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By-election May 13, 2013 – Official Voting Results

Synopsis of the official voting results

Note to the reader

Electors on the lists

For the May 13, 2013, 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, including by mail or in person at a local Elections Canada office. 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

Liberal
Liberal Party of Canada

Libertarian
Libertarian Party of Canada

NDP-New Democratic Party
New Democratic Party

Table 2
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
Labrador 26,364 20,630 66 3 20 89

*Based on 2006 Census of Population, Statistics Canada. Includes Canadian and non-Canadian citizens of all ages.

Table 3
Number of ballots cast and voter turnout
Electoral district Population* Electors on the final lists Valid ballots Rejected ballots Total
ballots cast
Percentage of voter turnout
Labrador 26,364 20,630 12,110 27 12,137 58.8

*Based on 2006 Census of Population, Statistics Canada. Includes Canadian and non-Canadian citizens of all ages.

Table 4
List of candidates and individual results – Labrador
Candidate and affiliation Place of residence Occupation Votes obtained Percentage of valid votes
Yvonne Jones
Liberal Party of Canada
Mary's Harbour Parliamentarian 5,812 48.0
Peter Penashue
Conservative Party of Canada
Sheshastshiu Parliamentarian 3,924 32.4
Harry Borlase
New Democratic Party
Happy Valley-Goose Bay Northern Analyst 2,324 19.2
Norman Andrews
Libertarian Party of Canada
Happy Valley-Goose Bay Driver 50 0.4

*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 a person in relation to whom the elector is a dependant, or
  • 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
  • the residence of the spouse, the common-law partner, a relative or a dependant of the elector, 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
  • the place of his or her arrest, or
  • the last court where the elector was convicted and sentenced