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Estimate of Turnout at Advance Polls Now Available

Gatineau, Wednesday, October 14, 2015

“Many Canadians chose to vote at advance polls in this election,” says Mr. Mayrand. “Having four polling days provided greater flexibility and convenience for voters.”

First Estimate of Turnout at Advance Polls

The following is a breakdown of the estimated number of electors who voted at the advance polls, by province or territory and electoral district, for all 338 electoral districts. Please note that these are preliminary estimates.

Province Newfoundland and Labrador Number of Electors
10001 Avalon 5,717
10002 Bonavista–Burin–Trinity 2,874
10003 Coast of Bays–Central–Notre Dame 3,672
10004 Labrador 1,650
10005 Long Range Mountains 4,385
10006 St. John's East 7,317
10007 St. John's South–Mount Pearl 5,818
Total Newfoundland and Labrador 31,433


Province Prince Edward Island Number of Electors
11001 Cardigan 5,847
11002 Charlottetown 5,026
11003 Egmont 5,544
11004 Malpeque 5,651
Total Prince Edward Island 22,068


Province Nova Scotia Number of Electors
12001 Cape Breton–Canso 7,555
12002 Central Nova 9,264
12003 Cumberland–Colchester 10,055
12004 Dartmouth–Cole Harbour 12,709
12005 Halifax 11,181
12006 Halifax West 14,083
12007 Kings–Hants 9,632
12008 Sackville–Preston–Chezzetcook 10,578
12009 South Shore–St. Margarets 9,690
12010 Sydney–Victoria 10,153
12011 West Nova 8,574
Total Nova Scotia 113,474


Province New Brunswick Number of Electors
13001 Acadie–Bathurst 12,098
13002 Beauséjour 15,664
13003 Fredericton 12,041
13004 Fundy Royal 11,710
13005 Madawaska–Restigouche 9,676
13006 Miramichi–Grand Lake 9,483
13007 Moncton–Riverview–Dieppe 13,770
13008 New Brunswick Southwest 9,046
13009 Saint John–Rothesay 10,209
13010 Tobique–Mactaquac 9,488
Total New Brunswick 113,185


Province Quebec Number of Electors
24001 Abitibi–Baie-James–Nunavik–Eeyou 7,099
24002 Abitibi–Témiscamingue 7,706
24003 Ahuntsic-Cartierville 10,722
24004 Alfred-Pellan 11,518
24005 Argenteuil–La Petite-Nation 12,723
24006 Avignon–La Mitis–Matane–Matapédia 9,241
24007 Beauce 13,250
24008 Beauport–Limoilou 13,192
24009 Bécancour–Nicolet–Saurel 11,293
24010 Bellechasse–Les Etchemins–Lévis 13,975
24011 Beloeil–Chambly 16,441
24012 Berthier–Maskinongé 13,112
24013 Thérèse-De Blainville 10,688
24014 Pierre-Boucher–Les Patriotes–Verchères 13,894
24015 Bourassa 7,206
24016 Brome–Missisquoi 15,029
24017 Brossard–Saint-Lambert 15,211
24018 Rimouski-Neigette–Témiscouata–Les Basques 9,437
24019 Charlesbourg–Haute-Saint-Charles 15,460
24020 Beauport–Côte-de-Beaupré–Île d’Orléans–Charlevoix 12,033
24021 Châteauguay–Lacolle 10,476
24022 Chicoutimi–Le Fjord 7,851
24023 Compton–Stanstead 13,382
24024 Dorval–Lachine–LaSalle 12,604
24025 Drummond 9,238
24026 Gaspésie–Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine 9,744
24027 Gatineau 12,845
24028 Hochelaga 9,416
24029 Honoré-Mercier 10,921
24030 Hull–Aylmer 11,486
24031 Joliette 13,748
24032 Jonquière 7,772
24033 La Pointe-de-l’Île 11,602
24034 La Prairie 13,907
24035 Lac-Saint-Jean 9,905
24036 Lac-Saint-Louis 15,697
24037 LaSalle–Émard–Verdun 11,483
24038 Laurentides–Labelle 17,002
24039 Laurier–Sainte-Marie 10,579
24040 Laval–Les Îles 9,660
24041 Longueuil–Charles-LeMoyne 11,814
24042 Lévis–Lotbinière 14,135
24043 Longueuil–Saint-Hubert 14,403
24044 Louis-Hébert 17,158
24045 Louis-Saint-Laurent 17,494
24046 Manicouagan 6,951
24047 Mégantic–L’Érable 11,260
24048 Mirabel 12,302
24049 Montarville 13,091
24050 Montcalm 11,642
24051 Montmagny–L’Islet–Kamouraska–Rivière-du-Loup 10,648
24052 Mount Royal 12,837
24053 Notre-Dame-de-Grâce–Westmount 11,495
24054 Outremont 8,945
24055 Papineau 10,142
24056 Pierrefonds–Dollard 12,756
24057 Pontiac 14,076
24058 Portneuf–Jacques-Cartier 14,489
24059 Québec 13,397
24060 Repentigny 13,792
24061 Richmond–Arthabaska 12,574
24062 Rivière-des-Mille-Îles 13,046
24063 Rivière-du-Nord 13,840
24064 Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie 11,606
24065 Marc-Aurèle-Fortin 10,784
24066 Saint-Hyacinthe–Bagot 10,094
24067 Saint-Jean 14,917
24068 Saint-Laurent 7,741
24069 Saint-Léonard–Saint-Michel 7,733
24070 Saint-Maurice–Champlain 14,468
24071 Salaberry–Suroît 15,609
24072 Shefford 12,575
24073 Sherbrooke 13,040
24074 Vaudreuil–Soulanges 14,675
24075 Terrebonne 10,378
24076 Trois-Rivières 15,394
24077 Ville-Marie–Le Sud-Ouest–Île-des-Soeurs 11,267
24078 Vimy 10,892
Total Quebec 942,008


Province Ontario Number of Electors
35001 Ajax 11,702
35002 Algoma–Manitoulin–Kapuskasing 7,872
35003 Aurora–Oak Ridges–Richmond Hill 11,747
35004 Barrie–Innisfil 9,618
35005 Barrie–Springwater–Oro-Medonte 12,320
35006 Bay of Quinte 13,073
35007 Beaches–East York 12,617
35008 Brampton Centre 8,737
35009 Brampton East 8,156
35010 Brampton North 10,445
35011 Brampton South 9,717
35012 Brampton West 9,916
35013 Brantford–Brant 10,753
35014 Bruce–Grey–Owen Sound 13,452
35015 Burlington 12,989
35016 Cambridge 9,987
35017 Chatham-Kent–Leamington 10,278
35018 Davenport 9,008
35019 Don Valley East 8,475
35020 Don Valley North 9,370
35021 Don Valley West 13,277
35022 Dufferin–Caledon 12,053
35023 Durham 12,145
35024 Eglinton–Lawrence 14,933
35025 Elgin–Middlesex–London 11,229
35026 Essex 11,903
35027 Etobicoke Centre 12,165
35028 Etobicoke–Lakeshore 13,235
35029 Etobicoke North 7,833
35030 Flamborough–Glanbrook 10,171
35031 Glengarry–Prescott–Russell 15,370
35032 Guelph 13,577
35033 Haldimand–Norfolk 11,721
35034 Haliburton–Kawartha Lakes–Brock 12,201
35035 Hamilton Centre 4,477
35036 Hamilton East–Stoney Creek 7,668
35037 Hamilton Mountain 7,870
35038 Hamilton West–Ancaster–Dundas 12,161
35039 Hastings–Lennox and Addington 10,924
35040 Huron–Bruce 12,436
35041 Kanata–Carleton 14,726
35042 Kenora 4,398
35043 King–Vaughan 9,277
35044 Kingston and the Islands 15,377
35045 Kitchener Centre 9,049
35046 Kitchener–Conestoga 8,795
35047 Kitchener South–Hespeler 8,442
35048 Lambton–Kent–Middlesex 10,453
35049 Lanark–Frontenac–Kingston 13,069
35050 Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes 10,175
35051 London–Fanshawe 10,676
35052 London North Centre 11,433
35053 London West 13,576
35054 Markham–Stouffville 13,485
35055 Markham–Thornhill 11,119
35056 Markham–Unionville 11,511
35057 Milton 9,751
35058 Mississauga Centre 9,405
35059 Mississauga East–Cooksville 10,152
35060 Mississauga–Erin Mills 13,162
35061 Mississauga–Lakeshore 13,206
35062 Mississauga–Malton 9,139
35063 Mississauga–Streetsville 11,717
35064 Nepean 15,231
35065 Newmarket–Aurora 10,678
35066 Niagara Centre 9,759
35067 Niagara Falls 13,183
35068 Niagara West 8,586
35069 Nickel Belt 10,266
35070 Nipissing–Timiskaming 9,711
35071 Northumberland–Peterborough South 15,183
35072 Oakville 14,501
35073 Oakville North–Burlington 14,847
35074 Oshawa 11,313
35075 Ottawa Centre 18,751
35076 Orléans 18,741
35077 Ottawa South 14,590
35078 Ottawa–Vanier 12,789
35079 Ottawa West–Nepean 13,996
35080 Oxford 9,463
35081 Parkdale–High Park 11,203
35082 Parry Sound–Muskoka 11,609
35083 Perth–Wellington 10,450
35084 Peterborough–Kawartha 15,251
35085 Pickering–Uxbridge 11,669
35086 Renfrew–Nipissing–Pembroke 12,537
35087 Richmond Hill 12,477
35088 Carleton 15,420
35089 St. Catharines 9,882
35090 Toronto–St. Paul's 11,512
35091 Sarnia–Lambton 9,441
35092 Sault Ste. Marie 5,023
35093 Scarborough–Agincourt 8,853
35094 Scarborough Centre 9,501
35095 Scarborough–Guildwood 8,544
35096 Scarborough North 8,366
35097 Scarborough–Rouge Park 11,560
35098 Scarborough Southwest 9,155
35099 Simcoe–Grey 16,318
35100 Simcoe North 12,606
35101 Spadina–Fort York 8,724
35102 Stormont–Dundas–South Glengarry 12,083
35103 Sudbury 8,861
35104 Thornhill 12,804
35105 Thunder Bay–Rainy River 7,017
35106 Thunder Bay–Superior North 9,296
35107 Timmins–James Bay 6,621
35108 Toronto Centre 10,612
35109 Toronto–Danforth 12,945
35110 University–Rosedale 11,573
35111 Vaughan–Woodbridge 7,505
35112 Waterloo 9,956
35113 Wellington–Halton Hills 13,984
35114 Whitby 11,619
35115 Willowdale 8,378
35116 Windsor–Tecumseh 9,498
35117 Windsor West 6,306
35118 York Centre 9,106
35119 York–Simcoe 11,555
35120 York South–Weston 7,462
35121 Humber River–Black Creek 4,809
Total Ontario 1,333,353


Province Manitoba Number of Electors
46001 Brandon–Souris 6,436
46002 Charleswood–St. James–Assiniboia–Headingley 9,294
46003 Churchill–Keewatinook Aski 7,154
46004 Dauphin–Swan River–Neepawa 6,432
46005 Elmwood–Transcona 8,316
46006 Kildonan–St. Paul 8,246
46007 Portage–Lisgar 5,293
46008 Provencher 7,325
46009 Saint Boniface–Saint Vital 9,610
46010 Selkirk–Interlake–Eastman 9,387
46011 Winnipeg Centre 4,959
46012 Winnipeg North 5,477
46013 Winnipeg South 9,320
46014 Winnipeg South Centre 11,205
Total Manitoba 108,454


Province Saskatchewan Number of Electors
47001 Battlefords–Lloydminster 4,786
47002 Cypress Hills–Grasslands 4,787
47003 Desnethé–Missinippi–Churchill River 4,179
47004 Carlton Trail–Eagle Creek 7,093
47005 Moose Jaw–Lake Centre–Lanigan 5,561
47006 Prince Albert 6,521
47007 Regina–Lewvan 8,204
47008 Regina–Qu’Appelle 5,997
47009 Regina–Wascana 7,699
47010 Saskatoon–Grasswood 9,911
47011 Saskatoon–University 9,854
47012 Saskatoon West 10,045
47013 Souris–Moose Mountain 5,482
47014 Yorkton–Melville 5,710
Total Saskatchewan 95,829


Province Alberta Number of Electors
48001 Banff–Airdrie 15,346
48002 Battle River–Crowfoot 7,246
48003 Bow River 8,074
48004 Calgary Centre 10,569
48005 Calgary Confederation 10,588
48006 Calgary Forest Lawn 5,240
48007 Calgary Heritage 11,104
48008 Calgary Midnapore 10,388
48009 Calgary Nose Hill 12,110
48010 Calgary Rocky Ridge 13,607
48011 Calgary Shepard 11,431
48012 Calgary Signal Hill 13,093
48013 Calgary Skyview 8,763
48014 Edmonton Centre 10,048
48015 Edmonton Griesbach 9,369
48016 Edmonton Manning 10,243
48017 Edmonton Mill Woods 8,080
48018 Edmonton Riverbend 11,100
48019 Edmonton Strathcona 9,347
48020 Edmonton West 10,007
48021 Edmonton–Wetaskiwin 15,047
48022 Foothills 12,712
48023 Fort McMurray–Cold Lake 9,571
48024 Grande Prairie–Mackenzie 8,626
48025 Lakeland 10,110
48026 Lethbridge 10,349
48027 Medicine Hat–Cardston–Warner 8,038
48028 Peace River–Westlock 7,409
48029 Red Deer–Mountain View 12,275
48030 Red Deer–Lacombe 11,439
48031 St. Albert–Edmonton 11,894
48032 Sherwood Park–Fort Saskatchewan 12,868
48033 Sturgeon River–Parkland 11,885
48034 Yellowhead 10,854
Total Alberta 358,830


Province British Columbia Number of Electors
59001 Abbotsford 9,724
59002 Burnaby North–Seymour 10,704
59003 Burnaby South 9,376
59004 Cariboo–Prince George 9,891
59005 Central Okanagan–Similkameen–Nicola 13,680
59006 Chilliwack–Hope 9,937
59007 Cloverdale–Langley City 11,406
59008 Coquitlam–Port Coquitlam 11,191
59009 Courtenay–Alberni 14,976
59010 Cowichan–Malahat–Langford 13,926
59011 Delta 11,679
59012 Fleetwood–Port Kells 12,561
59013 Kamloops–Thompson–Cariboo 14,224
59014 Kelowna–Lake Country 12,661
59015 Kootenay–Columbia 14,899
59016 Langley–Aldergrove 9,731
59017 Mission–Matsqui–Fraser Canyon 9,007
59018 Nanaimo–Ladysmith 15,157
59019 New Westminster–Burnaby 11,591
59020 North Okanagan–Shuswap 16,213
59021 North Vancouver 14,268
59022 Pitt Meadows–Maple Ridge 9,171
59023 Port Moody–Coquitlam 11,006
59024 Prince George–Peace River–Northern Rockies 10,878
59025 Richmond Centre 6,943
59026 Esquimalt–Saanich–Sooke 16,358
59027 Saanich–Gulf Islands 16,236
59028 Skeena–Bulkley Valley 8,322
59029 South Okanagan–West Kootenay 14,412
59030 South Surrey–White Rock 12,105
59031 Steveston–Richmond East 9,521
59032 Surrey Centre 9,255
59033 Surrey–Newton 10,658
59034 Vancouver Centre 13,776
59035 Vancouver East 10,872
59036 Vancouver Granville 12,581
59037 North Island–Powell River 12,232
59038 Vancouver Kingsway 9,539
59039 Vancouver Quadra 13,262
59040 Vancouver South 10,382
59041 Victoria 17,501
59042 West Vancouver–Sunshine Coast–Sea to Sky Country 16,108
Total British Columbia 507,920


Territory Yukon Number of Electors
60001 Yukon 3,013
Total Yukon 3,013


Territory Northwest Territories Number of Electors
61001 Northwest Territories 2,746
Total Northwest Territories 2,746


Territory Nunavut Number of Electors
62001 Nunavut 1,109
Total Nunavut 1,109


National total 3,633,422

The following table compares the turnout by province or territory for advance voting in the 42nd and 41st general elections.

Province or Territory 42nd General Election
Advance Voting
(Preliminary Figures)
41st General Election
Advance Voting
(Final Figures)
Newfoundland and Labrador 31,433 17,269
Prince Edward Island 22,068 13,201
Nova Scotia 113,474 62,976
New Brunswick 113,185 71,298
Quebec 942,008 569,466
Ontario 1,333,353 839,515
Manitoba 108,454 56,723
Saskatchewan 95,829 47,735
Alberta 358,830 160,199
British Columbia 507,920 259,278
Yukon 3,013 1,578
Northwest Territories 2,746 1,262
Nunavut 1,109 355
Total 3,633,422 2,100,855

These preliminary figures are based on numbers reported by returning officers and are not final until all the votes are counted on election day and the results have been validated by the returning officers. The final results will be published in the official voting results following the election.

When it was introduced in 1920, voting at advance polls was limited to certain groups of voters whose work required them to be away from their electoral districts on election day. Today, it is one of several voting methods that may be used by any elector who wishes to vote before election day.

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