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By-elections November 25, 2013 – Official Voting Results

Synopsis of the official voting results

Note to the reader

Electors on the lists

For the November 25, 2013, by-elections, 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

Bloc Québécois
Bloc Québécois

Conservative
Conservative Party of Canada

Green Party
Green Party of Canada

Liberal
Liberal Party of Canada

Libertarian
Libertarian Party of Canada

NDP-New Democratic Party
New Democratic Party

Online Party
Online Party of Canada

PC Party
Progressive Canadian Party

Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros 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
Bourassa 100,683 69,395 186 5 11 202
Brandon–Souris 84,602 62,619 185 9 13 207
Provencher 87,737 67,439 173 8 12 193
Toronto Centre 121,407 92,780 251 2 13 266

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

Table 4
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
Bourassa 100,683 69,395 18,338 295 18,633 26.9
Brandon–Souris 84,602 62,619 27,637 106 27,743 44.3
Provencher 87,737 67,439 22,417 136 22,553 33.4
Toronto Centre 121,407 92,780 34,821 177 34,998 37.7

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

Table 5
List of candidates and individual results – Bourassa
Candidate and affiliation Place of residence Occupation Votes obtained Percentage of valid votes
Emmanuel Dubourg
Liberal Party of Canada
Saint-Lambert Accountant 8,825 48.1
Stéphane Moraille
New Democratic Party
Boucherville Lawyer 5,766 31.4
Daniel Duranleau
Bloc Québécois
Montréal Community Activist 2,387 13.0
Rida Mahmoud
Conservative Party of Canada
Montréal-Nord Architectural Technologist 852 4.6
Danny Polifroni
Green Party of Canada
Montréal Engineer 368 2.0
Serge Lavoie
Rhinoceros Party
Montréal Musician 140 0.8
List of candidates and individual results – Brandon–Souris
Candidate and affiliation Place of residence Occupation Votes obtained Percentage of valid votes
Larry Maguire
Conservative Party of Canada
Virden Legislator 12,205 44.2
Rolf Dinsdale
Liberal Party of Canada
Brandon Business Executive 11,816 42.8
Cory Szczepanski
New Democratic Party
Wawanesa Welder 1,996 7.2
David Michael Neufeld
Green Party of Canada
Boissevain Farmer 1,349 4.9
Frank William James Godon
Libertarian Party of Canada
Boissevain Contractor/Carpenter 271 1.0
List of candidates and individual results – Provencher
Candidate and affiliation Place of residence Occupation Votes obtained Percentage of valid votes
Ted Falk
Conservative Party of Canada
Steinbach Business Owner 13,046 58.2
Terry Hayward
Liberal Party of Canada
Anola Retired 6,711 29.9
Natalie Courcelles Beaudry
New Democratic Party
Lorette Constituency Assistant 1,843 8.2
Janine Gibson
Green Party of Canada
Grunthal Organic Inspector 817 3.6
List of candidates and individual results – Toronto Centre
Candidate and affiliation Place of residence Occupation Votes obtained Percentage of valid votes
Chrystia Freeland
Liberal Party of Canada
Toronto Journalist 17,194 49.4
Linda McQuaig
New Democratic Party
Toronto Author and Journalist 12,640 36.3
Geoff Pollock
Conservative Party of Canada
Toronto Lawyer 3,004 8.6
John Deverell
Green Party of Canada
Toronto Retired Journalist 1,034 3.0
Dorian Baxter
Progressive Canadian Party
Newmarket Anglican Clergy 453 1.3
Judi Falardeau
Libertarian Party of Canada
Toronto Entrepreneur and Chef 236 0.7
Kevin Clarke
Independent
Toronto Servant 84 0.2
John "The Engineer" Turmel
Independent
Brantford Banking Systems Engineer 56 0.2
Leslie Bory
Independent
Dunnville Machinist 51 0.1
Michael Nicula
Online Party of Canada
Toronto IT Entrepreneur 43 0.1
Bahman Yazdanfar
Independent
Toronto Business Consultant 26 0.1

*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