Elections Canada

Elections Canada

April 05, 2006 16:33 ET

Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Submits Report on Federal By-election in 2005

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 5, 2006) - The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Jean-Pierre Kingsley, submitted his report on the only by-election held in 2005 - on May 24, 2005, in the electoral district of Labrador - to the Speaker of the House of Commons, the Honourable Peter Milliken.

Under subsection 534(2) of the Canada Elections Act, the Chief Electoral Officer must make a report to the Speaker within 90 days after the end of a year in which there have been one or more by-elections.

The text of the report, the official voting results, and the contributions and expenses reported by candidates in the by-election are available at www.elections.ca.

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