Friday, October 15, 2010

Calgarians turn out in record numbers for Advance Vote

Calgarians turned out in record numbers for the 2010 Advance Vote. 

The final turnout for the 2010 Advance Vote was 23,791. In comparison, the final 2007 Advance Vote turnout was 9,353. 

This 2010 turnout represents an increase of 154.4 per cent over 2007 and also represents 3.6 per cent of the total enumerated electors in Calgary.

Below are total turnout numbers by voting station.

City Hall
  • Municipal Building Atrium (City Hall) had a total of 3,833 voters over eight days of Advance Voting. 

Post Secondary Voting Stations
  • SAIT Polytechnic/Mount Royal University had a combined total of 874 voters over two days of Advance Voting.
  • University of Calgary had a total of 1,784 voters over five days of Advance Voting.

The following Advance Vote locations were open for seven days.
  • St. Basil Elementary/Jr. High School – 1,077
  • St. Maria Goretti Elementary School – 2,011
  • Ascension of Our Lord Elem/Jr. High School – 1,148
  • St. Hubert Elementary School – 926
  • John Paul II Elementary School – 1,786
  • St. Margaret Elementary/Jr. High School – 1,219
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary School – 2,458
  • St. Peter Elementary School – 469
  • St. Bernadette Elementary School – 455
  • St. Anthony Elementary/Jr. High School – 755
  • Monsignor J.S. Smith Junior High School – 1,703
  • St. Benedict Elementary School – 1,030
  • Mother Teresa of Calcutta Elementary School - 2,263
Election Day is Monday, October 18, 2010. Regular Election Day Voting Stations will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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