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List of Manitoba general elections

 

List of Manitoba general elections

Number of seats won by major parties at each election
Electoral results by parties and independent MLAs (as a percentage of total Legislative Assembly seats) from 1907 to 2007.

This article provides a summary of results for the general elections to the Canadian province of Manitoba's unicameral legislative body, the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. The number of seats has increased over time, to the present 57.

The chart on the upper right shows the information graphically, with the most recent elections towards the right. It show the dominance of the Conservative party (blue) and Liberal party (red) prior to World War I; the inter-war wins of the United Farmers party (yellow); and the post-World War II rise of the NDP (orange), which mirrors the decline of the Liberal Party. The narrow wins of the Progressive Conservative Party (blue) in the 1960s and 1980s can be also be made out.

Contents

  • Summary of results 1
    • Elections prior to provincial political parties 1.1
  • See also 2
  • References 3

Summary of results

The table below shows the total number of seats won by the major political parties at each election. The winning party's total is shown in bold. Full details on any election are linked via the year of the election at the start of the row.
Notes
A Includes results for the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (1936 to 1959), Independent Labour Party (1922 to 1936), Labour (1920), Socialists (1920) and Social Democrats (1915 and 1920).
B Includes results for Progressive Conservatives, and also the Independent Conservative candidate elected in 1903.
C Includes results for the Liberal-Progressive party.
D Includes results for the Progressive party in 1927.
E Includes the two Liberal-Conservatives elected, who were members of the government.
F Includes those of unknown party status.

Elections prior to provincial political parties

Until the 1879 election, political parties were not active in the province. However, some candidates declared their support for (or opposition to) the administration of the time. Full details on any election are linked via the year of the election at the start of the row.

See also

References


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