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Official Voting Results Following the May 24, 2005 By-election Held in Labrador


Synopsis of the official voting results

Note to the reader

Electors on the lists

For the May 24, 2005, by-election, the final lists of electors, established after election day under section 109 of the Canada Elections Act, included:

Voting under the Special Voting Rules

The Special Voting Rules allow voting by special ballot, by mail or in person at the office of the returning officer. If electors are away from their electoral districts, they can also register to vote with Elections Canada in Ottawa. Official voting results under the Special Voting Rules are broken down into two groups.

Under Group 1, we report results of votes cast by the following categories of electors:

Under Group 2, we report results of votes cast by the following categories of electors:

Rounding of figures

Because the figures given in the tables in this report were rounded, there may be some discrepancies in the totals.

Short forms of political affiliations used in this report

Conservative
Conservative Party of Canada

Green Party
Green Party of Canada

Independent
Independent

Liberal
Liberal Party of Canada

N.D.P.
New Democratic Party

Table 3 - Number of electors and polling stations
Electoral district Population* Electors on the lists Ordinary
polling stations
Advance polling stations Total polling stations
Stationary Mobile

Labrador

27,864 19,876 65 1 17 83

*Based on 2001 Census



Table 4 – Number of ballots and elector turnout
Electoral district Population* Electors
on the lists
Valid ballots Rejected ballots Total
ballots cast
Percentage of elector participation

Labrador

27,864 19,876 10,564 58 10,622 53.4

*Based on 2001 Census

Table 5 – List of candidates and individual results
Electoral district Candidate and affiliation Place of residence Occupation Votes obtained Percentage of valid votes
Labrador Condon, Ern
(Independent)
Labrador City Retired/Guidance Counsellor 598 5.66
Crummey, Jason
(Green Party)
St. John's Writer/Author 68 0.64
Fry, Frances
(N.D.P.)
Wabush Social Worker 1,045 9.89
Letto, Graham
(Conservative)
Labrador City Retired 3,415 32.32
Russell, Todd
(Liberal)
Happy Valley-Goose Bay President/CEO of Labrador Metis Nation 5,438 51.47


* For Canadian electors temporarily residing outside Canada, the address for voting purposes is one of the following:

  the address of the elector's last place of ordinary residence in Canada
  the address of the place of ordinary residence of the spouse, the common-law partner or a relative of the elector, a relative of the elector's spouse or common-law partner, or of a person in relation to whom the elector is a dependant
  the address of the place of ordinary residence of a person with whom the elector would live if he or she were not residing outside Canada


** For incarcerated electors, the address for voting purposes is the first of the following places known to the elector:

  the elector's residence before being incarcerated, or
  the residence of the spouse, the common-law partner or a relative or dependant of the elector, or of a relative of the elector's spouse or common-law partner or a person with whom the elector would live if he or she were not incarcerated, or
  the place of his or her arrest, or
  the last court where the elector was convicted and sentenced