CANADA HISTORY - Elections

1953 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
1953 (August 10) - Turnout: 67.5 %
Liberal  171 264 50.0 % 64.5 %
Progressive Conservative  51 248 31.0 % 19.2 %
C.C.F.  23 170 11.3 % 8.7 %
Social Credit  15 72 5.4 % 5.7 %
Other  5 143 2.3 % 1.9 %
Total 265 897    
Government (Liberal / Liberal-Labour)--171, Opposition--94, Majority--77
Total - 265 Conser Liberal NDP/ CCF Social Credit Other
Canada 51 170 23 15 6
Newfoundland - 7
PEI 1 3 - - -
Nova Scotia 1 10 1 - -
New Brunswick 3 7 - - -
Quebec 4 66 - - 5
Ontario 33 50 - - 2
Manitoba 3 8 3 - -
Saskatchewan 1 14 5 - -
Alberta 2 4 - 11 -
BC 3 8 7 4 -
Yukon - 2 - - -
NWT - - - - -

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