CANADA HISTORY - Elections

1980 ELECTION


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Pierre Trudeau - Liberal

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Joe Clark - Progressive Conservative

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Ed Broadbent -NDP

Election
Party
Elected Members # of Candidates % of Popular Vote % of Seats
1980 (February 18) - Turnout: 69.3
Liberal  147 282 44.3 % 52.1 %
Progressive Conservative  103 282 32.5 % 36.5 %
New Democratic Party  32 282 19.8 % 11.3 %
Social Credit    84 1.7 % 0.0 %
Other    574 1.7 % 0.0 %
Total 282 1,504    
Government--147, Opposition--135, Majority--12
Total - 282 Conser Liberal NDP/ CCF Social Credit Other
Canada 103 147 32 - -
Newfoundland 2 5 - - -
PEI 2 2 - - -
Nova Scotia 6 5 - - -
New Brunswick 3 7 - - -
Quebec 1 74 - - -
Ontario 38 52 5 - -
Manitoba 5 2 7 - -
Saskatchewan 7 - 7 - -
Alberta 21 - - - -
BC 16 - 12 - -
Yukon 1 - - - -
NWT 1 - 1 - -

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