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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1986)

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Provincial General Election (1981) | Provincial General Election (1988)

The Manitoba general election of 1986 was held on 18 March. The results were as follows:

Party

Leader

Votes

Seats

New Democratic

Howard Russell Pawley (1934-2015)

198,261

30

Progressive Conservative

Gary Albert Filmon

193,728

26

Liberal

Sharon Carstairs

66,469

1

Confederation of Regions

Dennis Heeney

11,677

0

Independent

-

4,076

0

Progressive

Sidney “Sid” Green

2,451

0

Western Canada Concept

Fred Cameron

672

0

Communist

Paula Fletcher

356

0

Libertarian

Clancy Smith

195

0

Totals

477,885

57

The voting results for individual constituencies were as follows:

Constituency

Candidate

Party

Votes

Arthur

James Erwin “Jim” Downey

Progressive Conservative

4,569

Peter J. Neufeld

Confederation of Regions

1,198

Steve Bobiak

New Democratic

1,009

Moira Gwendolyn “Moi” Bonar (1936-2018)

Liberal

701

Assiniboia

Rurik “Ric” Nordman (1919-1996)

Progressive Conservative

3,813

Max Melnyk

New Democratic

2,195

Stan Blady

Liberal

1,379

Brandon East

Leonard Salusbury “Len” Evans (1929-2016)

New Democratic

4,173

Jim Armstrong

Progressive Conservative

3,184

Eileen May McFadden (1930-2011)

Liberal

535

Brandon West

James Collus McCrae

Progressive Conservative

5,537

Arnold G. Grambo

New Democratic

4,128

Kerry Auriat

Liberal

760

Burrows

Conrado De Regla “Conrad” Santos (1934-2016)

New Democratic

3,547

William “Bill” Chornopyski (1922-2002)

Independent

1,437

Nick Trusewych

Progressive Conservative

950

Rory MacLeod

Liberal

587

Paula Fletcher

Communist

131

Ted DuRussel

Independent

36

Charleswood

James Arthur “Jim” Ernst

Progressive Conservative

6,524

Mike MacIsaac

New Democratic

2,826

Shari Nelson

Liberal

2,211

Churchill

Jay Marine Cowan

New Democratic

2,940

Walter Menard

Progressive Conservative

857

Mildred Wilke

Liberal

203

Concordia

Gary Albert Doer

New Democratic

4,525

Brent Aubertin

Progressive Conservative

2,684

Gail Stapon

Liberal

909

Fred Cameron

Western Canada Concept

204

Dauphin

John Stuart Hans Plohman

New Democratic

4,886

Erv Tycholis

Progressive Conservative

3,121

Peter Rampton

Liberal

1,341

Ellice

Harvey Smith (1936-2017)

New Democratic

3,989

Seech Gajadharsingh

Progressive Conservative

1,731

Ted Alcuitas

Liberal

929

Alex Arenson

Manitoba Progressive

268

Elmwood

James P. “Jim” Maloway

New Democratic

3,241

Russell John “Russ” Doern (1935-1987)

Independent

2,006

Ray Brunka

Progressive Conservative

1,435

Gilbert Benoit

Liberal

389

Emerson

Albert Driedger (1936-2011)

Progressive Conservative

4,758

Ron Buzahora

New Democratic

3,780

Joe Antoshkiw

Liberal

656

Flin Flon

Jerry Thomas Storie

New Democratic

3,316

Mary Semaniuk

Progressive Conservative

1,072

J. Brian King

Liberal

384

Fort Garry

Charles T. “Charlie” Birt

Progressive Conservative

5,146

Nora Losey

New Democratic

3,158

Ian Band

Liberal

2,114

Ivan Merritt

Western Canada Concept

204

Fort Rouge

Roland Penner (1924-2018)

New Democratic

4,223

Robert P. Haier

Progressive Conservative

2,590

Lionel Ditz

Liberal

1,683

Clancy Smith

Libertarian

101

Nigel Hanrahan

Communist

46

Gimli

John M. Bucklaschuk

New Democratic

4,906

Edward Russell “Ed” Helwer

Progressive Conservative

3,955

Morley Murray

Liberal

649

Neil Knight

Western Canada Concept

141

Gladstone

Charlotte Louise Kingdon Oleson (1932-2017)

Progressive Conservative

3,402

Les Sendull

Confederation of Regions

1,754

Edna Mattson

Liberal

879

Fred Tait

New Democratic

872

Inkster

Donald Arthur “Don” Scott

New Democratic

5,480

Bayani Morcilla

Progressive Conservative

1,726

Eric Hope

Liberal

938

Lester Landry

Manitoba Progressive

256

Lajpat P. Sharma

Independent

101

Cathy Plowman

Communist

49

Interlake

Bill Uruski

New Democratic

4,634

Joe Schwartz

Progressive Conservative

2,181

Bob Lundale

Liberal

455

Dieter Wenzel

Confederation of Regions

289

Kildonan

Martin Mathew “Marty” Dolin (1939-2018)

New Democratic

6,199

Bev Rayburn

Progressive Conservative

4,210

Hy Berman

Liberal

1,134

Ben Hanuschak

Manitoba Progressive

459

Kirkfield Park

Geraldine Rose “Gerrie” Hammond

Progressive Conservative

5,497

Cliff Hodgins

New Democratic

2,191

Irene Friesen

Liberal

1,932

Lac du Bonnet

Clarence Baker (1928-2006)

New Democratic

3,903

Darren Thomas Praznik

Progressive Conservative

3,601

Jerry Fontaine

Liberal

959

Lakeside

Harry John Enns (1931-2010)

Progressive Conservative

4,303

Frieda Krpan

New Democratic

2,400

Hubert L. Good

Confederation of Regions

1,052

Roger Chabot

Liberal

959

La Verendrye

Helmut Pankratz

Progressive Conservative

3,618

Walter McDowell

New Democratic

1,768

Walter Hiebert

Liberal

734

Logan

Maureen Lucille Hemphill

New Democratic

3,765

Doris Perron

Progressive Conservative

791

Kevin Lamoureux

Liberal

502

C. Dennis Owens

Libertarian

94

Minnedosa

David Robert Blake

Progressive Conservative

3,316

Gary Grant

New Democratic

2,369

Dennis Heeney

Confederation of Regions

1,508

Steve Wilson

Liberal

745

Morris

Clayton Sidney Manness

Progressive Conservative

4,378

Audreen House

New Democratic

1,140

Calvin Knaggs

Liberal

847

Niakwa

Abe Kovnats (1928-1996)

Progressive Conservative

6,437

Allan MacDonald

New Democratic

4,831

James Radford

Liberal

2,300

Osborne

Muriel Ann Smith

New Democratic

4,747

Jack McGuinness

Progressive Conservative

2,348

Chris Sturgeon

Liberal

1,259

Alex J. MacKenzie

Manitoba Progressive

217

Pembina

Donald Warder “Don” Orchard

Progressive Conservative

5,270

Abe Giesbrecht

Confederation of Regions

944

Edourd Hiebert

New Democratic

913

Lynn Rempel

Liberal

849

John M. Brooks

Manitoba Progressive

108

Portage la Prairie

Edward James “Ed” Connery (1933-2019)

Progressive Conservative

3,693

Bill Zettler

New Democratic

1,457

Georgina Cuthbert

Confederation of Regions

1,074

Hugh O'Neil Kennedy

Liberal

968

Radisson

Gerard Lecuyer

New Democratic

4,810

Brian Benoit

Progressive Conservative

2,666

Reginald Allan Patterson (1919-2009)

Liberal

1,239

Herold Leonhart Driedger

Manitoba Progressive

240

Rhineland

Peter Arnold Brown

Progressive Conservative

3,037

Albert St. Hilaire

New Democratic

1,549

John Douglas Kuhl

Liberal

1,329

Riel

Gerald “Gerry” Ducharme

Progressive Conservative

4,479

Doreen Lois Dodick

New Democratic

3,710

Chris Sigurdson

Liberal

1,133

Al Fostey

Confederation of Regions

187

River East

Bonnie Mitchelson

Progressive Conservative

6,598

Philip Lee “Phil” Eyler

New Democratic

5,848

Robert Shelton

Liberal

696

Al MacDonald

Confederation of Regions

280

Katharina Cameron

Western Canada Concept

76

River Heights

Sharon Carstairs

Liberal

4,620

Warren J. Steen (1940-2009)

Progressive Conservative

3,135

Murray Smith

New Democratic

2,516

Roblin-Russell

Leonard “Len” Derkach

Progressive Conservative

3,241

Fred Embryk

New Democratic

3,203

Garry Gaber

Liberal

2,065

Rossmere

Victor Harold “Vic” Schroeder

New Democratic

4,613

Harold Neufeld

Progressive Conservative

4,086

Cecilia Connelly

Liberal

1,108

Rupertsland

Elijah Harper (1949-2013)

New Democratic

2,302

Leonard McKay

Progressive Conservative

931

Ed Price

Liberal

577

St. Boniface

Laurent Louis “Larry” Desjardins (1923-2012)

New Democratic

4,978

Georges Bohemier

Liberal

1,951

Wes Rowson

Progressive Conservative

1,114

James Jackson

Manitoba Progressive

149

St. James

Alvin “Al” Mackling

New Democratic

4,120

Eldon Ross

Progressive Conservative

3,965

Tom Thompson

Liberal

922

Fred Debrecen

Confederation of Regions

175

Charles Lamont

Manitoba Progressive

89

Merle R. Hartlin

Western Canada Concept

47

St. Johns

Klazina Judith “Judy” Wasylycia-Leis

New Democratic

3,753

John Baluta

Progressive Conservative

1,949

Joyce Popkes

Liberal

632

Cyril Fogel

Manitoba Progressive

142

William Hawryluk

Independent

115

Frank Goldspink

Communist

65

St. Norbert

Gerald Wayne Joseph “Gerry” Mercier

Progressive Conservative

5,788

Ruth Pear

New Democratic

2,839

Mark O’Neill

Liberal

2,784

St. Vital

Derek James “Jim” Walding (1937-2007)

New Democratic

4,430

Paul Herriot

Progressive Conservative

3,872

Walter Pederson

Liberal

1,472

Ste. Rose

James Glen Cummings

Progressive Conservative

3,735

Garry Anderson

New Democratic

3,020

Rafi Mohammed

Liberal

952

Dave Mutch

Confederation of Regions

454

Selkirk

Howard Russell Pawley (1934-2015)

New Democratic

5,135

Eugene Kinaschuk

Progressive Conservative

3,119

Gwen Charles

Liberal

1,023

Raye Porhownik

Manitoba Progressive

72

Seven Oaks

Eugene Michael Kostyra

New Democratic

5,158

George Finkle

Progressive Conservative

1,841

Wayne Glowacki

Liberal

907

Harold Dyck

Communist

65

Springfield

Gilles Roch

Progressive Conservative

5,094

Andrew John “Andy” Anstett

New Democratic

5,039

Laurie E. Evans

Liberal

1,376

Sturgeon Creek

John Franklin “Frank” Johnston

Progressive Conservative

4,994

Leslie Campbell

New Democratic

2,402

C. Robert Inman

Liberal

1,530

S. Dalgliesh

Independent

126

Swan River

Leonard Harapiak

New Democratic

3,773

Doug Gourlay

Progressive Conservative

3,708

Donald Washenfelder

Liberal

399

The Pas

Harry Myrislaw Harapiak (1938-2000)

New Democratic

4,051

Ernest Polsom

Progressive Conservative

1,088

Scott Gray

Liberal

789

Thompson

Steven John “Steve” Ashton

New Democratic

3,852

Ken Biglow

Progressive Conservative

1,498

George Printeau

Liberal

433

Transcona

Wilson Dwight Peter Parasiuk

New Democratic

4,631

Earl R. Swayzie

Progressive Conservative

1,966

Bob Lee

Liberal

1,200

Turtle Mountain

Denis Rocan

Progressive Conservative

3,390

Gordon Kennedy

New Democratic

1,353

Ross McMillan

Liberal

1,242

Bob Yake

Confederation of Regions

1,150

Tuxedo

Gary Albert Filmon

Progressive Conservative

5,268

James Gordon “Jim” Carr

Liberal

3,544

Bill Armstrong

New Democratic

1,816

David Pearlman

Manitoba Progressive

104

Virden

Glen Marshall Findlay

Progressive Conservative

4,251

Phil Schwarz

New Democratic

1,750

Alex G. Gabrielle

Confederation of Regions

1,497

Lyman Smith

Liberal

524

Wolseley

Myrna A. Phillips

New Democratic

4,099

John Campbell

Progressive Conservative

2,218

Tom Harrison

Liberal

1,132

Sidney “Sid” Green

Manitoba Progressive

347

Donald B. Oliver

Confederation of Regions

115

Barry Marchand

Independent

60

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Members of the Thirty-Third Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1986-1988)

Sources:

“Voters cast Manitoba’s future,” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 March 1986, page 18.

Obituary [Moira Gwendolyn Bonar], Winnipeg Free Press, 13 October 2018.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 September 2019

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