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Encyclopedia > List of Ontario general elections

Beginning with the 2003 election, Ontario elections are held every 4 years in October.


Ontario is the largest of Canada's ten provinces by population. Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th) Land 917,741 km² Water 158,654 km² (14. ...

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1867-1889

Seats

Party 1867 1871 1875 1879 1883 1886
     Conservative 41 38 34 29 37 32
     Liberal-Conservative 1 - - 1 - - -
     Liberal 41 43 50 57 48 57
     Conservative - Liberal - 1 - - - -
     Conservative Independent - - 2 2 - -
     Liberal - Independent - - 1 - 2 -
     Independent - - - - 1 1
Total 82 82 88 88 88 90

1Liberal-Conservative was the title used by some members of the Conservative Party in the first decades after Canadian Confederation. The Ontario general election, 1867 was the first general election held in the newly-created Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election of 1871 was the second general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election of 1875 was the third general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... Ontario general election, 1879 was the fourth general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... Ontario general election, 1883 was the fifth general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election, 1886 was the sixth general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario, also known as Tories) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Canadian Confederation, or the Confederation of Canada, was the process that ultimately brought together a union among the provinces, colonies and territories of British North America to form the Dominion of Canada, a dominion of the British Empire, which today is the federal nation state called Canada. ...


1890-1919

Seats

Party 1890 1894 1898 1902 1905 1908 1911 1914 1919
     Conservative 34 23 42 48 69 86 82 84 25
     Conservative–Equal Rights 2 - - - - - - - -
     Conservative-Patron - 1 - - - - - - -
     ConservativeP.P.A. - 6 - - - - - - -
     Liberal-Conservative - - - - - - 1 - -
     Liberal 53 45 51 50 28 19 22 24 27
     Liberal-P.P.A. - 1 - - - - - - -
     Liberal-Patron - 12 - - - - - - -
     Liberal-Equal Rights 2 - - - - - - - -
     Liberal-Temperance - - - - - - - 1 -
     Liberal-United Farmers - - - - - - - - 1
     Patrons of Industry - 3 - - - - - - -
     Protestant Protective Assoc. - 2 - - - - - - -
     Labour - - - - - 1 1 1 11
     Labour-United Farmers - - - - - - - - 1
     United Farmers - - - - - - - - 44
     Soldier - - - - - - - - 1
     Independent - 1 - - - - - - -
     Conservative Independent - - 1 - - - - - -
     Liberal Independent - - - - 1 - - 1 1
Total 91 94 94 98 98 106 106 111 111

The Ontario general election, 1890 was the seventh general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election, 1894 was the eighth general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election, 1898 was the ninth general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election, 1902 was the tenth general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election, 1905 was the eleventh general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election, 1908 was the twelfth general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election, 1911 was the thirteenth general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election, 1914 was the fourteenth general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election, 1919 was the fifteenth general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario, also known as Tories) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario, also known as Tories) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario, also known as Tories) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... The Patrons of Industry was a Canadian farmers organization formed in 1890 that cooperated with the urban labour movement to address the political frustrations of both groups with big business. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario, also known as Tories) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... The Protestant Protective Association was an anti-Catholic group based in Ontario, Canada, associated with the Orange Order. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Protestant Protective Association was an anti-Catholic group based in Ontario, Canada, associated with the Orange Order. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Patrons of Industry was a Canadian farmers organization formed in 1890 that cooperated with the urban labour movement to address the political frustrations of both groups with big business. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... The United Farmers of Ontario (UFO) were the Ontario section of the nation-wide United Farmers movement that arose in Canada in the early part of the 20th century. ... The Patrons of Industry was a Canadian farmers organization formed in 1890 that cooperated with the urban labour movement to address the political frustrations of both groups with big business. ... The Protestant Protective Association was an anti-Catholic group based in Ontario, Canada, associated with the Orange Order. ... There have been various groups in Canada who have nominated candidates under the label Labour Party or Independent Labour Party or other variations from the 1870s until the 1960s. ... The United Farmers of Ontario (UFO) were the Ontario section of the nation-wide United Farmers movement that arose in Canada in the early part of the 20th century. ... The United Farmers of Ontario (UFO) were the Ontario section of the nation-wide United Farmers movement that arose in Canada in the early part of the 20th century. ...

1920-1949

Seats

Party 1923 1926 1929 1934 1937 1943 1945 1948
     Conservative/ Progressive Cons.+ 75 72 90 17 23 38 66 53
     Liberal 14 14 13 65 63 15 11 13
     Liberal-Progressive - 4 1 4 2 - - -
     Liberal-Prohibitionist - 1 - - - - - -
     Liberal-Labour - - - - - - 3 1
     Cooperative Commonwealth - - - 1 - 34 8 21
     Labour 4 1 1 1 - - - -
     United Farmers 17 3 1 1 1 - - -
     Progressive - 10 4 - - - - -
     Labour-Progressive Party - - - - - 2 2 2
     Independent 1 - - 1 - - - -
     Conservative Independent - 2 2 - - - - -
     Liberal Independent - 4 - - 1 1 - -
     Progressive Independent - 1 - - - - - -
Total 111 112 112 90 90 90 90 90

+ In 1943, the Conservative Party of Ontario became the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party. The Ontario general election, 1923 was the sixteenth general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election, 1926 was the seventeenth general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election, 1929 was the eighteenth general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election, 1934 was the nineteenth general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election, 1937 was the twentieth general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election of 1943 was held to elect the 90 Members of the Legislative Assembly (Members of Provincial Parliament, or MPPs) of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election of 1945 was held to elect the 90 members of the Legislative Assembly (Members of Provincial Parliament, or MPPs) of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election of 1948 was held to elect the 90 members of the Legislative Assembly (Members of Provincial Parliament, or MPPs) of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario, also known as Tories) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Progressive Party of Canada was a political party in Canada in the 1920s and 1930s. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Liberal-Labour banner has also been used several times by candidates in Canadian elections: Malcolm Lang, who was elected as a Labour Party of Canada Member of Parliament in the 1926 federal election, was re-elected as Liberal-Labour in the north-eastern Ontario riding of Timiskaming South in... The Ontario New Democratic Party (formerly known as the Ontario Cooperative Commonwealth Federation) is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. ... The United Farmers of Ontario (UFO) were the Ontario section of the nation-wide United Farmers movement that arose in Canada in the early part of the 20th century. ... The Progressive Party of Canada was a political party in Canada in the 1920s and 1930s. ... The Labour-Progressive Party was a Communist party in Canada. ...


1950-1979

Seats

Party 1951 1955 1959 1963 1967 1971 1975 1977
     Progressive Conservative 79 83 71 77 69 78 51 58
     Liberal 7 10 21 23 27 20 35 34
     Liberal-Labour 1 1 1 1 1 - 1 -
     CCF/NDP+ 2 3 5 7 20 19 38 33
     PC Independent - 1 - - - - - -
     Labour Progressive 1 - - - - - - -
Total 90 98 98 108 117 117 125 125

+ The Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) became the New Democratic Party (NDP) in 1961. The Ontario general election of 1951 was held to elect the 90 members of the Legislative Assembly (Members of Provincial Parliament, or MPPs) of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election of 1955 was held to elect the 98 members of the Legislative Assembly (Members of Provincial Parliament, or MPPs) of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election of 1959 was held to elect the 98 members of the Legislative Assembly (Members of Provincial Parliament, or MPPs) of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election of 1963 was held to elect the 108 members of the Legislative Assembly (Members of Provincial Parliament, or MPPs) of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election of 1967 was held to elect the 117 members of the Legislative Assembly (Members of Provincial Parliament, or MPPs) of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election of 1971 was held to elect the 117 members of the Legislative Assembly (Members of Provincial Parliament, or MPPs) of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election of 1975 was held to elect the 125 members of the Legislative Assembly (Members of Provincial Parliament, or MPPs) of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election of 1977 was held to elect the 125 members of the Legislative Assembly (Members of Provincial Parliament, or MPPs) of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario, also known as Tories) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Cooperative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) was a Canadian political party founded in 1932 in Calgary, Alberta, by a number of socialist, farm, co-operative and labour groups as well as the League for Social Reconstruction. ... The Ontario New Democratic Party (formerly known as the Ontario Cooperative Commonwealth Federation) is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. ... The Labour-Progressive Party was a Communist party in Canada. ...


1980-2003

Seats

Party 1981 1985 1987 1990 1995 1999 2003
     Progressive Conservative 70 52 16 20 82 59 24
     Liberal 34 48 95 36 30 35 72
     New Democratic 21 25 19 74 17 9 7
     Others 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Total 125 125 130 130 130 103 103

William Daviss Progressive Conservatives finally won a majority government after winning only minorities in the 1975 and 1977 elections. ... David Petersons Liberals, with support from Bob Raes New Democrats, form a minority government despite having fewer seats than Frank Millers Progressive Conservatives. ... David Petersons Liberals were returned to power with a large majority. ... As a result of serious scandals, David Petersons Liberal government was defeated by a large protest vote. ... The Ontario general election of 1995 was held on June 8, 1995, to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of the province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario general election of 1999 was held in the Canadian province of Ontario in the late spring of 1999. ... Map of Ontarios ridings and their popular vote for their party elected The Ontario general election of 2003 was held on October 2, 2003, to elect the 103 members of the Legislative Assembly (Members of Provincial Parliament, or MPPs) of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario, also known as Tories) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario New Democratic Party (formerly known as the Ontario Cooperative Commonwealth Federation) is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. ...

Popular vote (%)

Party 1981 1985 1987 1990 1995 1999 2003
     Progressive Conservative   37.0 24.7 23.5 44.8 45.1 34.6
     Liberal   37.9 47.3 32.4 31.1 39.9 46.5
     New Democratic   23.8 25.7 37.6 20.6 12.6 14.7
     Green   0.1 0.1 0.7 0.4 0.7 2.8
     Family Coalition   - 1.3 2.7 1.5 0.6 0.8
     Freedom   0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2
     Communist   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.02 0.02 0.05
     Libertarian   0.4 0.4 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.04
     Confederation of Regions - - - 1.9 0.1 0.01 0.01
     Natural Law - - - - 0.4 0.4 -
     Reform - - - - - 0.00 -
     Others   0.7 0.4 0.3 0.8 0.6 0.3
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

Source: Elections Ontario The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario, also known as Tories) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario New Democratic Party (formerly known as the Ontario Cooperative Commonwealth Federation) is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. ... The Green Party of Ontario contests provincial elections in Ontario, Canada. ... The Family Coalition Party is a minor political party in Ontario, Canada that was founded in 1987 with a social conservative platform. ... The Freedom Party of Ontario is a provincial political party in Ontario, Canada that was founded on 1 January 1984 by Robert Metz and Marc Emery - then of London, Ontario - as a successor to the Unparty. ... The Communist Party of Canada is a communist political party in Canada. ... The Ontario Libertarian Party is a political party in Ontario, Canada that was founded in 1975 as an offshoot of the Libertarian Party in the USA. It is inspired by the philosophical ideas of such authors and thinkers as Jan Narveson, anarcho-capitalist socio-economic ideas of Murray Rothbard. ... The Confederation of Regions Party (CoR) was a right-wing Canadian political party founded in 1984 by Elmer Knutson. ... The Natural Law Party of Canada was the Canadian branch of the international Natural Law Party, the political arm of Maharishi Mahesh Yogis Transcendental Meditation movement. ... The Reform Party of Ontario was, until September 2003, a pseudo party that ran one candidate each election merely to keep the party’s name in the possession of the Reform Party of Canada. ...


See also


  Results from FactBites:
 
Ontario general election, 1867 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (138 words)
The Ontario general election, 1867 was the first general election held in the newly-created Province of Ontario, Canada.
The election was held on September 3, 1867, to elect the 82 Members of the Legislative Assembly ("MLAs").
The Ontario Conservative Party, led by John Sandfield Macdonald, and the Ontario Liberal Party, led by Archibald McKellar, each won 41 seats.
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