Elections Canada

Elections Canada

November 27, 2006 10:58 ET

Election Night: Preliminary Results

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 27, 2006) - Elections Canada will begin posting preliminary results for the by-elections in Repentigny (Quebec) and London North Centre (Ontario) at www.elections.ca shortly after the last polls close at 8:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Monday, November 27. The preliminary results are unfiltered and are continually updated on the Web site after 8:30 p.m. (Eastern Time).

As soon as a poll closes, the deputy returning officer in charge counts the votes and calls the results to the returning officer for that electoral district. The returning officer immediately relays them electronically to Elections Canada.

The validation of results for the by-elections is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, November 28, 2006.

Further information on the process for posting preliminary results, the validation of results and judicial recounts is available at www.elections.ca in the General Information section.

By-elections are taking place today in Repentigny and London North Centre.

Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.

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