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

May 12, 2006

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 on the administration of the 39th general election, held on January 23, 2006, and the administration of my Office since the publication of my previous report. 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 Thirty-ninth General Election 2006: Official Voting Results will be published on May 12, 2006, following the tabling of my report. Pursuant to paragraph 533(a) 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,

Jean-Pierre Kingsley