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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1962)

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Provincial General Election (1959) | Provincial General Election (1966)

The Manitoba general election of 1962 was held on 14 December. The results were as follows:

Party

Leader

Seats

Progressive Conservative

Dufferin “Duff” Roblin (1917-2010)

36

Liberal

Gildas Laurent “Gil” Molgat (1927-2001)

13

New Democratic

Andrew Russell “Russ” Paulley (1909-1984)

7

Social Credit

Jacob M. “Jake” Froese (1917-2003)

1

Communist

-

0

Independent

-

0

Total

57

The voting results for individual constituencies were as follows:

Constituency

Candidate

Party

Votes

Arthur

James Douglas “Doug” Watt (1914-1985)

Progressive Conservative

2,037

E. Harry Patmore

Liberal

1,466

Assiniboia

Stephen Clifford “Steve” Patrick (1932-2014)

Liberal

3,232

George William Johnson (1892-1973)

Progress Conservative

2,993

A. H. Mackling

New Democratic

1,978

Birtle-Russell

Robert Gordon Smellie (1923-2005)

Progressive Conservative

2,676

E. Victor Fulton

Liberal

1,701

Arnold George Minish (1930-2014)

New Democratic

404

Brandon

Reginald Otto Lissaman (1908-1974)

Progressive Conservative

4,771

James Albert “Jimmy” Creighton (1905-1990)

Liberal

3,182

Hans Fries

New Democratic

542

Harold E. Wright

Social Credit

535

Brokenhead

Edward Richard “Ed” Schreyer

New Democratic

1,910

Richard Mulder

Progressive Conservative

1,314

Max Dubas (c1908-1980)

Liberal

971

Burrows

Mark Gerald Smerchanski (1914-1989)

Liberal

1,791

John Martin Hawryluk (1910-1975)

New Democratic

1,502

Peter Okrainec

Progressive Conservative

747

Andrew Bileski [Bilecki] (1903-1992)

Communist

517

Carillon

Leonard A. Barkman (1920-1979)s

Liberal

2,116

P. J. Thiessen

Progressive Conservative

1,278

Edward Dubois

Social Credit

811

Churchill

Gordon Wilbert Beard (1921-1972)

Progressive Conservative

2,172

Francis Lawrence “Bud” Jobin (1914-1995)

Liberal

1,974

Cypress

Thelma Bessie Brown Forbes (1910-2012)

Progressive Conservative

2,746

Welland “Stoney” Stonehouse (1922-2007)

Liberal

1,928

Charles Turner

Social Credit

267

Dauphin

Stewart Edgertson McLean (1913-1996)

Progressive Conservative

3,247

John Seale

Liberal

1,801

Dufferin

William Homer Hamilton (1913-1997)

Progressive Conservative

2,542

Randal C. Douglas

Liberal

1,309

Elmwood

Stephen “Steve” Peters (1912-1976)

New Democratic

2,024

John Michael “Big John” Kozoriz (1917-2006)

Liberal

1,815

Donald C. Thompson

Progressive Conservative

1,737

Emerson

John Peter Tanchak (1905-1983)

Liberal

2,545

Michael Sokolyk

Progressive Conservative

1,964

Ethelbert Plains

Michael Nicholas Hryhorczuk (1905-1978)

Liberal

1,930

James L. Crowe

Progressive Conservative

1,376

Albert C. Matthews

New Democratic

706

Fisher

Emil Moeller (1902-1986)

Progressive Conservative

1,410

Peter Wagner (1916-1995)

New Democratic

1,323

Arthur Robert Devlin (1908-1981)

Liberal

1,076

Flin Flon

Charles Hubert “Buck” Witney (1919-1991)

Progressive Conservative

2,375

Eli Ross

Liberal

1,175

Alfred Ledieu

New Democratic

448

Fort Garry

Sterling Rufus Lyon (1927-2010)

Progressive Conservative

4,721

David Albert Bowles (1916-1981)

Liberal

2,828

Cliff Brownridge

New Democratic

1,168

Fort Rouge

Edward Gurney Vaux Evans (1907-1987)

Progressive Conservative

3,507

Brock McArthur

Liberal

2,128

William R. Reid

New Democratic

990

Gimli

George Johnson (1920-1995)

Progressive Conservative

2,316

Magnus Eliason (1911-2005)

New Democratic

917

Don Martin

Liberal

794

Gladstone

Nelson M. Shoemaker (1911-2003)

Liberal

2,868

J. A. McPhedran

Progressive Conservative

2,020

F. Crook

New Democratic

249

Hamiota

Barry Peill Strickland (1923-1968)

Progressive Conservative

2,573

Frank D. Taylor

Liberal

2,015

Michael Stephen Antonation (1913-1985)

New Democratic

329

Inkster

Morris A. Gray (1887-1966)

New Democratic

2,658

John Shanski (1909-1993)

Liberal

2,081

Mary A. Wawrykow (1911-1977)

Progressive Conservative

1,497

Kildonan

James Thomas Mills (1914-1997)

Progressive Conservative

3,176

Anthony John “Tony” Reid (1908-1993)

New Democratic

3,172

Ernest Rudolph

Liberal

2,751

John De Fehr

Social Credit

452

Lac du Bonnet

Oscar Ferdinand Bjornson (1906-1972)

Progressive Conservative

1,740

John Ateah (1913-2002)

Liberal

1,264

John William Bracken (1916-2003)

New Democratic

843

Lakeside

Douglas Lloyd Campbell (1895-1995)

Liberal

2,009

John F. Bate

Progressive Conservative

1,452

Hazel C. Allan

New Democratic

207

La Verendrye

Albert Vielfaure (1923-2007)

Liberal

1,394

Rene Prefontaine

Progressive Conservative

1,086

Raymond Thuot

Social Credit

719

Logan

Lemuel Harris (1907-1996)

New Democratic

1,462

Uberta Blackburn

Progressive Conservative

1,126

Thomas Blaine

Liberal

1,006

Minnedosa

Walter Cox-Smith Weir (1929-1985)

Progressive Conservative

2,828

Frank Anderson

Liberal

1,536

John M. Lee

New Democratic

472

Charles V. Hutton

Social Credit

456

Morris

Harold Proctor “Harry” Shewman (1900-1968)

Progressive Conservative

1,648

Phillippe A. Perron

Liberal

1,126

Wilbert J. Tinkler

Social Credit

609

Osborne

William Obadiah “Obie” Baizley (1917-2000)

Progressive Conservative

3,025

Robert Elmer “Bob” Moffat (1916-2002)

Liberal

1,871

Jim Buchanan

New Democratic

1,523

Pembina

Carolyne Alexandra McBean Morrison (1905-1997)

Progressive Conservative

2,436

Charles F. Cousins

Liberal

2,225

Portage la Prairie

Gordon Ellwood Johnston (1920-2005)

Liberal

2,414

John Aaron Christianson (1923-2010)

Progressive Conservative

2,124

Francis Harry Mason

New Democratic

220

Radisson

Andrew Russell “Russ” Paulley (1909-1984)

New Democratic

4,032

Nick Slotek

Liberal

3,169

Nelson A. McLean

Progressive Conservative

2,712

Rhineland

Jacob M. Froese (1917-2003)

Social Credit

1,511

Abram Jacob Thiessen (1910-2002)

Progressive Conservative

1,478

Jacob H. Penner

Liberal

791

River Heights

Maitland Bernard Steinkopf (1912-1970)

Progressive Conservative

5,044

Roy J. Matas

Liberal

3,941

Roblin

Arnold Keith Alexander (1921-1973)

Progressive Conservative

2,205

Charles Filewich

Liberal

1,580

Ray Taylor

New Democratic

645

Rock Lake

Abram William Harrison (1898-1979)

Progressive Conservative

2,444

Harry R. Parsonage

Liberal

2,015

John A. Potter

New Democratic

257

Rockwood-Iberville

George Henry Wilson Hutton (1922-1976)

Progressive Conservative

2,594

Colin E. Crawford

Liberal

1,256

Samuel Cranston

New Democratic

471

Rupertsland

Joseph Ernest Jeannotte (1902-1988)

Progressive Conservative

2,329

Reginald McKay

Liberal

515

Thomas Hamilton

New Democratic

461

St. Boniface

Laurent Louis “Larry” Desjardins (1923-2012)

Liberal

4,175

Brunelle Leveille

Progressive Conservative

1,937

Ian Wright

New Democratic

662

St. George

Elman Keisler Guttormson (1929-2000)

Liberal

2,451

John Handford Hjalmarson (1930-1989)

Progressive Conservative

1,210

St. James

Douglas Moncreiff Stanes (1917-2001)

Progressive Conservative

2,707

Dave Johnston

Liberal

2,202

William J. Hardy

New Democratic

1,239

St. John’s

Saul Mark Cherniack

New Democratic

1,796

Michael “Mike” Baryluk (1915-1998)

Progressive Conservative

1,236

Edward Pollock

Liberal

1,229

Saul Simkin

Communist

299

Frank P. Baschuk

Independent

111

Samuel Bordman

Independent

54

St. Matthews

William George Martin (1886-1973)

Progressive Conservative

2,507

Donald I. Cook

Liberal

1,779

Gordon Richard Fines (1911-1990)

New Democratic

1,391

St. Vital

Frederick “Fred” Groves (1924-1995)

Progressive Conservative

3,626

Douglas E. Honeyman

Liberal

2,605

Clare Martineau

New Democratic

1,023

Fred H. Brennan

Independent

795

Ste. Rose

Gildas Laurent “Gil” Molgat (1927-2001)

Liberal

2,648

J. Albert Fletcher

Progressive Conservative

1,467

Leon W. Hoefer

New Democratic

147

Selkirk

Thomas Paterson Hillhouse (1896-1991)

Liberal

2,104

Ben Massey

Progressive Conservative

1,527

Robert Luining

Social Credit

579

Seven Oaks

Arthur Edgar Wright (1907-1977)

New Democratic

3,095

Jack Morley Chapman (1930-2010)

Progressive Conservative

2,635

Calvin Scarfe

Liberal

1,600

Souris-Lansdowne

Malcolm Earl McKellar (1918-1976)

Progressive Conservative

1,645

David Lloyd Barclay

Liberal

1,264

Springfield

Fred Theodore Klym (1907-1988)

Progressive Conservative

1,993

William Lucko (1911-1998)

Liberal

1,562

Harold L. Patzer

Social Credit

429

Swan River

James H. Bilton (1908-1988)

Progressive Conservative

2,350

Elmer Cecil Sims

Liberal

1,004

Maxwell G. Hofford

New Democratic

718

The Pas

John Benson “Jack” Carroll (1921-1986)

Progressive Conservative

2,484

Adam Deminick

Liberal

1,497

Rachel Shewchuk

New Democratic

430

Turtle Mountain

Peter James McDonald (1912-1971)

Progressive Conservative

2,788

Edward Ingo “Ed” Dow (1904-1992)

Liberal

1,973

Charles R. Baskerville

Social Credit

691

Virden

Donald Morris McGregor (1923-2003)

Progressive Conservative

2,828

Malcolm Thomas McGregor

Liberal

1,323

John J. Morton

Social Credit

450

Wellington

Richard Harry Seaborn (1917-1991)

Progressive Conservative

2,422

Lloyd Cleworth Stinson (1904-1976)

New Democratic

2,202

John Gurzon Harvey (1906-1970)

Liberal

1,391

Winnipeg Centre

James “Jim” Cowan (1914-1997)

Progressive Conservative

2,779

Francis Bastin “Frank” Lamont (1933-1998)

Liberal

1,684

Donovan Swailes (1892-1984)

New Democratic

1,016

Wolseley

Dufferin “Duff” Roblin (1917-2010)

Progressive Conservative

3,207

Russ Davis

Liberal

1,559

Edward Stefaniuk

New Democratic

798

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Members of the Twenty-Seventh Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1963-1966)

Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial By-Elections (1964)

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 January 2018

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