Vote total = 1,640,593.

Party Seats won % Seats % Votes Votes Difference Difference2
Liberal 49 57.65 45.83 751,803 11.82 139.71
NDP 35 41.18 42.15 691,463 -0.97 0.94
Independent 1 1.18 0.61 9,977 0.57 0.32

(139.71+ 0.94+ 0.32)/2=70.485, square root = 8.40


85 seats with a Least Square Index of 8.40

Number of votes for first-past-the-post candidates is 878,318 = 53.54%

Candidates not first-past-the-post sorted by number of votes received.


If you click on the Riding name, then it will show the full election results for that Riding from the May 12, 2009 election.
The added seats are based on using a Least Square Index Limit of -1.00.


Party Riding Votes   New Seats First-Past-the-Post
Green (3) Victoria-Beacon Hill 4,106    Adam Saab Carole James
Green (3) West Vancouver-Sea to Sky 4,082    Jim Stephenson Joan McIntyre
Green (3) Vernon-Monashee 4,029    Huguette Allen Eric Foster
Green (3) Penticton 3,685    Julius Bloomfield Bill Barisoff
Green (3) Esquimalt-Royal Roads 3,664    Jane Sterk Maurine Karagianis
Conservative (3) Boundary-Similkameen 3,596    Joe Cardoso John Slater
Green (3) Saanich North and the Isla 3,220    Tom Bradfield Murray Coell
Green (3) Cowichan Valley 3,062    Simon Lindley Bill Routley
Conservative (3) Chilliwack 2,672    Benjamin Besler John Les

Party Seats won % Seats % Votes Votes Difference Difference2
Liberal 49 → 49 57.65 → 52.13 45.83 751,803 6.30 39.69
NDP 35 → 35 41.18 → 37.23 42.15 691,463 -4.92 24.21
Independent 1 → 1 1.18 → 1.06 0.61 9,977 0.45 0.20
Green 0 → 7 0.00 → 7.45 8.21 134,617 -0.76 0.58
Conservative 0 → 2 0.00 → 2.13 2.10 34,451 0.03 0.00

( 39.69+ 24.21+ 0.20+ 0.58+ 0.00)/2=32.34, square root = 5.69


85 → 94 seats (10.59% seat increase) with a Least Square Index from 8.40 → 5.69

Votes counted 878,318 + 32,116, percentage from 53.54% → 55.49%

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