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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1977)

Link to:
Provincial General Election (1973) | Provincial General Election (1981)

The Manitoba general election of 1977 was held on 11 October. The results were as follows:

Party

Leader

Seats

Progressive Conservative

Sterling Rufus Lyon (1927-2010)

33

New Democratic

Edward Richard “Ed” Schreyer

23

Liberal

Charles Huband

1

Social Credit

John William Gross (1914-1994)

0

Communist

William Cecil Ross (c1911-1998)

0

Independent

-

0

Total

57

The voting results for individual constituencies were as follows:

Constituency

Candidate

Party

Votes

Arthur

James “Jim” Downey

Progressive Conservative

4,405

Earl Sterling

New Democratic

1,172

Murray Lee

Liberal

901

Assiniboia

Norma Killeen Price (1920-2008)

Progressive Conservative

7,863

Stephen Clifford “Steve” Patrick (1932-2014)

Liberal

4,271

Max Melnyk

New Democratic

2,106

Birtle-Russell

Henry Edward “Harry” Graham (1921-2006)

Progressive Conservative

3,066

Peter Merry

New Democratic

2,612

Douglas MacIsaac

Liberal

1,169

Brandon East

Leonard Salusbury “Len” Evans (1929-2016)

New Democratic

4,217

James Thornborough

Progressive Conservative

3,195

James Manishen

Liberal

558

Brandon West

Edward Robert McGill (1912-1996)

Progressive Conservative

5,680

Henry N. Carroll (c1938-2015)

New Democratic

4,601

Phil Cels

Liberal

807

John William Gross (1914-1994)

Social Credit

107

Burrows

Ben Hanuschak

New Democratic

4,103

Ken Alylula

Progressive Conservative

1,688

Anne Percheson

Liberal

490

Charleswood

Sterling Rufus Lyon (1927-2010)

Progressive Conservative

10,559

Maureen Lucille Hemphill

New Democratic

4,216

Beverly Riley

Liberal

1,493

Churchill

Jay Cowan

New Democratic

2,280

Mark Ingebrigtson

Progressive Conservative

1,992

Andrew Kirkness

Liberal

1,140

Crescentwood

Warren J. Steen (1940-2009)

Progressive Conservative

3,253

Muriel Smith

New Democratic

3,181

Charles Huband

Liberal

2,702

Dauphin

James “Jim” Galbraith

Progressive Conservative

4,590

Peter Burtniak (1925-2004)

New Democratic

4,330

Elmwood

Russell John “Russ” Doern (1935-1987)

New Democratic

4,136

Ken Gunn-Walberg

Progressive Conservative

3,282

Ken Vincent

Liberal

675

Emerson

Albert Driedger (1936-2011)

Progressive Conservative

3,125

Steve Derewianchuk

New Democratic

2,153

Gabriel Catellier

Liberal

1,439

Flin Flon

Thomas Aiden Barrow (1916-1982)

New Democratic

2,917

Nyall Hyndman

Progressive Conservative

2,522

Walter Shmon

Liberal

309

Fort Garry

Louis Ralph “Bud” Sherman (1926-2015)

Progressive Conservative

10,052

Ruth Pear

New Democratic

4,157

Beth Candlish

Liberal

2,423

Fort Rouge

Lloyd Axworthy

Liberal

4,153

Julian Hugh McDonald

Progressive Conservative

3,486

Ermano Barone

New Democratic

2,863

Gimli

Keith Alan Cosens (1932-1990)

Progressive Conservative

4,515

George B. Schreyer (1920-2017)

New Democratic

3,795

Gladstone

James Robert “Jim” Ferguson (1925-2013)

Progressive Conservative

4,635

William “Bill” Werbiski

New Democratic

2,151

Sid Lachter

Liberal

662

Inkster

Sidney “Sid” Green

New Democratic

5,175

Barrie Jones

Progressive Conservative

2,711

Barry Krawchuk

Liberal

934

William Cecil Ross (c1911-1998)

Communist

86

Kildonan

Peter Fox (1921-1989)

New Democratic

5,568

James “Jim” Hanson

Progressive Conservative

4,651

Norm Stapon

Liberal

929

Lac du Bonnet

Samuel “Sam” Uskiw (c1934-2011)

New Democratic

5,037

John Vaags

Progressive Conservative

3,795

Robert “Bob” Dyne

Liberal

515

Lakeside

Harry John Enns (1931-2010)

Progressive Conservative

3,987

Phillip “Phil” Schwarz

New Democratic

1,494

Douglas Clifford

Liberal

1,034

La Verendrye

Robert Banman

Progressive Conservative

4,914

Alphonse Fournier

New Democratic

1,601

Robert “Bob” Rempel

Liberal

924

Logan

William Walter “Bill” Jenkins (1921-1995)

New Democratic

2,956

Rita Serbin

Progressive Conservative

1,449

Piercy Haynes

Liberal

578

Minnedosa

David Robert “Dave” Blake (1925-2008)

Progressive Conservative

3,912

John Martens

New Democratic

2,311

Albert Moad

Liberal

474

C. V. Hutton

Social Credit

272

Morris

Warner Herbert Jorgenson (1918-2005)

Progressive Conservative

4,484

Al Lenz

New Democratic

1,152

Donald “Don” MacGillivray

Liberal

516

Osborne

Gerald W. Mercier

Progressive Conservative

3,803

Ian Turnbull

New Democratic

3,707

Gilbert Paul

Liberal

655

Larry Johnston

Independent

47

Pembina

Donald W. Orchard

Progressive Conservative

5,214

Victor Epp

Liberal

1,141

Marianne Martin

New Democratic

1,117

Point Douglas

Donald Marto Malinowski (1924-2003)

New Democratic

3,116

Margaret Didenko

Progressive Conservative

915

Don Marks

Liberal

769

Harold Dyck

Communist

62

Peter Stevens

Social Credit

59

Portage la Prairie

Lloyd G. Hyde

Progressive Conservative

3,552

Peter Swidnicki

New Democratic

2,067

Hugh Moran

Liberal

1,893

Radisson

Abe Kovnats (1928-1996)

Progressive Conservative

4,535

Harry Shafransky (1930-1986)

New Democratic

3,757

Evelyne Reese

Liberal

1,394

Rhineland

Peter Arnold Brown (1927-1994)

Progressive Conservative

3,610

Jacob Heinrichs

New Democratic

1,001

Ray Hamm

Liberal

943

Jacob M. “Jake” Froese (1917-2003)

Social Credit

813

Riel

Donald William Craik (1931-1985)

Progressive Conservative

10,412

Doreen Dodick

New Democratic

6,427

Charles F. Greene

Liberal

2,589

River Heights

Sidney Joel Spivak (1928-2002)

Progressive Conservative

6,175

David Walker

Liberal

1,662

Jill Oliver

New Democratic

1,091

Roblin

James Wallace “Wally” McKenzie (1914-1999)

Progressive Conservative

3,291

Ken Mikolayenko

New Democratic

2,351

Joe Andronyk

Liberal

410

Rock Lake

Henry John Einarson (1918-1992)

Progressive Conservative

4,243

Ronald Devos

Liberal

1,167

Eric Irwin

New Democratic

1,029

Rossmere

Edward Richard “Ed” Schreyer

New Democratic

9,246

Henry Krahn

Progressive Conservative

8,516

Brian Norris

Liberal

680

Rupertsland

Harvey Bostrom

New Democratic

2,141

George R. Weiss

Progressive Conservative

1,625

Norman Gunn

Liberal

741

St. Boniface

Laurent Louis “Larry” Desjardins (1923-2012)

New Democratic

4,266

W. J. “Pete” Poitras

Progressive Conservative

1,833

George Ricard

Liberal

1,699

St. George

Bill Uruski

New Democratic

3,103

Albert Rohl

Progressive Conservative

2,568

Duncan Edward Geisler (1948-2019)

Liberal

369

St. James

Clement George Minaker (1937-2012)

Progressive Conservative

5,199

Curtis Nordman

New Democratic

2,853

John Wilson

Liberal

749

St. Johns

Saul Mark Cherniack (1917-2018)

New Democratic

3,845

John Borger

Progressive Conservative

1,892

Myroslaw Tracz

Liberal

733

Don Plowman

Communist

81

St. Matthews

Leonard Anthony “Len” Domino

Progressive Conservative

3,119

Wally Johannson

New Democratic

2,995

Roy Yerex

Liberal

459

Richard Stonyk

Social Credit

72

St. Vital

Derek James “Jim” Walding (1937-2007)

New Democratic

3,924

Gil Shaw

Progressive Conservative

3,390

Eddie Coutu

Liberal

2,115

Ste. Rose

Aimé Rawleigh “Pete” Adam (1913-2009)

New Democratic

2,611

Arthur Erickson

Progressive Conservative

1,830

John Fleming

Liberal

1,219

Selkirk

Howard Russell Pawley (1934-2015)

New Democratic

5,159

Tom Denton

Progressive Conservative

4,452

Ed Motkaluk

Liberal

573

Seven Oaks

Saul Alecs Miller (1917-1993)

New Democratic

7,597

Carl Zawatsky

Progressive Conservative

6,777

Sue Juravsky

Liberal

798

Charles J. C. Watson

Communist

70

Souris-Killarney

Brian Ransom

Progressive Conservative

4,519

Howard Nixon

New Democratic

1,500

Jean Strath

Liberal

1,207

Springfield

Robert “Bob” Anderson

Progressive Conservative

5,843

Rene Ernest Toupin (1934-2014)

New Democratic

3,995

Rita Roeland

Liberal

700

Sturgeon Creek

John Franklin “Frank” Johnston (1929-2017)

Progressive Conservative

7,407

James Donald “Don” Simpson

New Democratic

2,655

Peter Moss Jr.

Liberal

1,736

Swan River

Douglas Gourlay

Progressive Conservative

3,909

Leonard Harapiuk

New Democratic

3,179

The Pas

Sydney Ronald “Ron” McBryde (1941-1989)

New Democratic

3,471

Percy Pielak

Progressive Conservative

1,965

Edwin Jebb

Liberal

714

Thompson

Ken MacMaster

Progressive Conservative

3,947

Kenneth “Ken” Dillen

New Democratic

3,031

Oliver Monkman

Liberal

283

Transcona

Wilson Parasiuk

New Democratic

6,474

Tony Leonard

Progressive Conservative

4,749

Douglas Dennison

Liberal

767

Virden

Donald Morris McGregor (1923-2003)

Progressive Conservative

3,669

Edward R. “Ed” Arndt

New Democratic

1,635

Wellington

Brian Corrin

New Democratic

3,591

Geoff Dixon

Progressive Conservative

2,376

Mario Santos

Liberal

591

Winnipeg Centre

Joseph Russell “Bud” Boyce (1924-1984)

New Democratic

2,217

Philip S. Lee

Progressive Conservative

1,587

Ken Wong

Liberal

727

Wolseley

Robert G. “Bob” Wilson

Progressive Conservative

2,763

Murdoch MacKay

New Democratic

2,689

Norma McCormick

Liberal

1,286

See also:

Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial By-Elections (1979)

Memorable Manitobans: Members of the Thirty-First Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1977-1981)

Sources:

“Manitoba takes on a new political hue – Tory blue,” Winnipeg Free Press, 12 October 1977, page 16.

Historical Summaries, ElectionsManitoba.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 August 2019

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