2008 Election for the Federal Government of Canada

PRIME MINISTER Stephen Harper - Conservative Party of Canada

40th Parliament of the Federal Government of Canada

Duration 18th November 2008 - 26th March 2011

Election Held on 14th October 2008


Seats won Vs. Popular support

Summary Results | Full Results

PartyNumber of seatsPopular Support
Liberal Party of Canada1 (100 %)45.8 %
Conservative Party of Canada0 (0 %)32.66 %
Green Party of Canada0 (0 %)12.83 %
New Democratic Party0 (0 %)8.7 %

Total number of seats: 1

Wasted Votes

Voters cast 14,660 votes. 7,945 of them were wasted

4,788 votes for Conservative Party of Canada wasted

1,881 votes for Green Party of Canada wasted

1,276 votes for New Democratic Party 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
Yukon54.2 %

More than half of the votes cast in 1 districts were wasted. 100 % of all districts