2015 Election for the Federal Government of Canada

PRIME MINISTER Justin Trudeau - Liberal Party of Canada

42nd Parliament of the Federal Government of Canada

Duration 3rd December 2015 - Present

Election Held on 19th October 2015

Seats won Vs. Popular support

Summary Results | Full Results

PartyNumber of seatsPopular Support
Liberal Party of Canada184 (54.44 %)39.47 %
Conservative Party of Canada99 (29.29 %)31.91 %
New Democratic Party44 (13.02 %)19.72 %
Bloc Québécois10 (2.96 %)4.67 %
Green Party of Canada1 (0.3 %)3.43 %
Other0 (0%)0.8 %

Total number of seats: 338

Wasted Votes

Voters cast 17,591,468 votes. 9,106,936 of them were wasted

2,326,488 votes for Liberal Party of Canada wasted

2,865,362 votes for Conservative Party of Canada wasted

2,577,390 votes for New Democratic Party wasted

630,380 votes for Bloc Québécois wasted

565,863 votes for Green Party of Canada wasted

141,453 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
Pierre-Boucher--Les Patriotes--Verchères-Que.71.36 %
Saint-Hyacinthe--Bagot-Que.71.35 %
Québec-Que.71.1 %
Montmagny--L'Islet--Kamouraska--Rivière-du-Loup-Que.71.01 %
Jonquière-Que.70.81 %

More than half of the votes cast in 206 districts were wasted. Almost 61 % of all districts