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Elections Canada's Official Reports

This section is divided into two parts:

Statutory Reports

The following reports describe the highlights in the administration of recent elections and include preliminary voting results. They also provide a general account of Elections Canada's activities since the previous election.

Date Report
September 27, 2016 An Electoral Framework for the 21st Century: Recommendations from the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Following the 42nd General Election

September 21, 2016 Retrospective Report on the 42nd General Election of October 19, 2015

February 3, 2016 Report on the 42nd General Election of October 19, 2015

March 31, 2015 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Following the June 30, 2014, By-elections Held in Fort McMurray–Athabasca, Macleod,Scarborough–Agincourt and Trinity–Spadina and the November 17, 2014, By-elections Held in Whitby–Oshawa and Yellowhead

March 31, 2014 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Following the May 13, 2013, By-election Held in Labrador and the November 25, 2013, By-elections Held in Bourassa, Brandon–Souris, Provencher and Toronto Centre

April 15, 2013 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Following the March 19, 2012, By-election Held in Toronto–Danforth and the November 26, 2012, By-elections Held in Calgary Centre, Durham and Victoria

March 27, 2013 Preventing Deceptive Communications with Electors: Recommendations from the Chief Electoral Officer Following the 41st General Election

August 17, 2011 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada on the 41st General Election of May 2, 2011

March 24, 2011 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada
Following the November 29, 2010, by-elections held in
Dauphin–Swan River–Marquette, Vaughan and Winnipeg North
September 22, 2010 Recommendation for Legislative Amendment to the definition of Leadership and Nomination Campaign Expenses

June 10, 2010 Responding to Changing Needs – Recommendations from the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Following the 40th General Election

March 31, 2010 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada
Following the November 9, 2009, by-elections held in
Cumberland–Colchester–Musquodoboit Valley,
Hochelaga, Montmagny–L’Islet–Kamouraska–
Rivière-du-Loup and New Westminster–Coquitlam


February 3, 2009 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada on the 40th General Election of October 14, 2008

March 31, 2008 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada following the September 17, 2007, by-elections held in Outremont, Roberval–Lac-Saint-Jean and Saint-Hyacinthe–Bagot

March 29, 2007 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Following the November 27, 2006, By‑elections Held in London North Centre and Repentigny

May 12, 2006 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada on the 39th General Election of January 23, 2006

March 30, 2006 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Following the May 24, 2005, By-election Held in Labrador

September 29, 2005 Completing the Cycle of Electoral Reforms – Recommendations from the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada on the 38th General Election

May 18, 2005 Enhancing the Values of Redistribution – Recommendations from the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Following the Representation Order of 2003

October 21, 2004 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada on the 38th General Election Held on June 28, 2004
March 31, 2004 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Following the May 12, 2003, By-election Held in Perth–Middlesex and the June 16, 2003, By-elections Held in Lévis-et-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière and Témiscamingue

March 31, 2003 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Following the May 13, 2002 By-elections Held in Bonavista–Trinity–Conception, Calgary Southwest, Gander–Grand Falls, Saint Boniface, Saint-Léonard–Saint-Michel, Verdun–Saint-Henri–Saint-Paul–Pointe Saint-Charles and Windsor West and the December 9, 2002 By-elections Held in Berthier–Montcalm and Lac-Saint-Jean–Saguenay

November 27, 2001 Modernizing the Electoral Process – Recommendations from the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada following the 37th general election

March 19, 2001 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada on the 37th General Election Held on November 27, 2000

February 6, 2001 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Following the September 11, 2000 By-elections Held in Kings–Hants and Okanagan–Coquihalla  

August 22, 2000 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Following the May 15, 2000 By-election Held in St. John's West  

January 21, 2000 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada following the November 15, 1999 by-elections Held in Hull–Aylmer, Mount Royal, Saskatoon–Rosetown–Biggar and York West

May 31,1999 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Following the Windsor–St. Clair By-Election 

November 20, 1998 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Following the Sherbrooke By-Election  

September 28, 1998 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Following the Port Moody–Coquitlam By-Election 

August 22, 1997 Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada on the 36th General Election

August 23, 1996 The June 1996 By-Election: An Evolving System

June 5, 1996 The March 1996 By-Elections: Technological Innovation: Reaping the Rewards

February 29, 1996 Canada's Electoral System: Strengthening the Foundation (PDF format)

January 17, 1994 The 1992 Federal Referendum: A Challenge Met (PDF format)

Official Voting Results

The following reports present the official results of recent elections. In the case of a general election, the report is published as soon as possible after the election. For by-elections, a report on the official results is published within 90 days of the return of the writ.

If the following Official Results are not accessible to you, please contact the Field Programs and Services directorate at 1-800-463-6868 to obtain other formats.


Date Report
October 24, 2016 Official Voting Results
October 24, 2016 By-election


February 29, 2016 Forty-Second General Election 2015: Official Voting Results
November 17, 2014 By-elections November 17, 2014 – Official Voting Results
Whitby–Oshawa
Yellowhead


June 30, 2014 By-elections June 30, 2014 – Official Voting Results
Trinity—Spadina
Scarborough—Agincourt
Fort McMurray—Athabasca
Macleod


November 25, 2013 By-elections November 25, 2013 – Official Voting Results
Bourassa
Brandon–Souris
Provencher
Toronto Centre


August 2013 By-election May 13, 2013: Official Voting Results
Labrador


February 2013 By-election November 26, 2012: Official Voting Results
Calgary Centre Durham Victoria


June 20, 2012 By-election March 19, 2012: Official Voting Results
Toronto–Danforth


August 17, 2011 Forty-First General Election 2011: Official Voting Results
March 2, 2011 By-elections November 29, 2010: Official Voting Results
Dauphin–Swan River–Marquette
Vaughan
Winnipeg North


February 18, 2010 By-elections November 9, 2009: Official Voting Results
Cumberland–Colchester–Musquodoboit Valley
Hochelaga
Montmagny–L'Islet–Kamouraska–Rivière-du-Loup
New Westminster–Coquitlam


February 3, 2009 Fortieth General Election 2008: Official Voting Results
June 24, 2008 By-elections March 17, 2008: Official Voting Results
Desnethé–Missinippi–Churchill River
Toronto Centre
Vancouver Quadra
Willowdale


December 14, 2007 By-elections September 17, 2007: Official Voting Results
Outremont
Roberval–Lac-Saint-Jean
Saint-Hyacinthe–Bagot


March 6, 2007 By-elections November 27, 2006: Official Voting Results
London North Centre
Repentigny


May 12, 2006 Thirty-ninth General Election 2006: Official Voting Results
August 24, 2005 Official Voting Results Following the May 24, 2005 By-election Held in Labrador

November 17, 2004 Thirty-eighth General Election 2004: Official Voting Results
August 19, 2003 Official Voting Results Following the May 12, 2003 By-election Held in Perth–Middlesex and the June 16, 2003 By-elections Held in Lévis-et-Chutes-de-la-Chaudière and Témiscamingue

February 18, 2003 By-elections December 9, 2002: Official Voting Results
Berthier–Montcalm
Lac-Saint-Jean–Saguenay


August 19, 2002 By-elections May 13, 2002: Official Voting Results
Bonavista–Trinity–Conception
Calgary Southwest
Gander–Grand Falls
Saint Boniface
Saint-Léonard–Saint-Michel
Verdun–Saint-Henri–Saint-Paul–Pointe Sainte-Charles
Windsor West


May 2, 2001 Thirty-seventh General Election 2000: Official Voting Results: Synopsis

May 2, 2001 Thirty-seventh General Election 2000: Official Voting Results: Poll-by-poll Results
December 31, 2000 By-elections 2000: Official Voting Results


February 8, 2000 By-Elections 1999: Official Voting Results


December 30, 1998 By-Elections 1998: Official Voting Results


December 30, 1997 Thirty-sixth General Election 1997: Official Voting Results Synopsis

December 30, 1997 Thirty-sixth General Election, 1997: Official Voting Results: Poll-by-poll Results

Raw data version (for researchers)

December 13, 1996 By-Elections 1996: Official Voting Results and Candidates' Contributions and Expenses