CANADA HISTORY - Elections

1968 ELECTION


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Pierre Trudeau - Liberal

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Robert Stanfield - Progressive Conservative

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Tommy Douglas - NDP

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Real Caouette - CDE

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AB Patterson - Social Credit

Election
Party
Elected Members # of Candidates % of Popular Vote % of Seats
1968 (June 25) - Turnout: 75.7 %
Liberal  155 263 45.5 % 58.7 %
Progressive Conservative  72 263 31.4 % 27.3 %
New Democratic Party  22 263 17.0 % 8.3 %
Other  15 147 1.7 % 5.7 %
Social Credit    31   0.0 %
Total 264 967    
Government (Liberal / Liberal-Labour)--155, Opposition--109, Majority--46
Total - 264 Conser Liberal NDP/ CCF Social Credit Other
Canada 72 155 22 - 15
Newfoundland 6 1 - - -
PEI 4 - - - -
Nova Scotia 10 1 - - -
New Brunswick 5 5 - - -
Quebec 4 56 - - 14
Ontario 17 64 6 - 1
Manitoba 5 5 3 - -
Saskatchewan 5 2 6 - -
Alberta 15 4 - - -
BC - 16 7 - -
Yukon 1 - - - -
NWT - 1 - - -

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