By the Numbers

One thing about elections: there's more than one number at stake. Indeed, there are numbers aplenty.

Here are some of the key figures involved in Newfoundland and Labrador's 2007 election.

Approximate number of electors:364,000
Number of districts:48
Approximate number of polls:1,600
Elections Newfoundland and Labrador's budget for this election:About $3.5 million
Temporary staff hired by electoral office:About 4,500
Standings when the house dissolved:34 Progressive Conservatives,
11 Liberals,
1 New Democrat,
2 vacant
Base salary of a member of the house of assembly, as of July 1:$92,580
Number of general elections since Confederation in 1949:16, until 2003
Hours in which ballot boxes are open:12 (from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., NT)
Annual budget of the house of assembly:$12.44 million
Greatest number of candidates to run in one election:166, in 1993, the last election in which there were 52 districts

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