1971

Seventeenth Provincial General Election
(June 23, 1971)

Political
Party
Votes Cast for
Candidates
% of
Vote
Candidates
Nominated
Candidates
Elected
New Democratic Party 248,978 55.00 60 45
Liberal 193,864 42.82 60 15
Progressive Conservative 9,659 2.13 16
Independent 189 .04 1
Communist 46 .01 1
Total 452,736 100.00 138 60