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
Conservative Party of Canada29 (85.29 %)59.57 %
Liberal Party of Canada4 (11.76 %)24.52 %
New Democratic Party1 (2.94 %)11.64 %
Other0 (0%)4.26 %

Total number of seats: 34

Wasted Votes

Voters cast 1,930,641 votes. 768,689 of them were wasted

102,060 votes for Conservative Party of Canada wasted

383,951 votes for Liberal Party of Canada wasted

200,354 votes for New Democratic Party wasted

82,324 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
Edmonton Centre62.81 %
Edmonton Griesbach60.04 %
Edmonton Mill Woods58.76 %
Edmonton Strathcona56.04 %
St. Albert--Edmonton54.76 %

More than half of the votes cast in 12 districts were wasted. More than 35 % of all districts