House of Commons Hansard #1 of the 41st Parliament, 1st Session. (The original version is on Parliament's site.) The word of the day was chair.

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Sitting Resumed
Election of Speaker

2:55 p.m.

Bloc

The Presiding Officer Louis Plamondon

Order, please. It is my duty to inform the House that another ballot will be necessary. The names of members eligible for the next ballot are as follows:

Barry Devolin

Lee Richardson

Denise Savoie

Andrew Scheer

Merv Tweed

If any members whose names I have just read wish to withdraw as candidates for the next ballot, will they please rise in their places and do so.

For the benefit of hon. members a revised alphabetical list of candidates for the next ballot will be placed in each polling station within the next five minutes at which time voting will commence.

(Members were issued ballots and marked their ballots in secret at voting stations.)

Sitting Resumed
Election of Speaker

3:15 p.m.

Bloc

The Presiding Officer Louis Plamondon

If there are any members who have not voted and wish to do so, will they please vote now.

All members having voted, I do now instruct the Clerk to proceed with the counting of the ballots after I have cast my ballot.

Suspension of Sitting
Election of Speaker

3:20 p.m.

Bloc

The Presiding Officer Louis Plamondon

The sitting is suspended to the call of the Chair.

(The sitting of the House was suspended at 3:20 p.m.)

(The House resumed at 3:39 p.m.)

Sitting Resumed
Election of Speaker

3:35 p.m.

Bloc

The Presiding Officer Louis Plamondon

Order, please. It is my duty to inform the House that another ballot will be necessary.

The names of those members who can be considered on the next ballot are as follows:

Lee Richardson

Denise Savoie

Andrew Scheer

Merv Tweed

If any hon. members whose names the Chair has just announced to the House wish to withdraw as a candidate on the fourth ballot, will they please rise in their place and do so.

A revised alphabetical list of candidates for the fourth ballot will be placed in each polling station shortly.

(Members were issued ballots and marked their ballots in secret at voting stations)

Sitting Resumed
Election of Speaker

3:55 p.m.

Bloc

The Presiding Officer Louis Plamondon

Order. If there are any hon. members who have not yet voted and who wish to do so, will they please vote now.

Are you ready to count the ballots?

All members having voted, I do now instruct the Clerk to proceed with the counting of the ballots after I have cast my ballot.

Suspension of Sitting
Election of Speaker

4 p.m.

Bloc

The Presiding Officer Louis Plamondon

The sitting is suspended to the call of the Chair.

(The sitting of the House was suspended at 4:00 p.m.)

(The House resumed at 4:19 p.m.)

Sitting Resumed
Election of Speaker

4:15 p.m.

Bloc

The Presiding Officer Louis Plamondon

Order, please. It is my duty to inform the House that another ballot will be necessary.

The names of the members eligible for the next ballot are as follows:

Lee Richardson

Denise Savoie

Andrew Scheer

If any members whose names I have just read wish to withdraw as candidates for the next ballot, would they please rise in their places and do so.

Let us have the vote.

(Members were issued ballots and marked their ballots in secret at voting stations.)

Sitting Resumed
Election of Speaker

4:35 p.m.

Bloc

The Presiding Officer Louis Plamondon

If there are any hon. members who have not yet voted and who wish to do so, will they please vote now.

All members having voted, I do now instruct the Clerk to proceed with the counting of the ballots after I have cast my ballot.

Suspension of Sitting
Election of Speaker

4:35 p.m.

Bloc

The Presiding Officer Louis Plamondon

The sitting is suspended to the call of the Chair.

(The sitting of the House was suspended at 4:39 p.m.)

(The House resumed at 4:58 p.m.)

Sitting Resumed
Election of Speaker

4:55 p.m.

Bloc

The Presiding Officer Louis Plamondon

Order. It is my duty to inform the House that another ballot will be necessary.

The names of the members eligible for the next ballot are as follows:

Denise Savoie

Andrew Scheer

(Members were issued ballots and marked their ballots in secret at voting stations)

Sitting Resumed
Election of Speaker

5:15 p.m.

Bloc

The Presiding Officer Louis Plamondon

All members having voted, I do now instruct the Clerk to proceed with the counting of the ballots after I have cast my ballot.

We will suspend the sitting to count the ballots, and you will be informed of the winner in approximately 20 minutes.

I would point out that we will proceed with another ballot in the event of a tie. This happened in 1994.

Suspension of Sitting
Election of Speaker

5:15 p.m.

Bloc

The Presiding Officer Louis Plamondon

The sitting is suspended to the call of the Chair.

(The sitting of the House was suspended at 5:20 p.m.)