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Encyclopedia > Saskatchewan general election, 1952

The Twelfth Provincial General Election in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan was held on June 11, 1952.


The Co-operative Commonwealth Federation government of Premier Tommy Douglas was re-elected for a third term with an increased majority.


The Liberal Party of Walter Tucker increased its share of the popular vote to almost 40%, but lost 8 of the seats it had had in the previous legislature.


The Social Credit and Progressive Conservative parties continued to lose support.


Results

Party Party Leader Popular Vote # nominated Seats
# % % Change Previous Elected Change
Co-operative Commonwealth 291,705 54.06 +6.50 53 31 42 11
Liberal
Walter Tucker
211,882 39.27 +8.67 53 19 11 -8
Social Credit
21,045 3.90 -4.19 24
Progressive Conservative 10,648 1.97 -5.66 8
Independent-PC 1,542 0.29 +0.29 1
Independent 1,517 0.28 -1.95 3 1 -1
Labour Progressive
1,151 0.21 -0.05 2
Independent Liberal 103 0.02 -0.64 1
Total 539,593 100.00 145 52 53 +1
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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In the ensuing January 23, 2006 general election, the Liberals were defeated by the Conservatives, who emerged as the largest party in the House of Commons, although well short of an absolute majority.
On November 28, 2005, the House of Commons passed the no-confidence motion by a vote of 171 to 133, and the government was forced to call an early general election - held in January 2006 - in which the Liberals lost to the Conservatives.
As in the United Kingdom, the Crown is formally an integral part of Parliament, but the role of the monarch - since 1952, Queen Elizabeth II - and of her representative in Canada, the Governor General, is primarily ceremonial.
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