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Electoral Results by Party

NOTE: The official record - the report of the Chief Electoral Officer - makes no mention of political affiliation before 1963. Electoral results from 1867 to 1984 are taken from a chart prepared by the Office of Chief Electoral Officer of Canada and those from 1988 to date from the reports of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada.

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1 General Election
^ 16th  General Election (1926.09.14) - Summer
Government:
125
Opposition:
120
Majority:
5

Political AffiliationElected MembersNumber of CandidatesNumber of Valid VotesPercentage of Popular Vote
Liberal Party of Canada 116 220 1,421,804 43.6%
Conservative (1867-1942) 91 233 1,504,855 46.2%
Other 38 77 329,849 10.2%
Total2455303,256,508100%


Sources

Members Elected

  Canada. Office of the Chief Electoral Officer. Statistics taken from a chart prepared by the Office of Chief Electoral Officer of Canada

Number of Candidates

1867 - 1911 Scarrow, H.A.. Canadian Parliamentary Companion. New Orleans, Hauser Press, 1962.
1867 - 1911 Scarrow, H.A.. Canadian Parliamentary Guide. New Orleans, Hauser Press, 1962.
1867 - 1911 Scarrow, H.A.. Canada Votes. New Orleans, Hauser Press, 1962.
1917 - 1917 Canada. Office of the Chief Electoral Officer. Number of Candidates at the 1917 General Election. Chart provided by the Chief Electoral Officer
1921 - 1940 Scarrow, H.A.. Canada Votes. New Orleans, Hauser Press, 1962.
1945 - 1984 Canada. Office of the Chief Electoral Officer. Breakdown by Affiliation and by Province of the Number of Candidates from 1945 to 1984. Tables provided by the Chief Electoral Officer for Canada

Number of Valid Votes

1878 - 1896 Scarrow, H.A.. Canada Votes. New Orleans, Hauser Press, 1962.
1896 - 1911 Foley, James G.. Clerk of the Crown in Chancery for Canada. Résumé of General Elections of 1896, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1911 and of by-elections held between July 11th, 1896 and January 1st, 1914. Ottawa, Government Printing Bureau, 1916.
1917 - 1921 Scarrow, H.A.. Canada Votes. New Orleans, Hauser Press, 1962.
1925 - 1984 Canada. Office of the Chief Electoral Officer. Summary by Political Affiliation of the Valid Votes Cast. Tables provided by the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer

Percentage of Popular Vote

1867 - 1874 Madden, Wayne D.. Canadian Guide of Electoral History and Leadership 1867-1976. Photostated copy.
1878 - 1925 Scarrow, H.A.. Canada Votes. New Orleans, Hauser Press, 1962.
1925 - 1984 Canada. Office of the Chief Electoral Officer. Percentage of Valid Votes Obtained by Political Parties. Charts prepared by the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada

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Updated on: 2011.10.07

Revised on: 2011.06.20

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