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Events in Manitoba History: Canadian Federal Election (1972)

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Canadian Federal Election (1968) | Canadian Federal Election (1974)

The Canadian federal election of 1972 was held on 30 October. The results were as follows:

Riding

Candidate

Party

Votes

Brandon-Souris

Walter Gilbert Dinsdale (1916-1982)

Progressive Conservative

17,923

Gary Belecki

Liberal

5,968

Kenneth John Singleton

New Democratic

5,501

William Lea

Independent

190

Churchill

Charles Keith Taylor

Progressive Conservative

9,462

Don Duff

New Democratic

9,059

William Bruce Dunlop (1924-2018)

Liberal

8,536

R. Jim Henry

Independent

327

Dauphin

William Gordon David Ritchie (1918-1998)

Progressive Conservative

12,584

Bernhard Dirauf

New Democratic

6,234

Ferdinand A. Guiboche

Liberal

4,305

Lisgar

Jack Burnett Murta

Progressive Conservative

17,253

Richard Spink Bowles (1912-1988)

Liberal

4,469

John M. Bucklaschuk

New Democratic

1,627

John L. Harms

Social Credit

943

Marquette

Craig Stewart (1928-2009)

Progressive Conservative

16,155

Ken Houston

New Democratic

4,917

Sidney N. Lachter

Liberal

4,572

Portage

Peter Paul Masniuk (1920-1995)

Progressive Conservative

9,781

Gerald Richard Cobbe

Liberal

7,474

Nick Manchur

New Democratic

4,036

Travis I. Fitch

none

199

Provencher

Arthur Jacob “Jake” Epp

Progressive Conservative

11,262

Mark Gerald Smerchanski (1914-1989)

Liberal

6,489

Alf Chorney

New Democratic

6,304

Jake Wall

Social Credit

784

St. Boniface

Joseph-Philippe Guay (1915-2001)

Liberal

22,200

Joseph F. Sherwood

New Democratic

13,857

Peter Hillcoff

Progress Conservative

13,033

Gilles J. Ouellet

Social Credit

643

Russ Maley

none

241

Selkirk

Doug Rowland

New Democratic

17,872

Dean Whiteway

Progressive Conservative

17,842

Svein Olafur Sigfusson (1912-1992)

Liberal

8,709

Robert Luining

Social Credit

418

Winnipeg North

David Orlikow (1919-1998)

New Democratic

15,931

Serge Radchuk

Liberal

11,150

Anne Steen

Progressive Conservative

9,446

William Cecil Ross (c1911-1998)

Communist

587

C. Aili Waldman

none

114

Winnipeg North Centre

Stanley Howard Knowles (1908-1997)

New Democratic

13,263

Frank W. Crockett

Progressive Conservative

7,050

Norman Frederick Turner

Liberal

6,984

Don Hawryluk

Social Credit

440

Don Currie

none

186

Barry John Carlson

none

134

Winnipeg South

James Armstrong Richardson (1922-2004)

Liberal

25,534

Boyd Robertson

Progressive Conservative

17,022

James Gilbert Burrows

New Democratic

7,413

Diane Lynne Waldman

none

205

Winnipeg South Centre

A. Daniel “Dan” McKenzie

Progressive Conservative

25,550

Edmund Boyd Osler (1919-1987)

Liberal

20,516

Harvey H. Moats

New Democratic

10,460

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Manitoba Members of the Twenty-Ninth Canadian Parliament (1973-1974)

Sources:

History of Federal Ridings Since 1867, Parliament of Canada.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 January 2018

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