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By-Election Results Will Be Available After the Last Polls Close

GATINEAU, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/14 --


--  Preliminary results will be available at www.elections.ca from 9:30 p.m.
    (Eastern Time) on Monday, June 30, 2014, for the federal by-elections in
    Fort McMurray-Athabasca (Alberta), Macleod (Alberta), Scarborough-
    Agincourt (Ontario) and Trinity-Spadina (Ontario). Unofficial voter
    turnout results will be displayed in real time throughout the night.

--  As soon as polls close, the deputy returning officers count the votes
    and transmit the results to the returning officers for the electoral
    districts, who immediately relay them electronically to Elections Canada
    in Ottawa.

--  Elections Canada's election night results web page has been updated to
    reflect new accessibility guidelines and now includes a mobile-friendly
    version of the results.

"As soon as the polls close, Elections Canada staff work together to get election results to Canadians as soon as possible," says Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand.

Vote. Shape your world.

Elections Canada is an independent body set up by Parliament.

Contacts:
Elections Canada
Media Relations
1-877-877-9515
www.elections.ca

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