CANADA HISTORY - Elections

1957 ELECTION


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John Diefenbaker - Conservative

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Louis St Laurent - Liberal

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M.J. Coldwell-CCF

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Solon Warl Low - Social Credit

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Real Caouette - CDE

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Tim Buck - Communists

Election
Party
Elected Members # of Candidates % of Popular Vote % of Seats
1957 (June 10) - Turnout: 74.1 %
Progressive Conservative  112 256 39.0 % 42.3 %
Liberal  105 264 42.3 % 39.6 %
C.C.F.  25 162 10.8 % 9.4 %
Social Credit  19 114 6.6 % 7.2 %
Other  4 66 1.3 % 1.5 %
Total 265 862    
Government--112, Opposition--153, Minority--41
Total - 265 Conser Liberal NDP/ CCF Social Credit Other
Canada 112 105 25 19 4
Newfoundland 2 5 - - -
PEI 4 - - - -
Nova Scotia 10 2 - - -
New Brunswick 5 5 - - -
Quebec 9 63 - - 3
Ontario 61 20 3 - 1
Manitoba 8 1 5 - -
Saskatchewan 3 4 10 - -
Alberta 3 1 - 13 -
BC 7 2 7 6 -
Yukon - 1 - - -
NWT - 1 - - -

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