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By-elections November 17, 2014 – Official Voting Results

Synopsis of the official voting results

Note to the reader

Electors on the lists

For the November 17, 2014, 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:

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

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

Green Party
Green Party of Canada

Liberal
Liberal Party of Canada

Libertarian
Libertarian Party of Canada

NDP-New Democratic Party
New Democratic 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
Whitby–Oshawa 146,307 # 261 2 15 278
Yellowhead 105,526 # 250 8 24 282

* Based on 2011 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
Whitby–Oshawa 146,307 109,327 34,644 102 34,746 31.8
Yellowhead 105,526 78,641 12,601 51 12,652 16.1

* Based on 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada. Includes Canadian and non-Canadian citizens of all ages.

Table 5
List of candidates and individual results – Whitby–Oshawa
Candidate and affiliation Place of residence Occupation Votes obtained Percentage of valid votes
Pat Perkins
Conservative Party of Canada
Whitby, Ont. Retired 17,082 49.3
Celina Caesar-Chavannes
Liberal Party of Canada
Whitby, Ont. Research Consultant 14,083 40.7
Trish McAuliffe
New Democratic Party
Whitby, Ont. Retired 2,801 8.1
Craig Cameron
Green Party of Canada
Whitby, Ont. Academic Advisor 500 1.4
John "The Engineer" Turmel
Independent
Brantford, Ont. Banking Systems Engineer 101 0.3
Josh Borenstein
Independent
North York, Ont. Student 77 0.2

Table 5
List of candidates and individual results – Yellowhead
Candidate and affiliation Place of residence Occupation Votes obtained Percentage of valid votes
Jim Eglinski
Conservative Party of Canada
Yellowhead County, Alta./Alb. Retired RCMP 7,884 62.6
Ryan Heinz Maguhn
Liberal Party of Canada
Hinton, Alta./Alb. Teacher 2,518 20.0
Eric Rosendahl
New Democratic Party
Hinton, Alta./Alb. Retired 1,203 9.5
Dean Williams
Independent
Whitecourt, Alta./Alb. Documentarian/ Photographer 622 4.9
Cory Lystang
Libertarian Party of Canada
Mayerthorpe, Alta./Alb. Pressure Truck Driver 374 3.0