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Federal Voter Turnout in First Nations Reserves (2004–2011) (Research Note)

Appendix

Federal Turnout on First Nations Reserves, by Electoral District (2008–2011)

  2008
(On-reserve Polls)
2008
(On-reserve Turnout)
2011
(On-reserve Polls)
2011
(On-reserve Turnout)
Difference
(Percentage Points)
Polls on reserve 1,352 42.4 1,353 44.8 2.3
Newfoundland and Labrador 2 25.8 3 31.3 5.5
Labrador 1 24.9 2 30.3 5.4
Random—Burin—St. George's 1 26.4 1 33.3 6.9
Prince Edward Island 6 63.5 6 58.2 -5.3
Cardigan 3 64.1 3 58.0 -6.1
Egmont 2 63.7 2 56.5 -7.2
Malpeque 1 61.7 1 59.9 -1.8
Nova Scotia 39 48.4 46 49.5 1.1
Cape Breton—Canso 2 31.8 2 55.5 23.7
Central Nova 9 59.3 10 58.5 -0.8
Dartmouth—Cole Harbour 3 59.4 5 55.0 -4.4
Kings—Hants 5 49.1 5 48.7 -0.4
Cumberland—Colchester—Musquodoboit Valley 2 35.8 2 39.4 3.6
Sackville—Eastern Shore 1 64.2 1 67.2 3.0
South Shore—St. Margaret's 6 51.7 7 51.5 -0.2
Sydney—Victoria 7 37.2 10 37.5 0.3
West Nova 4 46.8 4 51.0 4.2
New Brunswick 31 43.6 31 44.5 0.9
Acadie—Bathurst N/A N/A 1 56.2 N/A
Beauséjour 4 42.8 4 51.9 9.1
Fredericton 6 35.1 6 34.9 -0.2
Madawaska—Restigouche 4 46.8 4 44.0 -2.8
Miramichi 11 54.3 10 53.7 -0.6
New Brunswick Southwest 1 14.3 1 19.2 4.9
Tobique—Mactaquac 5 33.3 5 32.2 -1.1
Quebec 50 27.0  55 30.7 3.7
Abitibi—Témiscamingue 5 39.1 7 43.6 4.5
Beauharnois—Salaberry 2 19.5 2 15.4 -4.1
Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord 2 48.2 2 58.4 10.2
Châteauguay—Saint-Constant 1 27.9 N/A N/A N/A
Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine 3 21.5 3 22.9 1.4
Joliette 1 9.4 1 11.0 1.6
Laurentides—Labelle 2 58.3 1 58.0 -0.3
Louis-Saint-Laurent 5 42.2 9 44.9 2.7
Manicouagan 14 14.2 16 25.1 10.9
Abitibi—Baie-James—Nunavik—Eeyou 1 12.7 1 10.5 -2.2
Pontiac 2 5.8 3 20.0 14.2
Bas-Richelieu—Nicolet—Bécancour 6 54.2 6 54.4 0.2
Montmagny—L'Islet—Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup 2 52.1 N/A N/A N/A
Roberval—Lac-Saint-Jean 2 24.3 2 18.9 -5.4
Saint-Maurice—Champlain 2 7.7 2 18.4 10.7
Ontario 185 42.0 185 46.3 4.3
Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing 27 40.4 23 49.8 9.4
Brant 10 31.5 9 33.1 1.6
Chatham-Kent—Essex 1 35.8 1 47.4 11.6
Durham 2 48.3 2 46.2 -2.1
Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound 2 46.1 2 52.9 6.8
Haldimand—Norfolk N/A N/A 1 56.9 N/A
Kenora 49 45.1 49 47.6 2.5
Lambton—Kent—Middlesex 9 38.8 10 41.1 2.3
Nickel Belt 5 47.7 5 50.8 3.1
Nipissing—Timiskaming 2 38.1 2 49.6 11.5
Northumberland—Quinte West 1 45.6 1 49.3 3.7
Parry Sound—Muskoka 10 50.5 9 51.6 1.1
Peterborough 4 57.6 4 57.1 -0.5
Prince Edward—Hastings 4 29.2 4 34.5 5.3
Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke 1 36.7 1 34.7 -2.0
Sarnia—Lambton 1 31.1 1 34.4 3.3
Sault Ste. Marie 6 46.9 6 53.9 7.0
Simcoe North 3 46.3 3 53.1 6.8
Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry 4 55.4 5 47.8 -7.6
Thunder Bay—Rainy River 22 47.8 24 48.8 1.0
Thunder Bay—Superior North 10 37.6 11 40.5 2.9
Timmins—James Bay 10 26.4 10 38.4 12.0
York—Simcoe 2 45.5 2 44.3 -1.2
Manitoba 101 37.6 97 37.6 0.0
Brandon—Souris 2 21.9 2 20.6 -1.3
Churchill 54 38.4 51 40.3 1.9
Dauphin—Swan River—Marquette 18 30.5 18 29.6 -0.9
Portage—Lisgar 6 36.9 6 32.1 -4.8
Provencher 6 46.6 5 49.6 3.0
Selkirk—Interlake 15 40.7 15 33.4 -7.3
Saskatchewan 210 39.7 201 47.6 7.9
Battlefords—Lloydminster 17 19.1 16 32.8 13.7
Blackstrap 1 64.2 1 59.2 -5.0
Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River 80 37.3 71 44.6 7.3
Cypress Hills—Grasslands 2 45.3 2 49.6 4.3
Palliser 1 57.2 1 66.7 9.5
Prince Albert 6 53.6 6 53.8 0.2
Regina—Qu'Appelle 36 51.0 33 52.8 1.8
Saskatoon—Humboldt 6 45.1 6 53.2 8.1
Saskatoon—Wanuskewin 11 51.0 11 73.9 22.9
Souris—Moose Mountain 26 52.7 27 55.8 3.1
Wascana 1 26.4 N/A N/A N/A
Yorkton—Melville 23 41.5 27 49.9 8.4
Alberta 116 30.8 102 32.8 2.0
Fort McMurray—Athabasca 39 33.2 29 36.1 2.9
Edmonton—Spruce Grove 1 24.0 1 27.6 3.6
Lethbridge 1 59.2 1 61.9 2.7
Macleod 19 28.7 16 29.8 1.1
Peace River 19 32.5 19 32.5 0.0
Westlock—St. Paul 11 27.9 13 29.9 2.0
Wetaskiwin 10 26.0 8 27.5 1.5
Wild Rose 5 29.9 4 28.6 -1.3
Yellowhead 11 38.9 11 43.6 4.7
British Columbia 607 48.0 622 48.6 0.6
Abbotsford 4 60.0 5 55.5 -4.5
Cariboo—Prince George 76 33.2 76 41.7 8.5
Chilliwack—Fraser Canyon 172 48.6 173 48.0 -0.6
Delta—Richmond East 5 58.1 5 57.5 -0.6
Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge—Mission 3 53.0 3 46.7 -6.3
Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca 10 50.5 11 49.1 -1.4
Fleetwood—Port Kells 1 50.6 1 45.3 -5.3
Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo 18 53.1 19 52.9 -0.2
Kelowna—Lake Country 5 51.2 4 48.8 -2.4
Kootenay—Columbia 10 51.9 9 49.3 -2.6
Langley 4 64.3 4 58.9 -5.4
Nanaimo—Alberni 24 52.1 24 52.6 0.5
Nanaimo—Cowichan 31 50.8 32 50.5 -0.3
New Westminster—Coquitlam N/A N/A 1 28.1 N/A
Okanagan—Shuswap 21 53.9 27 51.6 -2.3
North Vancouver 10 52.7 10 46.8 -5.9
Okanagan—Coquihalla 34 48.4 36 48.0 -0.4
Port Moody—Westwood—Port Coquitlam 2 54.1 2 47.9 -6.2
Prince George—Peace River 14 42.7 14 44.6 1.9
Saanich—Gulf Islands 10 54.3 11 50.6 -3.7
Skeena—Bulkley Valley 81 47.6 81 49.7 2.1
British Columbia Southern Interior 9 51.3 9 51.3 0.0
South Surrey—White Rock—Cloverdale 1 38.4 1 52.3 13.9
Vancouver Island North 41 43.4 42 49.8 6.4
Vancouver Quadra 3 44.3 3 44.2 -0.1
West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country 18 48.5 19 45.0 -3.5
Yukon 3 46.8 3 69.2 22.4
Yukon 3 46.8 3 69.2 22.4
Northwest Territories 2 43.2 2 46.7 3.5
Western Arctic 2 43.2 2 46.7 3.5
Nunavut a - - - - -

a There are no First Nations reserves identified in Nunavut.