6,201 the COMBINED margin of victory across the 14 most closely contested Conservative ridings in Canada, with 6,215 being the number needed by the nearest parties in the race, to have won those 14 seats by one vote.
18 votes the margin of victory for the Conservatives over the Liberals in the eastern Ontario riding of Nipissing-Timiskaming. A judicial recount was done as requested by the returning officer for the electoral district
26 votes the margin of victory for the Conservatives over the Liberals in the GRA riding of Etobicoke Centre . A judicial recount was done; On June 28, 2011 an application to contest the results of the election was made on the basis there there were irregularities that affected the result.
1003 complaints were received by the Commissioner of Canada Elections, the independent officer who ensures compliance with the Canada Elections Act before August 17, 2011 when the Report of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada on the 41st General Election of May 2, 2011 was submitted to the Speaker of the House of Commons
2,284 complaints have been registered with Elections Canada since 2004, but Elections Canada has never provided any details of follow up or results of any investigations.
24,257,592 eligible voters in 2011 election source Elections Canada report on 41st general election page 28.
14,823,408 or 61.1% of registered electors voted source Elections Canada report on 41st general election page 38.
5,835,270 votes for Conservative Party of Canada
24.05% of eligible voters voted for the CPC, NOT A MAJORITY
39.36% of registered electors voted for the CPC, NOT A MAJORITY
$291 million the estimated cost for the 2011 general election by Elections Canada
$141-145 million US$ unit price of the F-35 fighter jets Canada is considering purchasing 65 of theses from the Americans
The cost of democracy is cheaper that the cost of war.