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Elections and Ridings Section
Length of Federal Election Campaigns

NOTE: An election campaign is defined as the time between the dissolution of a Parliament and the date of the ensuant election.

 
General ElectionStart of Election Campaign (yyyy.mm.dd)Election Day (yyyy.mm.dd)Length in Days of Election Campaign
41st 2011.03.26 2011.05.02 37
40th 2008.09.07 2008.10.14 37
39th 2005.11.29 2006.01.23 55
38th 2004.05.23 2004.06.28 36
37th 2000.10.22 2000.11.27 36
36th 1997.04.27 1997.06.02 36
35th 1993.09.08 1993.10.25 47
34th 1988.10.01 1988.11.21 51
33rd 1984.07.09 1984.09.04 57
32nd 1979.12.14 1980.02.18 66
31st 1979.03.26 1979.05.22 57
30th 1974.05.09 1974.07.08 60
29th 1972.09.01 1972.10.30 59
28th 1968.04.23 1968.06.25 63
27th 1965.09.08 1965.11.08 61
26th 1963.02.06 1963.04.08 61
25th 1962.04.19 1962.06.18 60
24th 1958.02.01 1958.03.31 58
23rd 1957.04.12 1957.06.10 59
22nd 1953.06.13 1953.08.10 58
21st 1949.04.30 1949.06.27 58
20th 1945.04.16 1945.06.11 56
19th 1940.01.25 1940.03.26 61
18th 1935.08.14 1935.10.14 61
17th 1930.05.30 1930.07.28 59
16th 1926.07.02 1926.09.14 74
15th 1925.09.05 1925.10.29 54
14th 1921.10.04 1921.12.06 63
13th 1917.10.06 1917.12.17 72
12th 1911.07.29 1911.09.21 54
11th 1908.09.17 1908.10.26 39
10th 1904.09.29 1904.11.03 35
9th 1900.10.09 1900.11.07 29
8th 1896.04.24 1896.06.23 60
7th 1891.02.03 1891.03.05 30
6th 1887.01.15 1887.02.22 38
5th 1882.05.18 1882.06.20 33
4th 1878.08.16 1878.09.17 32
3rd 1874.01.02 1874.01.22 20
2nd 1872.07.08 1872.07.20 - 1872.10.12 12 - 96
1st 1867.07.01 1867.08.07 - 1867.09.20 37 - 81
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Updated on: 2014.03.31

Revised on: 2014.03.31

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