Retrospective Report on the 43rd General Election of October 21, 2019
Note: The following revision to the report is current as of January 11, 2022.
This erratum is being published to correct a data error in the section "Facilitating participation of Indigenous electors":
- Before correction: The number of polling stations on First Nations reserves increased for the 43rd general election by more than 20% over the previous general election held in 2015.
- After correction: The number of polling stations on First Nations reserves increased for the 43rd general election by more than 6% over the previous general election held in 2015.
Table of Contents
- Assessing Elections Canada's performance in the administration of the 43rd general election
- Canadians can exercise their democratic rights to vote and be a candidate
- Increasing accessibility of the electoral process
- Facilitating participation of Indigenous electors
- Ensuring voting services and information were available in both official languages
- Accepting the voter information card as proof of address
- Simplifying in-person voting procedures and products at advance polls and on election day for poll workers
- Making it easier for Canadians to present themselves as candidates
- The logistical challenge of recruitment and retention
- Canadians receive electoral information and services that meet their needs
- Voter turnout facts
- Canada maintains a fair, secure and transparent electoral process free of undue influence
- The 44th general election and beyond
- Appendix A: Consolidated list of findings and action items