This study is an Ipsos Canada exit survey of the 40th Canada General Election, performed on October 14, 2008. An online survey tool was used to examine voter attitudes and preferences in the 40th Canada General Election. Respondents provided information regarding their government and party leader preferences as well as priorities for the next government. Respondents were also asked specific questions on minority and coalition governments; the leadership of the Liberal Party, Stephen Harper, and issues that affected their decision to vote the way they did. This study has a sample of 36,141 respondents.