Re-elected Stikine MLA Doug Donaldson with president of the local NDP riding association Megan Olson at his election party at the Old Church in Smithers Tuesday night. (Chris Gareau photo)

VIDEO: Donaldson re-elected in Stikine

Doug Donaldson speaks to supporters in Smithers who helped re-elect the NDP incumbent for Stikine.

Doug Donaldson speaks to supporters in Smithers who helped re-elect the NDP incumbent for Stikine.

For more on the election, read the May 17 edition of The Interior News:

– How individual communities voted;

– Donaldson’s comments on what may be a minority government situation plus his views on how his leader performed;

– The other candidates on the results and their future.

Preliminary results

Donaldson won with 51.5 per cent of the vote, with 4,370 votes cast for him.

BC Liberal candidate Wanda Good was second with 39.3 per cent of the vote, with 3,330 votes cast for her.

Christian Heritage Party of B.C. candidate and interim leader Rod Taylor was third with 9.2 per cent, with 784 votes cast for him.

The final count — which may effect whether there is a minority or BC Liberal majority government in Victoria — commences May 22.

Skeena-Bulkley Valley NDP MP Nathan Cullen also spoke at the Old Church to give his view on the provincial election results.

BC Votes 2017

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