Canada Elections Act
Marginal note:Death of candidate
469 If a candidate who was endorsed by a registered party dies in the period beginning at 2:00 p.m. on the 5th day before the closing day for nominations and ending on polling day,
(a) he or she is deemed for the purpose of section 464 to receive 15% of the valid votes cast in the electoral district in which he or she was a candidate; and
(b) the Chief Electoral Officer shall set out a percentage of 22.5 in the certificate referred to in subsection 464(1) for the other candidates in that electoral district.
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