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Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada on the 39th General Election of January 23, 2006


Appendix VI – Election Workers, 39th General Election, 2006


Number of Election Positions in Electoral Districts
39th General Election, 2006
Position Workers
Additional assistant returning officer
126
Additional poll clerk – advance poll
373
Assistant automation coordinator
332
Automation coordinator
333
Assistant returning officer
308
Community relations officer – Aboriginal
157
Community relations officer – ethnocultural
64
Community relations officer – homeless
10
Community relations officer – youth
114
Central poll supervisor – standby
275
Central poll supervisor – advance poll
939
Central poll supervisor – ordinary poll
9,174
Deputy returning officer – advance poll
3,674
Deputy returning officer – correctional institution
261
Deputy returning officer – mobile poll
1,308
Deputy returning officer – ordinary poll
61,026
Deputy returning officer – special ballot
1,194
Deputy returning officer – standby – advance poll
602
Deputy returning officer – standby – ordinary poll
3,155
Financial officer
345
Information officer – advance poll
1,522
Information officer – ordinary poll
11,353
Interpreter – Aboriginal Elder and Youth Program – elder
240
Interpreter – Aboriginal Elder and Youth Program – youth
225
Interpreter language – advance poll
12
Interpreter language – ordinary poll
47
Inventory clerk
549
Judicial recount clerk
52
Office clerk
6,229
Office coordinator
624
Office messenger
593
Poll clerk – advance poll
4,190
Poll clerk – correctional institution
239
Poll clerk – mobile poll
1,307
Poll clerk – ordinary poll
60,997
Poll clerk – special ballot
1,153
Receptionist
1,375
Recruitment officer
531
Registration officer – advance poll
2,532
Registration officer – ordinary poll
12,033
Registration officer – standby
349
Returning officer
308
Revising agent – office of additional assistant returning officer
606
Revising agent – regular revision
6,036
Revising agent – targeted revision
4,362
Revision centre clerk
890
Revision supervisor
485
Special ballot coordinator – office of additional assistant returning officer
278
Special ballot coordinator – hospital
813
Special ballot coordinator – office of returning officer
982
Special messenger
432
Support staff for office of additional assistant returning officer
43
Training officer
517
Witness – validation of results
258
Total
205,932*

* With the exception of the positions of returning officer and assistant returning officer, all figures reflect the total number of election workers who filled a specific position during the election period. However, in some cases, more than one individual was hired to perform a given task, due, for example, to staff changes and job sharing. Additionally, some workers filled more than one position. Therefore, the 205,932 positions listed above were filled by a total of 180,925 workers.