Elections Canada

Elections Canada

September 15, 2007 09:32 ET

Live: Election Night Results on Elections Canada's Web Site

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 15, 2007) - The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Marc Mayrand, announced today that the preliminary results for the federal by-elections in Outremont (Quebec), Roberval-Lac-Saint-Jean (Quebec) and Saint-Hyacinthe-Bagot (Quebec) will be available shortly after polling stations close on Monday, September 17, 2007, on Elections Canada's Web site at www.elections.ca.

"We wanted to give everyone the means to obtain the election night results that interest them most," explained Mr. Mayrand. "Our Web site allows you to see election night results live for each electoral district."

Preliminary results on election night will be displayed from 8:30 p.m. (Eastern Time), as soon as the votes are counted. Preliminary results from each polling station will be added as the returning officers send them to Elections Canada in Ottawa.

You can monitor all three sets of results at any one time. Unofficial voter turnout will be displayed in real time throughout the night.

By-elections will be held in Outremont, Roberval-Lac-Saint-Jean and Saint-Hyacinthe-Bagot on Monday, September 17, 2007.


Changes have been made to the Canada Elections Act.

All electors MUST prove their identity and residential address when they vote. For more detailed information on voter identification, visit www.elections.ca.

Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.

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