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 Canada80 (66.12 %)44.78 %
Conservative Party of Canada33 (27.27 %)35.06 %
New Democratic Party8 (6.61 %)16.6 %
Other0 (0%)3.56 %

Total number of seats: 121

Wasted Votes

Voters cast 6,541,572 votes. 3,386,485 of them were wasted

785,404 votes for Liberal Party of Canada wasted

1,444,706 votes for Conservative Party of Canada wasted

923,505 votes for New Democratic Party wasted

232,870 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
Kenora64.5 %
Niagara Centre64.32 %
Hamilton Mountain64.11 %
London--Fanshawe62.22 %
Oshawa61.83 %

More than half of the votes cast in 79 districts were wasted. More than 65 % of all districts