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 Canada40 (51.28 %)35.73 %
New Democratic Party16 (20.51 %)25.35 %
Conservative Party of Canada12 (15.38 %)16.72 %
Bloc Québécois10 (12.82 %)19.36 %
Other0 (0%)2.83 %

Total number of seats: 78

Wasted Votes

Voters cast 4,241,487 votes. 2,497,828 of them were wasted

547,935 votes for Liberal Party of Canada wasted

771,168 votes for New Democratic Party wasted

630,380 votes for Bloc Québécois wasted

428,205 votes for Conservative Party of Canada wasted

120,140 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--Verchères71.36 %
Saint-Hyacinthe--Bagot71.35 %
Québec71.1 %
Montmagny--L'Islet--Kamouraska--Rivière-du-Loup71.01 %
Jonquière70.81 %

More than half of the votes cast in 59 districts were wasted. Almost 76 % of all districts