CANADA HISTORY - Elections

1958 ELECTION


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John Diefenbaker - Conservative

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Lester Pearson - 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
1958 (March 31) - Turnout: 79.4 %
Progressive Conservative  208 265 53.7 % 78.5 %
Liberal  49 264 33.8 % 18.5 %
C.C.F.  8 169 9.5 % 3.0 %
Social Credit    82 2.6 % 0.0 %
Other    51 0.4 % 0.0 % %
Total 265 831    
Government--208, Opposition--57, Majority--151
Total - 265 Conser Liberal NDP/ CCF Social Credit Other
Canada 208 48 8 - 1
Newfoundland 2 5 - - -
PEI 4 - - - -
Nova Scotia 12 - - - -
New Brunswick 7 3 - - -
Quebec 50 25 - - -
Ontario 67 14 3 - 1
Manitoba 14 - - - -
Saskatchewan 16 - 1 - -
Alberta 17 - - - -
BC 18 - 4 - -
Yukon 1 - - - -
NWT - 1 - - -

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