CANADA HISTORY - Elections

1972 ELECTION


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Pierre Trudeau - Liberal

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Robert Stanfield - Progressive Conservative

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David Lewis - NDP

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Real Caouette - CDE

Election
Party
Elected Members # of Candidates % of Popular Vote % of Seats
1972 (October 30) - Turnout: 76.7 %
Liberal  109 263 38.5 % 41.3 %
Progressive Conservative  107 264 35.0 % 40.5 %
New Democratic Party  31 251 17.7 % 11.7 %
Social Credit  15 166 7.6 % 5.7 %
Other  2 173 1.2 % 0.8 %
Total 264 1,117    
Government--109, Opposition--155, Minority--46
Total - 264 Conser Liberal NDP/ CCF Social Credit Other
Canada 107 109 31 15 2
Newfoundland 4 3 - - -
PEI 3 1 - - -
Nova Scotia 10 1 - - -
New Brunswick 5 5 - - -
Quebec 2 56 - 15 1
Ontario 40 36 11 - 1
Manitoba 8 2 3 - -
Saskatchewan 7 1 5 - -
Alberta 19 - - - -
BC 8 4 11 - -
Yukon 1 - - - -
NWT - - 1 - -

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