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The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada

August 23, 1996

The Honourable Gilbert Parent
Speaker of the House of Commons
Centre Block, House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A6

Dear Mr. Speaker:

I have the honour to submit my report, which covers the administration of the by-election held on June 17, 1996, in the electoral district of Hamilton East, Ontario. This report is submitted in accordance with subsection 195(1) of the Canada Elections Act, R.S.C., c. E-2, within sixty days after the return of the writ of by-election.

Preliminary information has been included on the voting results of the by-election, together with an account of the events. The official poll-by-poll voting results will be published at the end of this year, in accordance with paragraph 193(b) of the Act.

Yours truly,

Jean-Pierre Kingsley, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada