CANADA HISTORY - Elections

1962 ELECTION


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John Diefenbaker - Conservative

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Lester Pearson - Liberal

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Robert N. Thompson - Social Credit

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Tommy Douglas - CCF

Election
Party
Elected Members # of Candidates % of Popular Vote % of Seats
1962 (June 18) - Turnout: 79.0 %
Progressive Conservative  116 265 37.3 % 43.8 %
Liberal  99 263 37.4 % 37.4 %
Social Credit  30 230 11.7 % 11.3 %
New Democratic Party  19 218 13.4 % 7.2 %
Other  1 40 0.2 % 0.4 %
Total 265 1,016    
Government--116, Opposition--149, Minority--33
Total - 265 Conser Liberal NDP/ CCF Social Credit Other
Canada 116 99 19 30 1
Newfoundland 1 6 - - -
PEI 4 - - - -
Nova Scotia 9 2 1 - -
New Brunswick 4 6 - - -
Quebec 14 35 - 26 -
Ontario 35 43 6 - 1
Manitoba 11 1 2 - -
Saskatchewan 16 1 - - -
Alberta 15 - - 2 -
BC 6 4 10 2 -
Yukon 1 - - - -
NWT - 1 - - -

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