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Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada on the 40th General Election of October 14, 2008

February 2, 2009

The Honourable Peter Milliken
Speaker of the House of Commons
Centre Block
House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A6

Dear Mr. Speaker:

I have the honour to provide my report following the 40th general election, held on October 14, 2008. I am submitting this report in accordance with subsection 534(1) of the Canada Elections Act, S.C. 2000, c. 9.

Under section 536 of the Act, the Speaker shall submit this report to the House of Commons without delay.

I also wish to inform you that the official voting results will be published following the tabling of my report. Pursuant to section 533 of the Canada Elections Act, the Chief Electoral Officer must publish, after each general election, a report that sets out the voting results by polling division and any other information he considers relevant.

Yours truly,

Signature – Marc Mayrand

Marc Mayrand
Chief Electoral Officer