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By-Elections November 27, 2006 – Official Voting Results


Synopsis of the official voting results

Note to the reader

Electors on the lists

For the November 27, 2006, by-elections, the final lists of electors, established after election day under section 109 of the Canada Elections Act, included:

* 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

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

Bloc Québécois
Bloc Québécois

Canadian Action
Canadian Action Party

Conservative
Conservative Party of Canada

Green Party
Green Party of Canada

Independent
Independent

Liberal
Liberal Party of Canada

N.D.P.
New Democratic Party

PC Party
Progressive Canadian Party

Table 3. Number of electors and polling stations
Electoral district Population* Electors on the final lists Ordinary polling stations Advance polling stations Total polling stations
Stationary Mobile
London North Centre
107,672
90,797
235
5
10
250
Repentigny
103,977
85,366
202
2
11
215

* Based on 2001 census

Table 4. Number of ballots and elector turnout
Electoral district Population* Electors on the final lists Valid ballots Rejected ballots Total ballots cast Percentage of elector participation
London North Centre
107,672
90,797
38,099
174
38,273
42.2
Repentigny
103,977
85,366
31,143
493
31,636
37.1

*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
London North Centre Glen Pearson (Liberal) London Firefighter
13,285
34.87
Elizabeth May (Green Party) Ottawa Leader, Federal Political Party
9,845
25.84
Dianne Haskett (Conservative) London Lawyer
9,327
24.48
Megan Walker (N.D.P.) London Executive Director – NGO
5,365
14.08
Steve Hunter (PC Party) London Carpenter
146
0.38
Robert Ede (Independent) Thornhill Realtor
78
0.2
Will Arlow (Canadian Action) Straffordville Businessman
53
0.14
Repentigny Raymond Gravel (Bloc Québécois) La Plaine Priest
20,635
66.26
Stéphane Bourgon (Conservative) Repentigny Lawyer
5,822
18.69
Réjean Bellemare (N.D.P.) Le Gardeur Economist
2,187
7.02
Christian Turenne (Liberal) Repentigny Financial Advisor
1,940
6.23
Jocelyne Leduc (Independent) Saint-Hippolyte Student
390
1.25
Mahmood Raza Baig (Canadian Action) Montréal Journalist
91
0.29
Régent Millette (Independent) Laval Retiree
78
0.25