There are approximately 20 million eligible voters in Canada. Voter participation has typically been in the 50% range.To vote in a Canadian federal election you must be a Canadian citizen and be 18 or older on election day. Inmates in a correctional institution or a federal penitentiary in Canada may vote. Canadian citizens living in other countries also are allowed to vote.
- Canada — 34 seats
- British Columbia — 42 seats
- Manitoba — 14 seats
- New Brunswick — 10 seats
- Newfoundland and Labrador — 7 seats
- Northwest Territories – 1 seat
- Nova Scotia — 11 seats
- Nunavut — 1 seat
- Ontario — 121 seats
- Prince Edward Island — 4 seats
- Quebec — 78 seats
- Saskatchewan — 14 seats
- Yukon — 1 seat
There are 338 ridings in Canada, we want to bring this down to only 238. Elections Canada refers to a riding as an electoral district association “EDA” which are sanctioned administrative organizations that facilitate party and community political activities at the riding level.