britten Independent 188 0.13%
André Paris Independent 133 0.10%
M. G. MacLeod Independent 131 0.09%
Ben Krakowsky Independent 126 0.09%
Trina Ferguson Independent 105 0.08%

Councillors[change | change source]

Ten councillors were elected from 46 candidates. Of those, 35 were affiliated with a political party and 11 were independent. Eight COPE councillors and two NPA councillors were elected.

Candidate name Party Affiliation Votes % of Votes Elected
Fred Bass Coalition of Progressive Electors 70,525 50.46% X
Jim Green Coalition of Progressive Electors 67,841 48.54% X
David Cadman Coalition of Progressive Electors 66,805 47.80% X
Tim Louis Coalition of Progressive Electors 66,348 47.47% X
Tim Stevenson Coalition of Progressive Electors 57,901 41.43% X
Anne Roberts Coalition of Progressive Electors 55,685 39.84% X
Raymond Louie Coalition of Progressive Electors 55,605 39.79% X
Ellen Woodsworth Coalition of Progressive Electors 53,388 38.20% X
Peter Ladner Non-Partisan Association 41,755 29.88% X
Sam Sullivan Non-Partisan Association 40,372 28.89% X
B. C. Lee Non-Partisan Association 39,868 28.53%
Don Lee Non-Partisan Association 38,225 28.07%
Duncan Wilson Non-Partisan Association 38,692 27.68%
Cheryl Chang Non-Partisan Association 38,633 27.64%
Vern Campbell Non-Partisan Association 35,731 25.57%
George Puil Non-Partisan Association 32,318 23.12%
Sandy McCormick Non-Partisan Association 32,042 22.93%
Nancy A. Chiavario Vancouver Civic Action Team 30,853 22.08%
Janet Leduc Non-Partisan Association 30,432 21.77%
Connie Fogal-Rankin Green Party of Vancouver 30,305 21.68%
Richard Campbell Green Party of Vancouver 23,599 16.89%
Doug Warkentin Green Party of Vancouver 20,510 14.68%
Art Cowie Vancouver Civic Action Team 18,535 13.26%
George Chow Independent 17,849 12.77%
Alan Herbert Vancouver Civic Action Team 16,397 11.73%
Stephen Rogers Vancouver Civic Action Team 12,759 9.13%
Sarah Albertson Dance Party Party 11,132 7.97%
Wendy Turner Vancouver Civic Action Team 10,669 7.63%
Constantine Bonnis Vancouver Civic Action Team 9,785 7.00%
Brent Bazinet Vancouver Civic Action Team 8,356 5.98%
Scott Yee Independent 8,053 5.76%
Lou Demerais Vancouver Civic Action Team 7,805 5.58%
Jon Ellis Vancouver Civic Action Team 7,615 5.45%
Ryan Millar Dance Party Party 6,086 4.35%
Barney Hickey Vancouver Civic Action Team 5,121 3.66%
Patricia Lovick Vancouver Independent Progressives 4,787 3.43%
Brian Godzilla Salmi Independent 4,631 3.31%
Roslyn Cassells Independent 4,511 3.23%
Kelly Alm Independent 3,793 2.71%
Devinder "Vicky" Jassal Independent 3,698 2.81%
Nick A. Walter Vancouver Independent Progressives 3,376 2.42%
Ken Bregman Independent 2,938 2.10%
Greg Reid Independent 2,648 1.89%
Joan Rowntree Independent 2,561 1.83%
Carlo Fortugno Independent 2,043 1.46%
Kyle A. Cunningham Independent 1,938 1.39%


Park Commissioners[change | change source]

Seven Park Board commissioners were elected from 33 candidates. Of the candidates, 20 were affiliated with a political party and 13 were independent. 5 COPE commissioners and 2 NPA commissioners were elected.

Candidate name Party Affiliation Votes % of Votes Elected
Heather Deal Coalition of Progressive Electors 60,873 43.56% X
Loretta Woodcock Coalition of Progressive Electors 54,955 39.32% X
Anita Romaniuk Coalition of Progressive Electors 53,112 38.00% X
Lyndsay Poaps Coalition of Progressive Electors 51,571 36.90% X
Eva Riccius Coalition of Progressive Electors 48,298 34.56% X
Suzanne Anton Non-Partisan Association 41,338 29.58% X
Allan De Genova Non-Partisan Association 41,249 29.51% X
Dianne Ledingham Non-Partisan Association 36,995 26.47%
Clarence Hansen Non-Partisan Association 33,374 23.88%
Laura McDiarmid Non-Partisan Association 33,069 23.66%
Catherine Carter Green Party of Vancouver 32,613 23.33%
James Love Green Party of Vancouver 31,392 22.46%
Ian Haywood-Farmer Non-Partisan Association 30,146 21.57%
Christopher J. K. Richardson Non-Partisan Association 29,875 21.57%
Dawn Buie Green Party of Vancouver 28,694 20.53%
Scott Braithwaite-Nelson Green Party of Vancouver 25,887 18.52%
Kelly Wong Vancouver Civic Action Team 18,925 13.54%
Raymond Eng Independent 11,132 7.97%
Kristina Parusel Vancouver Civic Action Team 11,075 7.92%
Erik Whiteway Vancouver Civic Action Team 9,447 6.76%
Dave A. Pasin Vancouver Civic Action Team 8,949 6.40%
Helen D. Boyce Independent 8,725 6.24%
Gordon Kennedy Independent 6,345 4.54%
Matthew Sullivan Independent 4,090 2.93%
Greg Edgelow Independent 3,399 2.43%
Eleanor Lena Hadley Independent 3,362 2.41%
Angus Carten Independent 3,126 2.24%
Korina Houghton Independent 3,097 2.22%
A. Pepper Independent 2,532 1.81%
Douglas Weisberg Independent 2,396 1.71%
Thomas E. Deak Independent 2,349 1.68%
Joseph Paithouski Independent 1,828 1.31%
Bobus Undem Independent 1,360 0.97%

School trustees[change | change source]

Nine school trustees were elected to the Vancouver Board of Education from 23 candidates. Of the candidates, 18 were affiliated with a political party and five were independent. Five COPE trustees, one NPA trustee, and one Green trustee were elected.

Candidate name Party Affiliation Votes % of Votes Elected
Allen Blakey Coalition of Progressive Electors 70,455 50.21% X
Allan Wong Coalition of Progressive Electors 65,758 46.86% X
Jane Bouey Coalition of Progressive Electors 65,509 46.68% X
Noel Herron Coalition of Progressive Electors 63,607 45.33% X
Adrienne Montani Coalition of Progressive Electors 62,533 44.56% X
Angela Kenyon Coalition of Progressive Electors 60,342 43.00% X
Kevin Millsip Coalition of Progressive Electors 57,669 41.09% X
John Cheng Non-Partisan Association 45,984 32.77% X
Andrea Reimer Green Party of Vancouver 44,951 32.03% X
Richard Lee Non-Partisan Association 44,810 31.93%
Ken Denike Non-Partisan Association 43,542 31.03%
Judy Johnstone Green Party of Vancouver 41,907 29.86%
Bill Brown Non-Partisan Association 41,492 29.57%
Ted Hunt Non-Partisan Association 41,137 29.31%
Cherie Payne Non-Partisan Association 38,155 27.19%
Elyn Dobbs Non-Partisan Association 34,776 24.78%
Debbie Desroches-Fulton Non-Partisan Association 32,150 22.91%
Angelle Desrochers-Rosner Non-Partisan Association 28,813 20.53%
Bill Ritchie Independent 9,946 7.09%
Brian Godzilla Salmi Independent 7,802 5.56%
Tea Buechner Independent 7,421 5.29%
Ringo Taylhardat Independent 4,240 3.02%
Keir Vichert Independent 4,098 2.92%

References[change | change source]