CANADA HISTORY - Elections

1979 ELECTION


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Joe Clark - Progressive Conservative

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Pierre Trudeau - Liberal

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Ed Broadbent -NDP

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Fabien Roy - CDE

Election
Party
Elected Members # of Candidates % of Popular Vote % of Seats
1979 (May 22) - Turnout: 75.7 %
Progressive Conservative  136 282 35.9 % 48.2 %
Liberal  114 282 40.1 % 40.4 %
New Democratic Party  26 282 17.9 % 9.2 %
Social Credit  6 103 4.6 % 2.1 %
Other    475 1.5 % 0.0 %
Total 282 1,424    
Government--136, Opposition--146, Minority--10
Total - 282 Conser Liberal NDP/ CCF Social Credit Other
Canada 136 114 26 6 -
Newfoundland 2 4 1 - -
PEI 4 - - - -
Nova Scotia 8 2 1 - -
New Brunswick 4 6 - - -
Quebec 2 67 - 6 -
Ontario 57 32 6 - -
Manitoba 7 2 5 - -
Saskatchewan 10 - 4 - -
Alberta 21 - - - -
BC 19 1 8 - -
Yukon 1 - - - -
NWT 1 - 1 - -

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