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Encyclopedia > Saskatchewan general election, 1917

The Fourth Provincial General Election in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan was held on June 26, 1917.


After replacing Walter Scott as leader of the Liberal Party of Saskatchewan and premier of the province, William M. Martin led the party to its fourth consecutive victory, winning all but 7 of the 58 seats in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan.


The Conservative Party of Wellington Bartley Willoughby continued to lose popular support and seats.


The Non-Partisan League, forerunner of the Progressive Party, nominated candidates for the first time, althogh none were successful. Labour candidates also appeared for the first time.

Party Party Leader Popular Vote # nominated Seats
# % % Change Previous Elected Change
Liberal 106,552 56.68 -0.28 58 45 51 +6
Conservative 68,243 36.30 -5.68 53 7 7
Non-Partisan
7,267 3.87 +3.87 7
Independent 4,440 2.36 +1.30 10 1 1
Labour
1,474 0.79 +0.79 2
Total 187,976 100.00 130 53 59 +6
Saskatchewan elections: 1905 1908 1912 1917 1921 1925 1929 1934 1938 1944 1948 1952 1956 1960 1964 1967 1971 1975 1978 1982 1986 1991 1995 1999 2003

Source: Elections Saskatchewan (http://www.elections.sk.ca/history.php#provincialvotesummaries)


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Saskatchewan general election, 1917 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (271 words)
The Saskatchewan general election of 1917 was the fourth provincial election in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
It was held on June 26, 1917, to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan.
After replacing Walter Scott as leader of the Liberal Party of Saskatchewan and premier of the province, William M. Martin led the party to its fourth consecutive victory, winning all but 7 of the 58 seats in the legislature.
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