The Grand Council of the Crees

Cree Offshore Referendum Official Summary Report of Results

Officiated Results Summary by Lawrence Jimiken, Chief Referendum Officer

Posted: 2010-04-07

Officiated Results Document

Complete signed document by Lawrence Jimiken, Chief Referendum Officer

I. Voting Results

1. Total number of ballots printed (including those destroyed) (serial numbers 00001 to 12 500) 12500
2. Total number of ballots destroyed prior to circulation 0
3. Total number of ballots in circulation 10700
4. Total number of spoiled ballots (e.g.. ballot was replaced due to error or mail-in ballot returned to vote in person) 1
5. Total number of votes cast ("yes", "no" and "invalid") 8433
  a) "yes" 8020
  b) "no" 398
  c) "invalid" 15
  (i) at mail-in ballot verification stage (e.g.: received late; Voter Declaration incomplete/unsigned; name not on Eligible Voters List; also voted in person) 0
  (ii) at ballot box counting stage (e.g.. no watermark; unclear voter choice; voter can be identified; ballot blank; etc.) 15
  Total "invalid" ballots (total of c)(i) and c)(ii)) 15
  TOTAL VOTES CAST (total of 5(a), (b) and (c)) 8433
6. Total number of used ballots (total of spoiled + "yes" + "no" + "invalid") 8434
7. Total number of unused ballots 4066
8. Are all printed ballots accounted for (circe one)? (Line 6 + Line 7 should be = to Line 3) (If not, explain below and attch extra pages if needed explaining discrepancy. The report must attempt to ascertain whether the missing ballots were "used" or "unused".) Yes

II. Threshold Requirements

9. Total number of Eligible Voters 11381
10. Write in the achieved percntage of ''yes'' votes compared to "Total Ballots Cast" (i.e. including invalid ballots, but excluding spoiled ballots): 95.10%
11. Does the number of ''yes'' votes represent at least fifty percent (50%) plus one (1) of ail "Eligible Voters"?
Yes
  Write in the achieved percentage of "yes" votes among Eligible Voters. 70.47%

III. Ballot Boxes Accounting

12. How many ballot boxes were purchased? 130
13. How many ballot boxes were returned used? 54
14. How many ballot boxes were retumed unused? 76
15. Are any ballot boxes unaccountd for (circle one)? (Line 13 + Line 14 should be = to Line 12). (If any ballot boxes are unaccounted for, explain below and attach extra pages if needed, which must attempt to ascertain whether any of the missing boxes were among those used to receive ballots.) No
n/a

Total Tally of Ballot Boxes

Row Ballot Box Number "Yes" "No" Invalid
1 Ballot Box No: 65 13 4 0
2 Ballot Box No: 17 77 4 0
3 Ballot Box No: 118 72 6 0
4 Ballot Box No: 14 160 5 0
5 Ballot Box No: 16 87 2 0
6 Ballot Box No: 30 172 6 0
7 Ballot Box No: 29 187 7 0
8 Ballot Box No: 113 39 3 0
9 Ballot Box No: 13 227 8 0
10 Ballot Box No: 89 294 13 0
11 Ballot Box No: 18 48 2 0
12 Ballot Box No: 19 25 1 0
13 Ballot Box No: 69 187 7 0
14 Ballot Box No: 12 378 13 0
15 Ballot Box No: 117 42 1 0
16 Ballot Box No: 21 296 12 0
17 Ballot Box No: 11 230 4 0
18 Ballot Box No: 110 29 5 0
19 Ballot Box No: 37 418 37 0
20 Ballot Box No: 67 491 14 2
21 Ballot Box No: 68 424 44 1
22 Ballot Box No: 129 11 1 0
23 Ballot Box No: 20 24 0 0
24 Ballot Box No: 23 104 2 0
25 Ballot Box No: 103 32 2 0
26 Ballot Box No: 39 217 15 0
27 Ballot Box No: 79 28 1 0
28 Ballot Box No: 70 236 6 0
29 Ballot Box No: 84 46 4 0
30 Ballot Box No: 57 38 0 0
31 Ballot Box No: 83 37 0 0
32 Ballot Box No: 114 16 0 1
33 Ballot Box No: 66 117 14 1
34 Ballot Box No: 104 0 0 0
35 Ballot Box No: 9 311 29 0
36 Ballot Box No: 1 216 3 1
37 Ballot Box No: 101 33 2 0
38 Ballot Box No: 105 48 2 0
39 Ballot Box No: 127 23 2 1
40 Ballot Box No: 15 130 9 0
41 Ballot Box No: 102 34 2 0
42 Ballot Box No: 59 167 2 0
43 Ballot Box No: 2 204 4 0
44 Ballot Box No: 90 324 7 0
45 Ballot Box No: 121 36 4 0
46 Ballot Box No: 38 389 21 0
47 Ballot Box No: 128 21 1 0
48 Ballot Box No: 50 93 11 1
49 Ballot Box No: 109 72 9 0
50 Ballot Box No: 106 17 1 0
51 Ballot Box No: 58 143 3 2
52 Ballot Box No: 49 192 19 0
53 Ballot Box No: 22 225 11 0
54 Ballot Box No: 33 (Mail in Ballots) 540 13 5
  TOTAL (8433) 8020 398 15
  Percentage (100%) 95.10% 4.72% 0.18%