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Provincial General Election Summaries: 1905 - 1956

 

First Provincial General Election
(December 13, 1905)


Political
Party
Votes Cast for
Candidates
% of
Vote
Candidates
Nominated
Candidates
Elected

Liberal 17,812 52.25 25 16
Provincial Rights 16,184 47.47 24 9
Independent 94 .28 1

Total 34,090 100.00 50 25

 

Second Provincial General Election
(August 14, 1908)


Political
Party
Votes Cast for
Candidates
% of
Vote
Candidates
Nominated
Candidates
Elected

Liberal 29,807 50.79 41 27
Provincial Rights 28,099 47.88 40 14
Independent-Liberal 394 .67 1
Independent 387 .66 2

Total 58,687 100.00 84 41

 

Third Provincial General Election
(July 11, 1912)


Political
Party
Votes Cast for
Candidates
% of
Vote
Candidates
Nominated
Candidates
Elected

Liberal 50,004 56.96 53 45
Conservative 36,848 41.98 53 7
Independent 934 1.06 5 1

Total 87,786 100.00 111 53*

*There were 54 seats contested at the 1912 election, however Cumberland was declared void and only 53 people were elected. A by-election was held on September 8, 1913, to fill the vacancy which existed in Cumberland.

 

Fourth Provincial General Election
(June 26, 1917)


Political
Party
Votes Cast for
Candidates
% of
Vote
Candidates
Nominated
Candidates
Elected

Liberal 106,552 56.68 58 51
Conservative 68,243 36.30 53 7
Non-Partisan 7,267 3.87 7
Independent 4,440 2.36 10 1
Labor 1,474 .79 2

Total 187,976 100.00 130 59

 

Fifth Provincial General Election
(June 9, 1921)


Political
Party
Votes Cast for
Candidates
% of
Vote
Candidates
Nominated
Candidates
Elected

Liberal 92,983 51.39 60 46
Independent 46,556 25.73 35 7
Progressive 13,613 7.52 7 6
Conservative 7,133 3.94 4 2
Independent Conservative 6,295 3.48 3 1
Labor 6,034 3.34 3
Non-Partisan 3,735 2.06 3
Independent Labor 1,690 .93 1
Government 1,510 .84 1
Independent Non-Partisan 1,400 .77 1
Independent Pro-Government Acclamation 1 1

Total 180,949 100.00 119 63

 

Sixth Provincial General Election
(June 2, 1925)


Political
Party
Votes Cast for
Candidates
% of
Vote
Candidates
Nominated
Candidates
Elected

Liberal 127,751 51.51 62 50
Progressive 57,142 23.04 40 6
Conservative 45,515 18.35 18 3
Independent 8,703 3.51 6 2
Labor Liberal 4,704 1.90 1 1
Independent Liberal 2,653 1.07 1 1
Independent Conservative 1,545 .62 1

Total 248,013 100.00 129 63

 

Seventh Provincial General Election
(June 6, 1929


Political
Party
Votes Cast for
Candidates
% of
Vote
Candidates
Nominated
Candidates
Elected

Liberal 164,487 45.56 62 28
Conservative 131,550 36.44 40 24
Independent 32,729 9.06 17 6
Progressive 24,988 6.92 16 5
Liberal Labor 4,181 1.16 1
Economic Group 1,942 .54 3
Independent Liberal 1,160 .32 1

Total 361,037 100.00 140 63

 

Eighth Provincial General Election
(June 19, 1934)


Political
Party
Votes Cast for
Candidates
% of
Vote
Candidates
Nominated
Candidates
Elected

Liberal 206,212 48.00 56 50
Conservative 114,923 26.75 52
Farmer-Labor 102,944 23.96 53 5
Independent 2,949 .69 3
Labor 1,420 .33 1
United Front 1,053 .24 3
Independent Liberal 133 .03 1

Total 429,634 100.00 169 55

 

Ninth Provincial General Election
(June 8, 1938)


Political
Party
Votes Cast for
Candidates
% of
Vote
Candidates
Nominated
Candidates
Elected

Liberal 200,334 45.45 53 38
Co-operative Commonwealth
    Federation

82,529

18.73

31

10
Social Credit 70,084 15.90 40 2
Conservative 52,315 11.87 24
Unity 9,848 2.24 3 2
Independent Labor 12,039 2.73 3
Labor Progressive 8,514 1.93 2
Independent 4,023 .91 2
Independent Conservative 828 .19 1
Independent Social Credit 228 .05 1

Total 440,742 100.00 160 52

 

Tenth Provincial General Election
(June 15, 1944)


Political
Party
Votes Cast for
Candidates
% of
Vote
Candidates
Nominated
Candidates
Elected

Co-operative Commonwealth
    Federation

211,364

53.13

52

47
Liberal 140,901 35.42 52 5
Progressive Conservative 42,511 10.69 39
Labor Progressive 2,067 .52 3
Independent 705 .18 5
Social Credit 249 .06 1
Independent Liberal 5 .00 1

Total 397,802 100.00 153 52

 

Eleventh Provincial General Election
(June 24, 1948)


Political
Party
Votes Cast for
Candidates
% of
Vote
Candidates
Nominated
Candidates
Elected

Co-operative Commonwealth
    Federation

236,900

47.56

52

31
Liberal 152,400 30.60 41 19
Social Credit 40,268 8.09 36
Progressive Conservative 37,986 7.63 9
Independent 11,088 2.23 5 1
Liberal-Progressive
Conservative

9,574

1.92

3

Conservative Liberal 5,251 1.05 1 1
Independent Liberal 3,299 .66 1
Labor Progressive 1,301 .26 1

Total 498,067 100.00 149 52

 

Twelfth Provincial General Election
(June 11, 1952)


Political
Party
Votes Cast for
Candidates
% of
Vote
Candidates
Nominated
Candidates
Elected

Co-operative Commonwealth
    Federation

291,705

54.06

53

42
Liberal 211,882 39.27 53 11
Social Credit 21,045 3.90 24
Progressive Conservative 10,648 1.97 8
Independent-Progressive
Conservative

1,542

.29

1

Independent 1,517 .28 3
Labor Progressive 1,151 .21 2
Independent Liberal 103 .02 1

Total 539,593 100.00 145 53

 

Thirteenth Provincial General Election
(June 20, 1956)


Political
Party
Votes Cast for
Candidates
% of
Vote
Candidates
Nominated
Candidates
Elected

Co-operative Commonwealth
    Federation

249,634

45.25

53

36
Liberal 167,427 30.34 52 14
Social Credit 118,491 21.48 53 3
Progressive Conservative 10,921 1.98 9
Independent 4,714 .85 2
Labor Progressive 536 .10 2

Total 551,723 100.00 171 53

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