Elections Canada

Elections Canada

September 11, 2007 19:33 ET

Elections Canada: First Estimate of Turnout at Advance Polls Now Available

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 11, 2007) - The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Marc Mayrand, announced today the preliminary estimate of the number of electors who voted in advance on Friday, September 7, Saturday, September 8 and Monday, September 10.

Following is a breakdown of the estimated number of electors who voted at the advance polls, by electoral district.



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Electoral district Preliminary number of advance Number of advance poll
poll voters in the current voters at the 39th
by-elections general election as per
the official voting
results
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Outremont 2,328 3,726
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Roberval-Lac-Saint-
Jean 3,999 3,416
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Saint-Hyacinthe-
Bagot 3,190 3,671
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Total 9,517 10,813
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These preliminary figures are based on numbers reported by returning officers and are not final until all the votes are counted on election day and the results have been validated by the returning officers. The final results will be published in the official voting results following the by-elections.

Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.

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