CANADA HISTORY - Elections

1872 ELECTION


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John A Macdonald - Conservative

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Edward Blake - Liberal

Election
Party
Elected Members # of Candidates % of Popular Vote % of Seats
1872 (July 20 - October 12) - Turnout: 70.3 %
Conservative  103   49.9 % 51.5 %
Liberal  97   49.1 % 48.5 %
Other      0.9 % 0.0 %
Total 200 337    
Government--103, Opposition--97, Majority--6
Total - 200 Conservative Liberal Other
Canada 103 97  
Nova Scotia 11 10
New Brunswick 7 9
Quebec 38 27
Ontario 38 50
Manitoba 3 1
BC 6 -

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