Updated: October 23, 2020, 8:10 PM
Three Filipinos in the running
Editor, Philippine Canadian news.Com
The New Democrats are predicted to win a majority in tomorrow’s provincial election according to polls.
With 87 seats in the B.C. legislature up for grabs, the NDP needs to win 44 seats to win a majority. In 2017, the BC Liberals won 43 of them, the NDP 41 and the Greens three, giving the NDP and Greens just enough for the NDP to form a minority government with Green support.
Two Filipino candidates are running for the NDP while one is running for the Greens.
Mable Elmore of Vancouver-Kensington is hoping to win her fourth term.
The young Jaden Dela Torre is in his second attempt to win a political race having lost in first try to win a federal seat in the last election. He is running in Richmond North Center.
Cyrus Sy is on his second try in politics as a candidate in New Westminster for the Green Party of B.C. Sy also lost in his first run as a School Board Trustee in the last election.
If opinion polls are to be trusted, it’s not a close election, according to The Tyee. At the start of the campaign, Leader John Horgan was leading at 19-percent and could pick up 55 seats.
Around one million British Columbians will have already voted by election day according to Election officials.
Go out and vote tomorrow!