The polls are now closed, and ballots are being counted.

Here’s a look at how the BC Provincial Election is shaping up.

Overall, the NDP is leading the race with 544,083 votes. The Liberals are second with 427,889 votes while the Greens have 184,921 votes

Here’s a look at what’s going on in our local ridings.

Nanaimo-North Cowichan:

*Doug Routley (NDP) – 7,856
Chris Istace (Greens) – 5,228
Duck (don) Paterson (Liberals) – 3,554

Nanaimo:

*Sheila Malcolmson (NDP) – 8,041
Kathleen Jones (Liberals) – 3,498
Lia Marie Constance Versaevel (Greens) – 3,705

Parksville-Qualicum:

*Michelle Stilwell (Liberal) – 6,366
Adam Walker (NDP) -7,308
Don Purdey (Conservative) – 999
Rob Lyon (Greens) – 3,319
John St. John (Independent) – 378

Powell River-Sunshine Coast:

*Nicolas Simons (NDP) – 7,719
Kim Darwin (Greens) – 5,541
Sandra Stoddart-Hansen (Liberals) – 2,811

*Incumbent

For up-to-date numbers click here.