Canadians headed to the advance polls in massive numbers this weekend with more than 2.4 million votes cast so far.
Advance polls were open this holiday weekend between Oct. 9 and Oct. 12, and early reports point to a massive showing.
Elections Canada said that on Friday, 850,000 people voted. On Saturday (780,000) and Sunday (767,000), large numbers of Canadians showed up at advance polling stations. The 2.4 million votes were a 16 per cent jump over the 2 million that were reported in the same period during the 2011 election. Monday’s count was not included in the total.