The 2019 federal election is over and numbers for voter turnout are becoming clearer for the Lakeland region. Elections Canada says all polls have been counted up in both the Lakeland and Fort McMurray – Cold Lake ridings.
The Lakeland riding saw about 56,500 people show up to vote out of the over 78,000 that were registered. That’s up from the just-over 54,900 that cast their ballot back in the 2015 election.
Meanwhile in Fort McMurray – Cold Lake around 49,600 made their mark for their choice as MP out of the over 78,000 registered. In 2015, that number was closer to 47,400.
Voter turnout across the country was at about 66 percent or 17.9 million votes. In 2015 the turnout was almost 69 percent.