CANADA HISTORY - Elections

1997 ELECTION


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Jean Chretien - Liberals

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Preston Manning - Reform

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Alexa McDonough - NDP

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Gilles Duceppe - Bloc

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Jean Charest - PC

Election
Party
Elected Members # of Candidates % of Popular Vote % of Seats
1997 (June 2) - Turnout: 67.0 %  
Liberal  155 301 38.5 % 51.5 %
Reform  60 227 19.4 % 19.9 %
Bloc Québécois  44 75 10.7 % 14.6 %
New Democratic Party  21 301 11.0 % 7.0 %
Progressive Conservative  20 301 18.8 % 6.6 %
Other  1 467 1.6 % 0.3 %
Total 301 1,672    
Government--155, Opposition--146, Majority--9
Total - 301 Conser Liberal NDP/CCF Bloc Que Reform Oth
Canada 20 155 21 44 60 1
Newfoundland 3 4 - - - -
PEI - 4 - - - -
Nova Scotia 5 - 6 - - -
New Brunswick 5 3 2 - - -
Quebec 5 26 - 44 - -
Ontario 1 101 - - - 1
Manitoba 1 6 4 - 3 -
Saskatchewan - 1 5 - 8 -
Alberta - 2 - - 24 -
BC - 6 3 - 25 -
Yukon - - 1 - - -
NWT - 2 - - - -

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