S. "Bill" King
1984 Leadership Campaign
AND PLACE OF BIRTH:
New Democratic Party (NDP).
COLUMBIA LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY (MLA):
1983.05.05 - Shuswap-Revelstoke - Defeated.
1979.05.10 - Shuswap-Revelstoke - Re-Elected.
1975.12.11 - Revelstoke-Slocan - Re-Elected.
1972.08.30 - Revelstoke-Slocan - Elected.
1969.08.27 - Revelstoke-Slocan - Defeated.
BRITISH COLUMBIA PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT:
Minister of Labour (1972.09.05 - 1975.12.22).
Candidate for Leader of the British Columbia New Democratic Party,
May 1984. First ballot: 2nd place (out of six candidates) with 240
votes (22.8%). Second ballot: 2nd place with 263 votes (24.6%). Third
ballot: 3rd place with 292 votes (27.6%). Fourth ballot: 3rd place with
333 votes (31.3%). Eliminated after the fourth ballot and endorsed eventual
winner Bob Skelly for Leader.
King later served on the BC Hydro & Power Authority Board of Directors,
but was forced to resign in February 1996 by BC Premier Glen Clark due
to King's role in the IPC International Power Corporation investment