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

Rimouski-Neigette--Témiscouata--Les Basques - Quebec

CandidateNumber of votesElected
Claude Guimond (Bloc Québécois)17652X
Pierre Béland (Liberal Party of Canada)7937
Gaston Noël (Conservative Party of Canada)7216
Guy Caron (New Democratic Party)4084
Louise Thibault (Independent)1966
James D. Morrison (Green Party of Canada)645

Voters cast 39,500 valid votes.

7,937 votes for Liberal Party of Canada wasted

7,216 votes for Conservative Party of Canada wasted

4,084 votes for New Democratic Party wasted

1,966 votes for Independent wasted

645 votes for Other wasted