Canada History



Canada History   timelines 
AskAHistorian    blog 
     
 
Membership

 

         
 
Louis St Laurent - Liberal
 

George Drew - PC

         
 
 

M.J. Coldwell-CCF

 
 

Solon Warl Low - Social Credit

 
         
     
 

Tim Buck - Communists

 
         

Elections | Governor General | Supreme Courts | Parliament | Political Parties | Prime Ministers | Provinces  | Symbols

 1867 | 1872 | 1874 | 1878 | 1882 | 1887 | 1891 | 1896 | 1900 | 1904 | 1908 | 1911 | 1917 | 1921 | 1925 | 1926 | 1930 | 1935 | 1940 | 1945 | 1949 | 1953 | 1957 | 1958 | 1962 | 1963 | 1965 | 1968 | 1972 | 1974 | 1979 | 1980 | 1984 | 1988 | 1993 | 1997 | 2000 | 2004 | 2006 | 2008 | 2011 | Election Turnout

Election
Party
Elected Members # of Candidates % of Popular Vote % of Seats
1953 (August 10) - Turnout: 67.5 %
Liberal  171 264 50.0 % 64.5 %
Progressive Conservative  51 248 31.0 % 19.2 %
C.C.F.  23 170 11.3 % 8.7 %
Social Credit  15 72 5.4 % 5.7 %
Other  5 143 2.3 % 1.9 %
Total 265 897    
Government (Liberal / Liberal-Labour)--171, Opposition--94, Majority--77
Total - 265 Conser Liberal NDP/ CCF Social Credit Other
Canada 51 170 23 15 6
Newfoundland - 7
PEI 1 3 - - -
Nova Scotia 1 10 1 - -
New Brunswick 3 7 - - -
Quebec 4 66 - - 5
Ontario 33 50 - - 2
Manitoba 3 8 3 - -
Saskatchewan 1 14 5 - -
Alberta 2 4 - 11 -
BC 3 8 7 4 -
Yukon - 2 - - -
NWT - - - - -


Article/Document/Material Source:
Reference:
www.canadahistory.com/sections/politics/politics.html