2000 Canadian federal election

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2000 Canadian federal election

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301 seats in the House of Commons
151 seats needed for a majority
Turnout64.1%[1] (Decrease2.9pp)
  First party Second party Third party
  Jean Chrétien 2010.jpg Stockwell Day (infobox crop).jpg Gilles Duceppe 2011 (cropped).jpg
Leader Jean Chrétien Stockwell Day Gilles Duceppe
Party Liberal Alliance Bloc Québécois
Leader since June 23, 1990 June 24, 2000 March 15, 1997
Leader's seat Saint-Maurice Okanagan—Coquihalla Laurier—
Sainte-Marie
Last election 155 seats, 38.46% 60 seats, 19.35% 44 seats, 10.67%
Seats before 161 60 44
Seats won 172 66 38
Seat change Increase11 Increase6[2] Decrease6
Popular vote 5,252,031 3,276,929 1,377,727
Percentage 40.85% 25.49% 10.72%
Swing Increase2.39pp Increase6.13pp Increase0.04pp

  Fourth party Fifth party
  Alexa McDonough cropped.jpg Joe Clark 2003.png
Leader Alexa McDonough Joe Clark
Party New Democratic Progressive Conservative
Leader since October 14, 1995 November 14, 1998
Leader's seat Halifax Calgary Centre
Last election 21 seats, 11.05% 20 seats, 18.84%
Seats before 19 15
Seats won 13 12
Seat change Decrease6 Decrease3
Popular vote 1,093,868 1,566,998
Percentage 8.51% 12.19%
Swing Decrease2.54pp Decrease6.65pp

Canada 2000 Federal Election.svg
Popular vote by province, with graphs indicating the number of seats won. As this is an FPTP election, seat totals are not determined by popular vote by province but instead via results by each riding.

Prime Minister before election

Jean Chrétien
Liberal

Prime Minister after election

Jean Chrétien
Liberal

Map of Canada, showing the results of the 2000 election by riding.

The 2000 Canadian federal election was held on November 27, 2000, to elect 301 Members of Parliament of the House of Commons of Canada of the 37th Parliament of Canada.

Results[change | change source]

172 66 38 13 12
Liberal Canadian Alliance BQ NDP PC
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Party Party leader Candidates Seats Popular vote
1997 Dissol. Elected % Change # % Change
Liberal Jean Chrétien 301 155 161 172 +11.0% 5,252,031 40.85% +2.39pp
Alliance Stockwell Day 298 60 58 66 +10.0% 3,276,929 25.49% +6.13pp1
Bloc Québécois Gilles Duceppe 75 44 44 38 -13.6% 1,377,727 10.72% +0.04pp
New Democratic Alexa McDonough 298 21 19 13 -38.1% 1,093,868 8.51% -2.54pp
Progressive Conservative Joe Clark 291 20 15 12 -40.0% 1,566,998 12.19% -6.65pp
Green Joan Russow 111 - - - - 104,402 0.81% +0.38pp
Marijuana Marc-Boris St-Maurice 73 * - - * 66,258 0.52% *
     No affiliation 57 - - - - 37,591 0.29% +0.28pp
Canadian Action Paul T. Hellyer 70 - - - - 27,103 0.21% +0.08pp
     Independent 29 1 4 - -100% 17,445 0.14% -0.32pp
Natural Law Neil Paterson 69 - - - - 16,577 0.13% -0.16pp
Marxist–Leninist Sandra L. Smith 84 - - - - 12,068 0.09% -
Communist Miguel Figueroa 52 * - - * 8,776 0.09% *
  Vacant -  
Total 1,808 301 301 301 ±0.0% 12,857,773 100% -
Sources: http://www.elections.ca History of Federal Ridings since 1867

Notes:

"% change" refers to change from previous election

* - Party did not nominate candidates in the previous election

1 - percentage change from Reform Party of Canada in previous election.

Vote and seat summaries[change | change source]

Popular vote
Liberal
40.85%
Canadian Alliance
25.49%
PC
12.19%
Bloc Québécois
10.72%
NDP
8.51%
Green
0.81%
Others
1.43%
Seat totals
Liberal
57.14%
Canadian Alliance
21.93%
Bloc Québécois
12.62%
NDP
4.32%
PC
3.99%

Results by province[change | change source]

Party name BC AB SK MB ON QC NB NS PE NL NU NT YK Total
  Liberal Seats: 5 2 2 5 100 36 6 4 4 5 1 1 1 172
  Popular vote: 27.7 20.9 20.7 32.5 51.5 44.2 41.7 36.5 47.0 44.9 69.0 45.3 32.9 40.8
  Canadian Alliance Seats: 27 23 10 4 2 - - - - -   - - 66
  Vote: 49.4 58.9 47.7 30.4 23.6 6.2 15.7 9.6 5.0 3.9   17.6 27.0 25.5
  Bloc Québécois Seats:           38               38
  Vote:           39.9               10.7
  New Democratic Seats: 2 - 2 4 1 - 1 3 - - - - - 13
  Vote: 11.3 5.4 26.2 20.9 8.3 1.8 11.7 24.0 9.0 13.1 18.3 26.9 32.1 8.5
  Progressive Conservative Seats: - 1 - 1 - 1 3 4 - 2 - - - 12
  Vote: 7.3 13.5 4.8 14.5 14.4 5.6 30.5 29.1 38.4 34.5 8.1 10.1 7.6 12.2
Total seats: 34 26 14 14 103 75 10 11 4 7 1 1 1 301
Parties that won no seats:
Green Vote: 2.1 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.9 0.6   0.1 0.3   4.5     0.8
Marijuana Vote: 0.7 0.2   0.1 0.3 1.0 0.1 0.4           0.5
Canadian Action Vote: 0.8 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2                 0.2
     Natural Law Vote: 0.1       0.1 0.3 0.2   0.1 0.1       0.1
Marxist–Leninist Vote: 0.1       0.1 0.2   0.1           0.1
Communist Vote: 0.1     0.3 0.1 0.1               0.1
     Other Vote: 0.4 0.4   1.0 0.6 0.2   0.2 0.1 4.4     0.4 0.4

Source: Elections Canada

Notes[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Pomfret, R. "Voter Turnout at Federal Elections and Referendums". Elections Canada. Elections Canada. Retrieved February 10, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Parliament of Canada - Party Standings in the House of Commons". Parliament of Canada. Parliament of Canada. Archived from the original on October 26, 2012. Retrieved April 19, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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