Elections Canada

Elections Canada

November 03, 2009 15:21 ET

First Estimate of Advance Polls

Preliminary figures from federal by-election advance polls now available on-line

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 3, 2009) -

- Preliminary figures indicate that 11,393 Canadians voted at the advance polls for the by-elections in Cumberland-Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley (Nova Scotia), Hochelaga (Quebec), Montmagny-L'Islet-Kamouraska-Riviere-du-Loup (Quebec) and New Westminster-Coquitlam (British Columbia).

- The table below shows the numbers of electors who voted in advance in the current by-elections and those who did in the 40th general election in 2008.



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Electoral district Preliminary number of Official number of advance
advance poll voters in poll voters in the 40th
the current by-election general election
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Cumberland-Colchester-
Musquodoboit Valley 3,397 3,726
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Hochelaga 1,829 4,184
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Montmagny-L'Islet-
Kamouraska-Riviere-
du-Loup 3,092 3,931
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New Westminster-Coquitlam 3,075 4,576
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Total 11,393 16,417
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