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1984 British Columbia N.D.P. Leadership Contest:

British Columbia New Democratic Party provincial leadership convention held on May 20, 1984.

FIRST BALLOT:

Name
Votes
David Vickers

269

(25.5%)

Bill King
240

(22.8%)

Bob Skelly
171

(16.2%)

Margaret Birrell
141

(13.4%)

David Stupich
132

(12.5%)

Graham Lea
101

(9.6%)

Notes: Lea was eliminated after the first ballot and endorsed Stupich.

SECOND BALLOT:

Name
Votes
David Vickers

308

(28.8%)

Bill King
263

(24.6%)

Bob Skelly
218

(20.4%)

David Stupich
147

(13.7%)

Margaret Birrell
134

(12.5%)

Notes: Birrell was eliminated after the second ballot and, after initially declining to make any endorsement, later endorsed Skelly.

THIRD BALLOT:

Name
Votes
David Vickers

339

(32.0%)

Bob Skelly
313

(29.6%)

Bill King
292

(27.6%)

David Stupich
114

(10.8%)

Notes: Stupich was eliminated after the third ballot, but made no endorsement as to the remaining candidates.

FOURTH BALLOT:

Name
Votes
David Vickers

383

(36.0%)

Bob Skelly
349

(32.8%)

Bill King
333

(31.3%)

Notes: King was eliminated after the fourth ballot and endorsed Skelly.

FIFTH BALLOT:

Name
Votes
Bob Skelly

606

(57.3%)

David Vickers
452

(42.7%)

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