1978

Nineteenth Provincial General Election
(October 18, 1978)

Political
Party
Votes Cast for
Candidates
% of
Vote
Candidates
Nominated
Candidates
Elected
New Democratic Party 228,791 48.12 61 44
Progressive Conservative 181,045 38.08 61 17
Liberal 65,498 13.78 61
Independent 81 .02 2
Total 475,415 100.00 185 61