Nearly 5,000 elementary and secondary school students from 60 schools participated in Student Vote Newfoundland and Labrador 2021. Votes were cast in 32 of the 40 electoral districts.
60 elementary and high schools participated in the Student Vote program for the 2021 Newfoundland and Labrador provincial election.
After learning about government and the election process, researching the parties and platforms, and debating the future of Newfoundland and Labrador, students cast ballots for the official candidates running in their school’s electoral district. This was the fourth provincial Student Vote organized in Newfoundland and Labrador to date.
Based on current tallies, nearly 5,000 students cast ballots, representing 32 of the 40 electoral districts in the province. 4,972 total ballots were cast by participants (4,861 valid votes, and 111 rejected votes).
- Andrew Furey and the Liberal Party won 17 seats and received 38 per cent of the vote. Furey also won in the electoral district of Humber – Gros Morne with 57 per cent of the vote.
- Ches Crosbie and the Progressive Conservatives won 14 seats and received 40 per cent of the popular vote. Crosbie was defeated in the electoral district of Windsor Lake.
- Alison Coffin and the NDP won 1 seat and received 14 per cent of the popular vote. Coffin was defeated in the electoral district of St. John’s East – Quidi Vidi.
- Independent candidate Eddie Joyce was elected in the electoral district of Humber – Bay of Islands, receiving 82 per cent of the vote.
- There was a tie in the electoral district of Ferryland between the Liberal and Progressive Conservative candidates.
The Student Vote Newfoundland and Labrador 2021 online results platform presents the province-wide results, as well as results for each electoral district and for each individual school.
VIEW COMPLETE RESULTS HERE: https://studentvote.ca/results/nl2021