CANADA HISTORY - Elections

1963 ELECTION


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Lester Pearson - Liberal

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John Diefenbaker - Conservative

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RN Thompson Social Credit

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Tommy Douglas - CCF

Election
Party
Elected Members # of Candidates % of Popular Vote % of Seats
1963 (April 8) - Turnout: 79.2 %
Liberal  129 264 41.7 % 48.7 %
Progressive Conservative  95 265 32.9 % 35.9 %
Social Credit  24 224 11.9 % 9.1 %
New Democratic Party  17 232 13.1 % 6.4 %
Other    38 0.4 % 0.0 %
Total 265 1,023    
Government (Liberal / Liberal-Labour)--129, Opposition--136, Minority--7
Total - 265 Conser Liberal NDP/ CCF Social Credit Other
Canada 95 129 17 24 -
Newfoundland - 7 - - -
PEI 2 2 - - -
Nova Scotia 7 5 - - -
New Brunswick 4 6 - - -
Quebec 8 47 - 20 -
Ontario 27 52 6 - -
Manitoba 10 2 2 - -
Saskatchewan 17 - - - -
Alberta 14 1 - 2 -
BC 4 7 9 2 -
Yukon 1 - - - -
NWT 1 - - - -

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