Final tally by district

In order to qualify for a public vote, we needed to collect signatures from 10% of the registered voters in every single one of BC’s 85 electoral districts, totalling over 312,000 signatures.

Our 90-day time limit ran out on December 9. We collected about 210,000 signatures. Here’s how we did in each district.

We succeeded in the following 20 districts, with over 10% of voters signing:

Alberni – Pacific Rim
Boundary – Similkameen
Columbia River – Revelstoke
Comox Valley
Kootenay East
Kootenay West
Nanaimo – North Cowichan

Nechako Lakes
Nelson – Creston
North Coast
Peace River South
Powell River – Sunshine Coast
Vancouver – Mount Pleasant
Vancouver – West End
Victoria – Beacon Hill
Victoria – Swan Lake
Westside – Kelowna

We came close in the following 5 districts, with over 8% signing:

North Vancouver – Lonsdale
North Vancouver – Seymour
Parksville – Qualicum
Vernon – Monashee
West Vancouver – Sea to Sky

We got over halfway in the following 23 districts, with over 5% signing:

Abbotsford South
Delta South
Esquimalt – Royal Roads

Fraser – Nicola
Kamloops – North Thompson
Kamloops – South Thompson
Kelowna – Lake Country
Kelowna – Mission
Maple Ridge – Mission

Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows
New Westminster
North Island
Oak Bay – Gordon Head
Prince George – Mackenzie
Prince George – Valemount

Saanich North and the Islands
Surrey – Whalley
Vancouver – Fairview
Vancouver – False Creek
Vancouver – Hastings
Vancouver – Point Grey

We got less than halfway in the following 37 districts, with less than 5% signing:

Abbotsford West
Abbotsford Mission
Burnaby North
Burnaby Deer Lake
Burnaby Edmonds
Burnaby Lougheed
Cariboo North
Cariboo Chilcotin
Chilliwack – Hope
Coquitlam – Burke Mountain
Coquitlam – Maillardville
Cowichan Valley
Delta North
Fort Langley – Aldergrove
Juan de Fuca
Peace River North
Port Coquitlam
Port Moody – Coquitlam
Richmond Centre
Richmond East
Richmond – Steveston
Saanich South
Surrey – Cloverdale
Surrey – Fleetwood
Surrey – Green Timbers
Surrey – Newton
Surrey – Panorama
Surrey – Tynehead
Surrey – White Rock
Vancouver – Fraserview
Vancouver – Kensington
Vancouver – Kingsway
Vancouver – Langara
Vancouver – Quilchena
West Vancouver – Capilano

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Sensible BC in the media
Sensible BC should celebrate success, Times Colonist, Dec 20, 2013
One day, pot prohibition will be a thing of the past , Nanaimo News Bulletin, Dec 19, 2013
Sensible BC reaches goal for South Peace, Tumbler Ridge News, Dec 18, 2013
North Coast riding meets Sensible BC referendum goal, The Northern View, Dec 18, 2013
Time for Cowardly Politicians to Act on Pot, The Province, Dec 9, 2013
Pot Petition Succeeds in Penticton, Penticton Western News, Dec 10, 2013
Sensible BC Canvassers Vow to Carry On, Castanet, Dec 10, 2013
BC's referendum system designed to fail?, CTV News, Dec 2, 2013
Sensible BC hits target in Premiers riding, Huffington Post, Nov 29, 2013
Sensible BC reaches goal in Penticton, Castanet News, Nov 29, 2013
Sensible BC reaches goal in Alberni, Castanet News, Nov 29, 2013
Sensible BC hits target in Comox, Castanet News, Nov 28, 2013
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