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Appendix B: Departmental Result IndicatorsRetrospective Report on the 44th General Election of September 20, 2021

Results Achieved for Electoral Administration and Oversight

Departmental Result

Canadians can exercise their democratic rights to vote and to be a candidate
Departmental Result Indicator Target Actual Results
Percentage of electors included in the National Register of Electors At least 94% 97%
Percentage of polling stations that meet Elections Canada's key accessibility criteria 100% 94%
Percentage of electors' residences that are within 6 kilometres of their assigned polling place on polling day At least 95% 92%
Percentage of electors' residences that are within 12 kilometres of their assigned polling place on advance polling days At least 95% 93%
Number of electors who attended the Inspire Democracy workshop on becoming a candidate At least 30 190

Departmental Result

Canadians receive electoral information and services that meet their needs
Departmental Result Indicator Target Actual Results
Percentage of electors who are aware of the option to vote at a polling station on election day At least 90% 88%
Percentage of electors who are aware of the option to vote at an advance poll At least 90% 61%
Percentage of electors who are satisfied with the information provided by Elections Canada At least 85% 94%

Departmental Result

Canada maintains a fair, secure and transparent electoral process free of undue influence
Departmental Result Indicator Target Actual Results
Percentage of Canadians who have a positive perception of the administration of elections At least 95% of electors 90%
At least 85% of candidates 78%
Number of security incidents with a demonstrable effect on the electoral process 0 0
Election officers' level of compliance with procedures at the polls A deviation of less than 2% for key controls Within Tolerance1
A deviation of less than 11% for secondary controls Outside Tolerance2

Footnotes

1 Controls are within tolerance if they do not lead to a major finding or pervasive observation.

2 Controls are within tolerance if they do not lead to a major finding or pervasive observation. One pervasive observation was made relating to a single secondary control. More details are available in the report.