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

Northwest Territories

Seats won Vs. Popular support

Summary Results | Full Results

PartyNumber of seatsPopular Support
New Democratic Party1 (100 %)41.45 %
Conservative Party of Canada0 (0 %)37.63 %
Liberal Party of Canada0 (0 %)13.58 %
Green Party of Canada0 (0 %)5.5 %
Other0 (0%)1.84 %

Total number of seats: 1

Wasted Votes

Voters cast 13,677 votes. 8,008 of them were wasted

5,146 votes for Conservative Party of Canada wasted

1,858 votes for Liberal Party of Canada wasted

752 votes for Green Party of Canada wasted

252 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
Western Arctic58.55 %

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