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

Prince Edward Island

Seats won Vs. Popular support

Summary Results | Full Results

PartyNumber of seatsPopular Support
Liberal Party of Canada3 (75 %)47.68 %
Conservative Party of Canada1 (25 %)36.22 %
New Democratic Party0 (0 %)9.75 %
Green Party of Canada0 (0 %)4.7 %
Other0 (0%)1.65 %

Total number of seats: 4

Wasted Votes

Voters cast 74,170 votes. 38,750 of them were wasted

8,055 votes for Liberal Party of Canada wasted

18,753 votes for Conservative Party of Canada wasted

7,232 votes for New Democratic Party wasted

3,485 votes for Green Party of Canada wasted

1,225 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
Egmont56.07 %
Malpeque55.81 %

More than half of the votes cast in 2 districts were wasted. 50 % of all districts