Canadian Election Results: Figures and CBC 3D View

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Click here, for nice 0:34 video, ‘CBC News election night results in 3D

Elections Canada Data 2015

Registered electors: 25,638,379
Voted: 17,559,353
Percentage voted: 68.5%
Record high (1993): 70.9%

Percentage voted (2011): 61.1%
Percentage voted (2008): 58.8%

Party breakdown for voters in 2015:
Liberals: 39.5% (184 seats)
Cons: 31.9% (99 seats)
NDP: 17.9% (44 seats)
Bloc: 10 seats
Green: 1 seat

Party breakdown for voters in 2011
Cons: 39.6%
NDP: 31%
Liberals: <19%

Although Liberals won with 39.5% of the popular vote, this translates to about 27% of registered voters (39.5 x .685).

Perhaps Cons will be calling for proportional representation now?
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Addendum, ‘Americans can’t stop talking about how hot our new prime minister is‘ (4:20 pm Wed)

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Well known climate science educator; Part-time Geography professor (climatology, oceanography, environmental issues), University of Ottawa. Physicist. Engineer. Master's Degree in Science in Laser Optics, Bachelors of Engineering, in Engineering Physics. Won Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario gold medal. Also interested in investment and start-ups in climate solutions, renewable energy and energy efficiency. Avid chess player, and likes restoring old homes. Married with children.
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