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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial By-Elections (1971)

The results of provincial by-elections held in 1971 were as follows:

Constituency

Election Date

Candidate

Party

Votes

Minnedosa

16 November 1971

David Robert “Dave” Blake (1925-2008)

Progressive Conservative

3,532

Emil Shellborn

New Democratic

2,348

Hugh Milton Stephenson (1920-2009)

Liberal

1,129

Ste. Rose

5 April 1971

Aimé Rawleigh “Pete” Adam (1913-2009)

New Democratic

2,785

Fred Werbiski

Liberal

2,118

John Boerchers

Progressive Conservative

1,792

St. Vital

5 April 1971

Derek James “Jim” Walding (1937-2007)

New Democratic

3,378

Daniel Patrick “Dan” Kennedy (1939-2017)

Liberal

3,083

Kenneth Pratt

Progressive Conservative

2,925

Samuel “Sam” Bordman

Independent

13

Wolseley

16 June 1971

Israel Harold “Izzy” Asper (1932-2003)

Liberal

3,530

Ernest John “Ernie” Enns (1920-2006)

Progressive Conservative

2,271

Victor Harold “Vic” Schroeder

New Democratic

2,174

William Hawryluk

Independent

45

See also:

Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1969)

Memorable Manitobans: Members of the Twenty-Ninth Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1969-1973)

Sources:

“Hospital vote tallied,” Winnipeg Free Press, 8 April 1971, page 3.

“Minnedosa byelection,” Winnipeg Free Press, 17 November 1971, page 1.

This page was prepared by Jacques Marcoux and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 August 2019

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