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No. 87


War
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This Old
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Memorable
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Historic Sites
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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial By-Elections (1959)

The results of provincial by-elections held in 1959 were as follows:

Constituency

Election Date

Candidate

Party

Votes

Arthur

26 November 1959

James Douglas “Doug” Watt (1914-1985)

Progressive Conservative

2,043

E. Harry Patmore

Liberal Progressive

1,962

Cypress

26 November 1959

Thelma Bessie Brown Forbes (1910-2012)

Progressive Conservative

2,378

John Leslie Sundell

Liberal Progressive

1,654

Rhineland

26 November 1959

Jacob M. Froese (1917-2003)

Social Credit

1,300

Leo Recksiedler

Progressive Conservative

1,209

David K. Friesen

Liberal Progressive

1,075

Turtle Mountain

26 November 1959

Edward Ingo “Ed” Dow (1904-1992)

Liberal Progressive

2,400

Robert Cawston Aitkens

Progressive Conservative

2,274

See also:

Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1959)

Memorable Manitobans: Members of the Twenty-Sixth Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1959-1962)

Sources:

Manitoba Election Records (December 1870 to November 1957, June 1958 to June 1969), Manitoba Legislative Library.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Profile revised: 7 January 2018

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