As the votes were being counted, the first well-known politician to be defeated was B.C. Conservative Party leader John Cummins after incumbent Liberal Mary Polak was declared the winner in Langley.
In Abbotsford-South, incumbent Independent John van Dongen was put out of his misery by Liberal Darryl Plecas.
Incumbent Liberal Ida Chong lost in Oak Bay-Gordon Head to Green candidate Andrew Weaver.
Liberal Laurie Throness knocked incumbent NDP Gwen O’Mahony off her perch in Chilliwack-Hope.
Incumbent NDP Joe Trasolini lost in Port Moody-Coquitlam to Liberal Linda Reimer.
In Surrey-Fleetwod, incumbent NDP Jagrup Brar lost to Liberal Peter Fassbender.
In Fraser-Nicola, incumbent NDP Harry Lali flamed out to Liberal Jackie Tegart.
In Vancouver-Fairview, with all 147 ballot boxes reported, NDP George Heyman beat back Liberal incumbent Margaret MacDiarmid.
In Vancouver-Point Grey, with all 173 ballot boxes reported, Liberal incumbent Christy Clark lost to NDP David Eby.