CANADA HISTORY - Elections

1949 ELECTION


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Louis St Laurent - Liberal

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George Drew - PC

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Major James Coldwell - CCF

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Solon Warl Low - Social Credit

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Tim Buck - Communists

Election
Party
Elected Members # of Candidates % of Popular Vote % of Seats
1949 (June 27) - Turnout: 73.8 %
Liberal  190 258 50.1 % 72.5 %
Progressive Conservative  41 250 29.7 % 15.6 %
C.C.F.  13 180 13.4 % 5.0 %
Social Credit  10 28 2.4 % 3.8 %
Other  8 132 4.4 % 3.1 %
Total 262 848    
Government (Liberal / Liberal-Labour)--190, Opposition--72, Majority--118
Total - 262 Conser Liberal NDP/ CCF Social Credit Other
Canada 41 190 13 10 12
Newfoundland 2 5
PEI 1 3 - - -
Nova Scotia 2 10 1 - -
New Brunswick 2 7 - - 1
Quebec 2 66 - - 5
Ontario 25 56 - - 2
Manitoba 1 12 3 - -
Saskatchewan 1 14 5 - -
Alberta 2 5 - 10 -
BC 3 11 3 - 1
Yukon - 1 - - -
NWT - - - - -

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