Students elect Liberal minority government in national student parallel election
More than 800,000 elementary and high school students across the country participated in Student Vote Canada, coinciding with the 2021 federal election.
After learning about democracy and elections, researching the parties and platforms, and debating the future of the country, students cast their ballots for the official candidates running in their school’s electoral district.
As of 12:00pm on October 12, 809,312 votes were reported from 5,988 schools, with results reported from all 338 federal electoral districts.
- The Liberal Party won 118 seats and 24% of the popular vote, forming a minority government. Justin Trudeau won in his seat in the riding of Papineau, QC.
- The NDP won 108 seats and took 28% of the popular vote, forming the official opposition. Jagmeet Singh won his seat in the riding of Burnaby South, BC.
- The Conservative Party won 88 seats and 25% of the popular vote. Erin O’Toole won his seat in the riding of Durham, ON.
- The Bloc Québecois won 21 seats and took 2% of the popular vote. Yves-François Blanchet lost his seat in the riding of Beloeil—Chambly, QC.
- The Green Party won 3 seats and 10% of the popular vote. Annamie Paul lost her seat in the riding of Toronto Centre, ON.
View the complete national results, results by riding, and results by school by visiting: https://studentvote.ca/results/canada2021