Voter turn-out can show the level of civic engagement within a community. Review the voter turn-out from previous elections in Port Moody.

Past election voter turn-out
Election yearVoter turn-outBallots cast

2018 general election

38.07% 

8,831

2017 by-election

11.95%

2,696

2014 general election

35.51%

7,813

2011 general election

26.00%

5,693

2008 general election

22.00%

4,364


2018 Election Results

Every four years, the City of Port Moody holds municipal elections to elect City Council. Council consists of one Mayor, six City Councillors, and two School Trustees. During the 2018 municipal election, 8,831 ballots were cast out of 23,195 eligible voters. This means we had a 38.07% voter turnout.

Mayor

Rob Vagramov was elected mayor. Review the full results from the 2018 mayoral election in Port Moody.

2018 election results for mayor
CandidateTotal votesAdvance pollsMail-in-pollsGlenayre ElementaryHeritage Mountain Community CentreKyle CentreRecreation Complex

Clay, Mike

4,151

704

206

655

533

602

1,461

Vagramov, Rob

4,545

677

243

596

552

705

1,772

Councillors

The following candidates were elected as city councillors:

  • Diana Dilworth
  • Meghan Lahti
  • Amy Lubik
  • Hunter Madsen
  • Steve Milani
  • Zoë Royer

View the full list of results from the 2018 City Council election.

2018 City Council election results
CandidateTotal votesAdvance pollsMail-in-pollsGlenayre ElementaryHeritage Mountain Community CentreKyle CentreRecreation Complex

Biedka, Richard

1,502

250

58

245

190

116

543

Dilworth, Diana

4,236

747

224

655

523

602

1,485

Evans, Tasha Faye

3,604

599

191

423

445

562

984

Jan, Sager

712

97

21

101

82

131

280

Junker, Barbara

3,534

578

162

708

400

516

1,170

Karamanian, Sharleen

2,153

408

117

298

270

303

756

Lahti, Meghan

3,775

653

214

617

431

562

956

Lubik, Amy

4,192

660

217

546

473

695

1,601

Madsen, Hunter

5,005

814

266

647

663

752

1,864

Malamas, Jimmy

694

95

34

78

89

102

296

Milani, Steve

4,085

215

259

511

509

638

1,539

Robertson, James C.

2,398

417

132

319

302

377

851

Royer, Zoë

4,752

680

257

730

555

747

1,783

Ward, Stirling

2,482

403

122

342

276

397

944

School Trustee

The following candidates were elected as School Trustees for the City of Port Moody:

  • Lisa Park
  • Keith Watkins

Review the full list of nominees and results for the 2018 School Trustee election.

2018 School Trustee election results
CandidateTotal votes

Cena, Cathy

618

Froese, Ryan

2,459

Moore, Shaunda

1,725

Owens, Nancy

2,270

Park, Lisa

4,398

Watkins, Keith

3,107

Community opinion question

During the 2018 municipal election, we asked residents about selling off public property to invest in park expansions and other city improvements with the following question:

“Do you support the sale, partial sale, or lease of the former Fire Hall and existing Works Yard sites to pay for more park land and one or more of the [following community improvements]?”

  • provide seniors' housing
  • build a new sports field and Inlet Park
  • replace and expand the Port Moody Public Library
  • require developers to provide affordable, below-market rental housing
  • reconstruct and expand Kyle Centre
  • relocate the existing Works Yard from Murray Street to Barnet Highway
  • provide other improvements, depending on community priorities

The community opinion question results are:

  • No (4,638 votes)
  • Yes (4,103 votes)