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The federal election, by the numbers

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OTTAWA—Monday's federal election by the numbers, according to Elections Canada:

  • 17,890,264: Number of Canadians who cast a ballot;
  • 4,774,963: Voters who cast a ballot in advance polls, or about 26.5 percent of voters;
  • 34,324: Canadians who voted by mail from abroad;
  • 65.95 percent: Preliminary estimate of voter turnout (not including voters who registered on election day);
  • 68.3 percent: Voter turnout in the 2015 federal election;
  • 17,711,983: Ballots cast in the 2015 election;
  • 72: Margin of victory for Liberal candidate Larry Bagnell in Yukon, the narrowest margin in a single riding; and
  • 49,408: In votes, the margin of victory for Conservative Damien Kurek in the Alberta riding of Battle River—Crowfoot, the largest in any riding.
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