Student Vote Canada 2019 – The Results

October 21st, 2019 by CIVIX

Students elect Liberal minority government in national student parallel election

1.2 million elementary and secondary school students participated in Student Vote Canada 2019, coinciding with the 2019 federal election.

After learning about the electoral process, researching the parties and platforms, and debating Canada’s future, students cast their ballots for the official candidates running in their school’s riding.

In total, 1,199,939 votes were reported from 8,097 schools, with results from 338 federal ridings.

  • The Liberal Party took 22.3% of the popular vote and won 111 seats, forming a minority government. Justin Trudeau won in his riding of Papineau.
  • The NDP will form the official opposition with 24.8% of the popular vote and 99 seats. Jagmeet Singh won his seat in Burnaby South.
  • The Conservative Party took 25.1% of the popular vote and won 91 seats. Andrew Scheer won his seat in Regina—Qu’Appelle.
  • The Green Party took 18.1% of the popular vote and won 27 seats. Elizabeth May won her seat in Saanich—Gulf Islands.
  • The Bloc Québecois took 1.4% of the popular vote and won 12 seats. Yves-François Blanchet won his seat in Beloeil—Chambly.

“We are thrilled with the turnout for Student Vote Canada 2019,” says Taylor Gunn, President and CEO of CIVIX Canada. “We are grateful for all the teachers that dedicated time and energy to cultivating the next generation of voters.”

“Elections Canada is proud to have helped make Student Vote Canada 2019 possible,” says Stéphane Perrault, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada. “This program is one of the ways we educate future voters and help raise active citizens.”




Provincial Breakdown:

  • Ontario – 458,969 participating students elected 55 Liberal, 35 NDP, 26 Conservative and 5 Green Party candidates.
  • Quebec – 112,855 participating students elected 34 Liberal, 21 NDP, 12 Bloc Québecois, 8 Conservative and 3 Green Party candidates.
  • British Columbia –213,316 participating students elected 25 NDP, 9 Conservative and 8 Green Party candidates.
  • Alberta – 217,147 participating students elected 30 Conservative, 3 NDP and 1 Liberal candidates.
  • Saskatchewan – 45,658 participating students elected 11 Conservative and 3 NDP candidates.
  • Manitoba – 39,386 participating students elected 6 NDP, 5 Conservative and 3 Liberal candidates.
  • Nova Scotia – 38,702 participating students elected 5 Liberal, 4 Green Party and 2 NDP candidates.
  • New Brunswick – 37,035 participating students elected 5 Green Party, 3 Liberal and 2 Conservative candidates.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador – 22,391 participating students elected 5 Liberal and 2 NDP candidates.
  • Prince Edward Island –8,079 participating students elected 2 Green Party and 2 Liberal candidates.
  • Northwest Territories – 2,188 participating students elected 1 Liberal candidate.
  • Yukon – 2,212 participating students elected 1 NDP candidate.
  • Nunavut – 2,001 participating students elected 1 NDP candidate.



For further information: Please contact CIVIX at [email protected] or 1-866-488-8775.



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