2011 Election for the Federal Government of Canada

PRIME MINISTER Stephen Harper - Conservative Party of Canada

41st Parliament of the Federal Government of Canada

Duration 2nd June 2011 - 2nd August 2015

Election Held on 2nd May 2011

Seats won Vs. Popular support

Summary Results | Full Results

PartyNumber of seatsPopular Support
Conservative Party of Canada166 (53.9 %)39.63 %
New Democratic Party103 (33.44 %)30.65 %
Liberal Party of Canada34 (11.04 %)18.9 %
Bloc Québécois4 (1.3 %)6.05 %
Green Party of Canada1 (0.32 %)3.89 %
Other0 (0%)0.88 %

Total number of seats: 308

Wasted Votes

Voters cast 14,723,980 votes. 7,297,066 of them were wasted

1,455,077 votes for Conservative Party of Canada wasted

2,133,579 votes for New Democratic Party wasted

2,211,697 votes for Liberal Party of Canada wasted

826,805 votes for Bloc Québécois wasted

540,205 votes for Green Party of Canada wasted

129,703 votes for Other wasted

Most Wasted Votes

Most of the time in our current system more than half of the votes cast in a district are wasted. The following table shows the worst of these.

Top Five Most Wasted Votes | All Over Half Wasted

DistrictPercent Votes Wasted
Vancouver Centre-B.C.68.97 %
Ahuntsic-Que.68.2 %
Newton--North Delta-B.C.66.58 %
Gaspésie--Îles-de-la-Madeleine-Que.66.24 %
Yukon-Y.T.66.23 %

More than half of the votes cast in 163 districts were wasted. Almost 53 % of all districts