Overall party Votes (Oct. 14)
by Eric Lam
Many Canadians did not vote in the 40th General Election that took place on October 14th. Below 60% of the population did not vote – an all time high. Here are the results as follows:
The election that took place on October 14th was won by the Conservatives, gaining them a third consecutive minority government and 143 seats in Parliament. 37.63% of the vote was for the Conservatives. Following the Conservatives are the Liberals with 77 seats and winning 26.24% of Canadian votes. After the Liberal’s are the Bloc Quebecois coming in with 49 seats and 9.97% of the votes. Lastly, the NDP won 37 seats and an overall voter percentage of 18.20%.
Vancouver Kingsway Party Win – Don Davies won the election with 35.2% of the votes.
Vancouver Richmond Party Win – Alice Wong won 50% of the votes.
Vancouver East Party Win – Libby Davies won 54% of the votes.
Vancouver South – Ujjal Dosanjh won 39% of the votes and nearly lost to Wai Young by 1%.
North Vancouver – Andrew Saxton won 42% of the votes.