Canada: A by-the-numbers look at the federal election campaign, and voting day - - PressFrom - Canada
  •   
  •   
  •   

Canada A by-the-numbers look at the federal election campaign, and voting day

09:40  21 october  2019
09:40  21 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

Surrey sign ban forces election candidates to shift campaign strategy

  Surrey sign ban forces election candidates to shift campaign strategy Surrey sign ban forces election candidates to shift campaign strategyPlanting signs on public property was banned in Surrey after the 2018 civic election campaign, when a long list of candidates led to numerous candidate boards piling up around the city, including at road intersections where drivers reported having trouble seeing past them.

The 40- day campaign will see the incumbent Liberals attempt to retain the majority they won in the The 2015 federal election resulted in a Liberal majority government headed by Justin Trudeau. Tom Mulcair was rejected as NDP party leader; he gained only 48% of the vote at the NDP's April 2016

Federal Election . Monday, October 21. Voting (Home). Spread the word. Jobs. Candidates, Parties & Third Parties. Election day is October 21. Click to find out what you need to know.

Andrew Scheer© Carlos Osorio Andrew Scheer OTTAWA — After a campaign that started on Sept. 11, voters head to the polls Monday to mark their ballots in Canada's 43rd general election. Here are some numbers to capture the scope of the campaign:

338: Number of federal ridings

170: Seats needed for a majority government.

177: Seats Liberals held at dissolution.

95: Seats Conservatives held at dissolution.

39: Seats the New Democratic Party held at dissolution.

10: Seats the Bloc Quebecois held at dissolution.

2: Seats the Greens held at dissolution.

1: Seats the People's Party of Canada held at dissolution.

8: Independent MPs at dissolution.

Numbers show 25% increase in advance voting over 2015: Elections Canada

  Numbers show 25% increase in advance voting over 2015: Elections Canada According to Elections Canada, preliminary figures show approximately two million people cast their ballots across Canada on the first two days of advanced polling.According to Elections Canada, preliminary figures show approximately two million people cast their ballots across Canada on Friday and Saturday.

Election 43 will also see the largest number of female candidates running ever, with 651 female The cost of living has been identified as a priority in this campaign and all the federal parties are rolling out Here we look at one - the province of Quebec - where the vote has been volatile in recent years.

How the Federal Election Commission administers the laws regarding the public funding of presidential elections , including the primary matching funds process for eligible Information on the tax checkoff for the Presidential Election Campaign Fund that appears on IRS tax returns.

8: Number of Independent MPs at dissolution in 2015.

3.7 million: Votes cast in advance polls in 2015

4.7 million: Estimated number of votes cast in advance polls in 2019

27.4 million: Eligible voters in 2019

26 million: Eligible voters in 2015

35 million: Ballots printed for the 2019 election.

105,140: Ballot boxes nationwide in 2019.

21: Registered political parties for the 2019 campaign.

18: Registered political parties for the 2015 campaign.

$175 million: Maximum combined amount that all parties could spend in the 2019 campagin.

$29 million: Maximum amount the Conservatives, Liberals, Greens and NDP can each spend.

37: Minimum days, by law, for an election campaign.

40: Length, in days, of the 2019 campaign.

300,000: Approximate number of election workers this year.

285,000: Approximate number of election workers in 2015.

15,500: Polling places in 2015.

20,000: Polling places in 2019.

45: Length, in kilometres, of the 257,000 pencils voters will use to mark their ballots.

(Source: Elections Canada, House of Commons)

This report by the Canadian Press was first published Oct. 20, 2019.

The Canadian Press

Poll suggests plenty Canadians voted strategically to stop a party from winning .
OTTAWA — More than one-third of Canadians voted strategically in last week's federal election to stop another party from winning, a new poll suggests. Thirty-five per cent of respondents to the Leger poll said their decision about who to support took into account the chances that their vote would prevent another party's candidate from being victorious. And almost as many waited until the final week of the campaign to make their choice. ThirteenThirty-five per cent of respondents to the Leger poll said their decision about who to support took into account the chances that their vote would prevent another party's candidate from being victorious.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 0
This is interesting!