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
New Democratic Party59 (78.67 %)42.9 %
Liberal Party of Canada7 (9.33 %)14.16 %
Conservative Party of Canada5 (6.67 %)16.52 %
Bloc Québécois4 (5.33 %)23.45 %
Other0 (0%)2.97 %

Total number of seats: 75

Wasted Votes

Voters cast 3,801,690 votes. 2,098,695 of them were wasted

222,967 votes for New Democratic Party wasted

826,805 votes for Bloc Québécois wasted

512,483 votes for Conservative Party of Canada wasted

423,448 votes for Liberal Party of Canada wasted

112,992 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
Ahuntsic68.2 %
Gaspésie--Îles-de-la-Madeleine66.24 %
Richmond--Arthabaska66.17 %
Lac-Saint-Louis65.89 %
Pierrefonds--Dollard65.87 %

More than half of the votes cast in 60 districts were wasted. 80 % of all districts