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Memorable
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Events in Manitoba History: Canadian Federal Election (1968)

Link to:
Canadian Federal Election (1965) | Canadian Federal Election (1972)

The Canadian federal election of 1968 was held on 25 June. The results were as follows:

Riding

Candidate

Party

Votes

Brandon-Souris

Walter Gilbert Dinsdale (1916-1982)

Progressive Conservative

15,060

James R. Bates

Liberal

9,963

Harold Van Mulligen

New Democratic

4,031

Churchill

Robert “Bud” Simpson (1910-1990)

Progressive Conservative

9,009

Frank Dembinsky

Liberal

7,673

Brian Koshul

New Democratic

4,888

Dauphin

William Gordon David Ritchie (1918-1998)

Progressive Conservative

8,701

Raymond-J. Allard

Liberal

6,770

Evelyn Syme

New Democratic

6,737

Dean Waldon Whiteway

Social Credit

1,194

Lisgar

George Robson Muir (1903-1970)

Progressive Conservative

11,785

Donald A. Livingston

Liberal

7,748

Roy E. Esler

Social Credit

1,350

Edith Alsop

New Democratic

1,305

George G. Elias

Independent

614

Marquette

Craig Stewart (1928-2009)

Progressive Conservative

12,706

Rodney Stewart “Rod” Clement (1919-1969)

Liberal

9,183

Michael Stephen Antonation (1913-1985)

New Democratic

3,651

Walter Donovan

Independent

593

Portage

Gerald Richard Cobbe

Liberal

8,415

Siegfried John Enns

Progressive Conservative

8,025

Kazmir Roschuk

New Democratic

3,184

Provencher

Mark Gerald Smerchanski (1914-1989)

Liberal

9,021

Warner Herbert Jorgenson (1918-2005)

Progressive Conservative

7,791

Harry Blake-Knox

New Democratic

3,078

Lorne A. Reznowski

Social Credit

1,773

St. Boniface

Joseph-Philippe Guay (1915-2001)

Liberal

22,032

Harry Shafransky (1930-1986)

New Democratic

11,566

Vaughan Lawson Baird (1927-2013)

Progressive Conservative

8,048

Georges Forest (1924-1990)

Social Credit

949

Selkirk

Edward Richard “Ed” Schreyer

New Democratic

17,310

Bernard Rodolph “Bernie” Wolfe (1922-2014)

Liberal

12,020

Eric Stefanson (1913-1977)

Progressive Conservative

8,781

Walter Bowden

Social Credit

707

Winnipeg North

David Orlikow (1919-1998)

New Democratic

15,608

Yaroslaw “Cecil” Semchyshyn (1930-2002)

Liberal

14,645

Gary Raymond Scherbain

Progressive Conservative

3,206

William Cecil Ross (c1911-1998)

Communist

869

Winnipeg North Centre

Stanley Howard Knowles (1908-1997)

New Democratic

14,880

Lloyd Axworthy

Liberal

11,323

Joseph C. “Joe” Kerr (?-2000)

Progressive Conservative

4,124

Winnipeg South

James Armstrong Richardson (1922-2004)

Liberal

23,457

Louis Ralph “Bud” Sherman (1926-2015)

Progressive Conservative

15,209

William John Hutton

New Democratic

5,499

Winnipeg South Centre

Edmund Boyd Osler (1919-1987)

Liberal

23,775

Dufferin “Duff” Roblin (1917-2010)

Progressive Conservative

13,268

Frances Thompson

New Democratic

8,240

John McDowell (1894-1980)

Independent Conservative

632

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Manitoba Members of the Twenty-Eighth Canadian Parliament (1968-1972)

Sources:

History of Federal Ridings Since 1867, Parliament of Canada.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 December 2017

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