2012 Statement of Votes Concordia By-Election - Elections Manitoba

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2012 Statement of Votes Concordia By-Election - Elections Manitoba

STATEMENT OFVOTESF o r t W h y t e B y - e l e c t i o nS e p t e m b e r 4 , 2 0 1 2


Statement of VotesFort Whyte By-electionSeptember 4, 2012


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Table of ContentsReporting on the Fort Whyte By-election............................................................................................5Voter Registration............................................................................................................................................. 5Registered Parties............................................................................................................................................. 5Nominations....................................................................................................................................................... 6Voting.................................................................................................................................................................... 6Summary of Results......................................................................................................................................... 7Standing of Parties........................................................................................................................................... 7Map and Station-by-Station Results....................................................................................................9FORT WHYTE BY-ELECTION 3


Reporting on the Fort Whyte By-ElectionFollowing each election, the Chief Electoral Officer publishes a Statement of Votes as per section 175 of The Elections Act.This report must be published within six months of the election and must include the results for each voting station.The Member for Fort Whyte, Mr. Hugh McFadyen, resigned his seat on July 31, 2012.Pursuant to Order in Council number 331/2012, the Deputy Chief Electoral Officer issued the writ of election to the FortWhyte Returning Officer, Rita Serbin, on August 3, 2012. Nominations were set to close on August 20, 2012 and the byelectionwas directed to take place on September 4, 2012.The boundaries of the electoral division were the same as in the 2011 provincial general election. These were establishedin 2008 under The Electoral Divisions Act, based on the Report of the 2008 Electoral Divisions Boundaries Commission. Amap showing the electoral division and voting areas is included in this report.Pursuant to section 73 (1) of The Elections Act, the Deputy CEO was directed to use the final list for Fort Whyte from the2011 provincial general election as the preliminary list for the by-election. This was initiated through Order in Councilnumber 332/2012.Voter RegistrationWhen an election is called less than one year after the call of the last election, use of the final voters list from the previouselection may be ordered. This was the first time since the office of the CEO was established that an existing list wasused. As a result, there was no enumeration period and revision took place from August 6 through 19. To inform thoseFort Whyte voters already on the list about the upcoming by-election, voter enumeration cards were delivered prior torevision to the 14,532 voters on the preliminary list.During revision, 983 names were added. An additional 45 were sworn on during advance and 232 on election day. Aneligible voter must take the required oath and produce the required identification to swear on to the voters list. Therewere a total of 15,792 names on the final voters list for the Fort Whyte by-election.The following table details voter registration in Fort Whyte:METHOD OF REGISTRATION NUMBER OF REGISTERED VOTERS PERCENTAGEOn list from 40 th General Election 14,532 92.0%Revision* 983 6.2%Sworn on 277 1.8%Total 15,792 100%*Net amount of all additions and deletions at revisionRegistered PartiesAt the time of the by-election, there were five registered political parties in the province.POLITICAL PARTYDATE OF REGISTRATIONCommunist Party of Canada – Manitoba (CPC-M) April 30, 1999Green Party of Manitoba (GPM) August 17, 1999Manitoba Liberal Party (Liberal) December 12, 1980New Democratic Party of Manitoba (NDP) November 17, 1980The Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba November 25, 1980(PC Manitoba)FORT WHYTE BY-ELECTION 5


NominationsNominations for the by-election closed at 1:00 pm on August 20 with five candidates being nominated. The followingtable shows the nominated candidates and the registered political party which endorsed each of the candidates.CANDIDATEAckman, DarrellAxworthy, BobBenham, Donnie H. J.Pallister, BrianSchmidt, BrandyAFFILIATIONIndependentLiberalGPMPC ManitobaNDPVotingElection day voting took place from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm at 54 voting stations in 17 different locations. In addition toregular voting on election day, Manitoba voters were able to vote at advance locations, through homebound, andabsentee voting opportunities and at institutional voting stations.Absentee VotingAny qualified voter who will be away from their electoral division during advance voting and on election day may takeadvantage of absentee voting in the returning office prior to the opening of advance voting. During the Fort Whyteby-election, eight voters utilized absentee voting.Advance VotingAdvance voting stations are established to allow voting before election day. During the by-election, advance votingwas held from Saturday, August 25 to Saturday, September 1 at two locations within the division. Those utilizingadvance voting in Fort Whyte increased to 1,579 ballots cast from 1,218 cast during the general election in 2011. Thiswas an increase of 28% from the 2011 election. Of the total ballots cast, 24% were cast during the week of advancevoting.Homebound VotingAs in all elections, homebound voting was available for voters who were unable to go to the voting location becauseof a disability. This method of voting is also available to the caregivers of these voters. The number of people utilizingthis voting opportunity was five (0.1% of the total votes cast).Voting in InstitutionsThe Elections Act allows for institutional or moving voting stations for health care facilities and correctional institutions.One institutional voting station went to The Sharon Home (Simkin Centre).Personal Security ProtectionSince June of 1995 The Elections Act provides for people to have their name and other personal information eitherobscured or omitted from the voters list in order to protect the voter’s personal security. During the Fort Whyte byelectionthere were no personal security voters.6STATEMENT OF VOTESElections Manitoba


TurnoutVoter turnout for Fort Whyte was 41.64%. The following table shows the total number of voters and the methods bywhich they voted.VOTING OPPORTUNITY TOTAL PERCENTAGEAbsentee 8 0.1%Advance 1,579 24.0%Homebound 5 0.1%Election Day 4,984 75.8%Total 6,576 100.00%Of the ballots cast there were eight rejected and two declined.Summary of ResultsThe following chart provides a summary of the results. The member elected in Fort Whyte was PC Manitoba candidateBrian Pallister.CANDIDATES AFFILIATION VOTES RECEIVED PERCENT OF VOTES CASTt of VotesPallister, Brian PC Manitoba 3,626 55.1%Axworthy, Bob Liberal 2,069 31.5%Schmidt, Brandy NDP 739 11.2%Benham, Donnie H. J. Green Party of Manitoba 113 1.7%Ackman, Darrell Independent 19 0.3%Rejected 8Declined 2Total Votes Cast 6,576Registered Voters 15,792Turnout 41.64%Plurality 1,557Standing of PartiesThe results of this by-election did not change the standings of the parties in the Legislative Assembly. The standings for thefive registered political parties remain as they were following the 40th Provincial General Election held on October 4, 2011.New Democratic Party of Manitoba 37The Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba 19Manitoba Liberal Party 1Communist Party of Canada - Manitoba 0Green Party of Manitoba 0Total 57FORT WHYTE BY-ELECTION 7


Voting Area Map&Station-by-Station Results*Written descriptions of voting area boundaries are included in a supplement to this reportwhich is available upon request from Elections Manitoba.FORT WHYTE BY-ELECTION 9


Voting Area/Voting PlaceAckman, Darrell(Independent)Axworthy, Bob(Liberal)Benham, Donnie H. J.(GPM)Pallister, Brian(PC Manitoba)Schmidt, Brandy(NDP)RejectedDeclinedRegistered VotersTotals 19 2,069 113 3,626 739 8 2 15,7921 - Villa Nova 1 26 1 35 11 1 0 2752 - Grand Lyon Terrace 0 23 3 39 6 0 0 1343 - The Parkway 1 32 2 89 21 1 0 2414 - Sterling House 0 33 1 40 8 0 0 1565 - Lindenholm Place 0 18 0 89 19 0 0 2066 - The Waverley 0 19 0 28 13 0 0 2757 - Castlegate Estates 0 21 0 21 8 0 0 1188 - Linden Woods Village 0 20 2 32 12 0 0 2349 - Castlegate Estates 0 30 1 31 2 0 0 35010 - Castlegate Estates 0 46 3 41 12 0 0 36511 - Linden Woods Community Centre 0 35 3 60 9 0 0 35712 - Linden Woods Community Centre 1 40 2 61 13 0 0 36313 - Linden Woods Community Centre 1 40 2 45 15 0 0 37414 - Linden Woods Community Centre 0 42 1 39 8 0 0 38615 - Linden Woods Community Centre 0 22 1 60 19 0 0 36216 - Linden Meadows School 0 57 3 75 7 0 0 36517 - Linden Meadows School 1 33 2 51 8 0 0 33818 - Linden Meadows School 0 56 6 58 7 0 1 34919 - Linden Meadows School 0 55 1 64 7 0 0 38220 - Linden Woods Community Centre 0 28 2 54 5 0 0 33921 - Linden Meadows School 1 43 1 60 4 0 0 38822 - Linden Woods Community Centre 0 22 2 63 5 0 0 39823 - Lindenwood Manor 0 48 1 74 18 0 0 24224 - Lindenwood Terrace 0 25 3 60 14 0 0 17925 - Greystone Condos 1 30 4 17 6 0 0 24526 - Stonecrest Condos 1 43 4 60 5 0 0 22227 - Linden Meadows School 1 30 6 64 16 0 0 42028 - Linden Meadows School 0 34 2 75 13 0 0 41329 - Fultz Campus - Winnipeg TechnicalCollege0 19 0 65 9 0 0 39030 - Whyte Ridge School 0 54 2 38 8 0 0 38831 - Whyte Ridge School 0 43 1 50 30 0 0 39032 - Whyte Ridge School 0 33 1 47 14 0 0 28333 - Henry G. Izatt School 0 33 1 46 10 0 0 26534 - Henry G. Izatt School 1 46 4 57 15 0 0 36935 - Henry G. Izatt School 1 22 2 49 25 0 0 313FORT WHYTE BY-ELECTION 11


Voting Area/Voting PlaceAckman, Darrell(Independent)Axworthy, Bob(Liberal)Benham, Donnie H. J.(GPM)Pallister, Brian(PC Manitoba)Schmidt, Brandy(NDP)RejectedDeclinedRegistered Voters36 - Whyte Ridge School 0 52 5 70 14 1 0 35737 - Henry G. Izatt School 0 45 1 65 8 0 1 35638 - Henry G. Izatt School 1 40 0 47 9 0 0 31939 - Henry G. Izatt School 0 32 3 52 28 0 0 32340 - Henry G. Izatt School 0 24 1 55 7 0 0 32441 - Whyte Ridge School 1 44 1 102 25 0 0 37142 - Whyte Ridge School 0 50 1 85 13 0 0 34243 - Whyte Ridge School 2 57 2 48 10 0 0 37144 - Whyte Ridge School 0 19 3 49 20 0 0 32245 - Fultz Campus - Winnipeg TechnicalCollege46 - Fultz Campus - Winnipeg TechnicalCollege47 - Fultz Campus - Winnipeg TechnicalCollege48/49/51- Fultz Campus - WinnipegTechnical College50/52/53- Fultz Campus - WinnipegTechnical CollegeIVS-1 - The Sharon Home Inc. - SimkinCentre0 25 2 88 5 0 0 4060 19 1 23 13 0 0 2550 16 1 21 5 0 0 2260 40 5 17 14 1 0 3820 13 0 26 4 0 0 3683 11 1 9 4 0 0 196Adv-1 - Returning Office 0 157 6 294 50 1 0 0Adv-2 - Linden Woods Community Centre 1 220 10 729 108 3 0 0Abs - Absentee / Votes des absents 0 2 0 6 0 0 0 0Hmbd - Homebound / Votes à domicile 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 012STATEMENT OF VOTESElections Manitoba

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