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Canada Elections Act

Version of section 42 from 2019-06-13 to 2024-05-01:

Marginal note:Attribution of votes for appointments

 For the purposes of subsection 33(3) and section 41, in a case in which a registered party that endorsed a candidate in the last election merges with one or more parties that were registered parties at the last election,

  • (a) the merged party is deemed to have endorsed a candidate in the last election in the electoral district; and

  • (b) that candidate is deemed to have received the same number of votes as the candidate who, among the candidates of the merging parties, received the largest number of votes at that election.

  • 2000, c. 9, s. 42
  • 2018, c. 31, s. 31

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