Liberal McRae still leading in Comox Valley, although percentage slips again

After 52 of 172 ballot boxes counted in the Comox Valley, Liberal Don McRae maintained his lead, although his percentage continued to slip.

After 52 of 172 ballot boxes counted in the Comox Valley, Liberal Don McRae maintained his lead, although his percentage continued to slip.

The incumbent McRae had 2,738 votes. At 45.57 per cent, that was down from his earlier percentage of 47.10

after 29 boxes were counted.

NDP challenger Kassandra Dycke had 2,178 votes. Her percentage of 36.24 was up from 35.62.

Chris Aikman of the Greens had 760 votes and Conservative Diane Hoffmann had earned 333.

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