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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1936)

Link to:
Provincial General Election (1932) | Provincial General Election (1941)

The Manitoba general election of 1936 was held on 27 July. The results were as follows:

Party

Leader

Seats

Liberal-Progressive

John Bracken (1883-1969)

23

Conservative

Errick French Willis (1896-1967)

16

Independent Labour

Seymour James Farmer (1878-1951)

7

Social Credit

Stanley William Fox (1906-1984)

5

Independent

-

3

Communist

-

1

Total

55

The voting results for individual constituencies were as follows:

Constituency

Candidate

Party

Votes

Arthur

John Robertson Pitt (1885-1970)

Liberal-Progressive

1,311

James Arthur Ross (1893-1958)

Conservative

1,002

Assiniboia

James Aiken (1888-1974)

Independent Labour

2,897

Dr. H. P. McPhail

Conservative

2,327

J. L. Morton

Liberal-Progressive

946

W. Sanders

Social Credit

560

Beautiful Plains

John Silas Poole (1872-1963)

Conservative

1,784

Adalbert James Moses Poole (1881-1970)

Liberal-Progressive

1,601

John Hazelett Duffy (1878-1942)

Social Credit

937

Birtle

Francis Campbell “Frank” Bell (1892-1968)

Liberal-Progressive

1,477

William Courtney Wroth (1880-1954)

Conservative

1,450

W. Cameron

Social Credit

0

Brandon City

George Dinsdale (1887-1943)

Conservative

2,974

Henry Oliver McDiarmid (1882-1952)

Liberal-Progressive

2,204

H. Shafford

Independent Labour

1,300

Carillon

Edmond Prefontaine (1897-1971)

Liberal-Progressive

2,430

Charles McBurney

Conservative

1,223

Cypress

James Lyall Christie (1891-1953)

Liberal-Progressive

1,629

Dr. R. G. Hurton

Conservative

1,500

Dauphin

Robert Hawkins (1879-1962)

Liberal-Progressive

1,836

Ernest Newburn McGirr (1887-1982)

Conservative

1,312

Ronald Stewart Moore (1913-2003)

Independent Labour

885

Deloraine

Errick French Willis (1896-1967)

Conservative

2,000

Russell Barrett (1889-1959)

Liberal-Progressive

1,641

Dufferin

John Alfred Munn (1882-1942)

Liberal-Progressive

2,107

Thomas Henry Lytle (1879-1943)

Conservative

1,782

Emerson

Herbert Henry Wright (1880-1944)

Independent

1,654

Robert Franklin Curran (1883-1958)

Liberal-Progressive

1,634

H. M. Podolsky

Independent

1,015

W. W. Wachna

Social Credit

482

Ethelbert

William Lisowsky (1892-1958)

Social Credit

2,065

Nicholas Apoluner Hryhorczuk (1888-1979)

Liberal-Progressive

1,838

Fairford

Stuart Sinclair Garson (1898-1977)

Liberal-Progressive

Acclaim

Fisher

Nicolas Volodymir Bachynsky (1887-1969)

Liberal-Progressive

949

A. Hopgood

Independent

623

F. Romanchyck

Independent Labour

184

Gilbert Plains

Stanley William Fox (1906-1984)

Social Credit

1,488

George Darling Shortreed (1870-1940)

Liberal-Progressive

752

R. J. Dalgleish

Conservative

700

Gimli

Joseph Wawrykow (1908-1979)

Independent Labour

1,577

B. J. Lifman

Liberal-Progressive

1,285

Mrs. Asta Oddson

Social Credit

1,033

Stephen Adolph Magnacca (1902-1980)

Conservative

129

Gladstone

William Morton (1884-1958)

Liberal-Progressive

1,548

Allan Bell Brydon (1880-1940)

Conservative

961

Glenwood

James Washington Breakey (1865-1952)

Liberal-Progressive

1,497

Evelyn Guy Hetherington (1888-1973)

Conservative

755

J. H. Woods

Independent Labour

732

Hamiota

Norman Leslie Turnbull (1900-1986)

Social Credit

1,335

John Spalding (1886-1954)

Liberal-Progressive

1,113

Iberville

John Salmon “Bud” Lamont (1885-1964)

Liberal-Progressive

1,359

Arthur Rivers Boivin (1878-1951)

Independent

1,277

Kildonan and St. Andrews

James Osborne McLenaghen (1892-1950)

Conservative

2,870

Charles Elwyn Fillmore (1887-1984)

Liberal-Progressive

2,271

R. A. Wise

Independent Labour

1,776

Killarney

John Bell Laughlin (1879-1941)

Conservative

1,835

Andrew Edmond Foster (1867-1956)

Liberal-Progressive

1,326

Lakeside

Douglas Lloyd Campbell (1895-1995)

Liberal-Progressive

1,804

Charles Montgomery Blair (1886-1977)

Conservative

1,447

Lansdowne

Matthew Robinson Sutherland (1893-1971)

Liberal-Progressive

1,573

Ellis David Alder (1897-1977)

Conservative

1,382

L. C. DeGagne

Social Credit

691

La Verendrye

Sauveur Marcoux (1893-1951)

Liberal-Progressive

2,209

Joseph Hamelin (1873-1947)

Conservative

1,379

A. G. Gobert

Social Credit

464

Manitou

Hugh Borthwick Morrison (1892-1957)

Conservative

2,217

Frank Westbrook McIntosh (1879-1951)

Liberal-Progressive

1,866

Minnedosa

Earl James Rutledge (1894-1975)

Conservative

2,734

Henry Smalley Rungay (1888-1955)

Liberal-Progressive

2,461

H. J. Martin

Independent Labour

753

Morden and Rhineland

William Conrad “Wally” Miller (1896-1959)

Conservative

3,024

J. J. Enns

Liberal-Progressive

2,666

Morris

William Reid Clubb (1884-1962)

Liberal-Progressive

2,030

P. Bourgeois

Conservative

1,853

Mountain

Ivan Schultz (1891-1974)

Liberal-Progressive

2,390

T. E. McIntyre

Social Credit

1,234

Norfolk

John Polworth Lawrie (1875-1951)

Conservative

1,288

John Muirhead (1877-1954)

Liberal-Progressive

1,206

J. L. Burrows

Social Credit

926

Portage la Prairie

William Raymond “Toby” Sexsmith (1885-1943)

Conservative

1,727

Edward Albert Gilroy (1880-1942)

Liberal-Progressive

1,279

Roblin

Sydney Ernest Rogers (1888-1965)

Social Credit

1,461

William James Westwood (1887-1962)

Liberal-Progressive

1,080

C. D. G. Barber

Conservative

587

Rockwood

Mungo Turnbull Lewis (1894-1969)

Conservative

2,439

William Clarke McKinnell (1873-1939)

Liberal-Progressive

2,056

Russell

Isaac Bertie Griffiths (1882-1970)

Liberal-Progressive

1,827

H. J. Peddie

Independent Labour

1,611

Rupertsland (held 21 August 1936)

Oddur Olafson (1888-1972)

Independent

686

William Walker Kennedy (1882-1963)

Conservative

448

St. Boniface

Harold Frederick Lawrence (1887-1953)

Independent Labour

4,620

L. P. Gagnon

Liberal-Progressive

4,235

George Campbell MacLean (1887-1957)

Conservative

2,747

J. Fred Jodoin

Social Credit

1,730

St. Clements

Herbert R. Sulkers (1889-1948)

Independent Labour

3,819

Robert Alexander Hoey (1883-1965)

Liberal-Progressive

3,154

R. J. M. Bates

Social Credit

1,335

St. George

Elin Salome Halldorson (1887-1970)

Social Credit

1,402

Skuli Sigfusson (1870-1969)

Liberal-Progressive

1,246

Ste. Rose

Maurice Dane MacCarthy (1878-1953)

Liberal-Progressive

1,592

Earlston Stuart Everall (1887-1952)

Conservative

1,097

J. S. Zaplitny

Independent Labour

791

Springfield

Evelyn Foster Shannon (1896-1973)

Liberal-Progressive

2,637

L. J. Pulfer

Social Credit

2,261

George Henry Barefoot (1888-1962)

Independent Labour

1,376

Swan River

George Poddester Renouf (1879-1961)

Conservative

1,986

Daniel Baldwin (1872-1949)

Liberal-Progressive

1,974

Fred Holmes

Independent Labour

853

The Pas (held 21 August 1936)

John Bracken (1883-1969)

Liberal-Progressive

2,968

George Baskerville Mainwaring (1893-1969)

Conservative

1,954

Turtle Mountain

Alexander Robert Welch (1873-1961)

Conservative

1,526

Frederick Valentine Bird (1885-1977)

Liberal-Progressive

1,008

Virden

Robert Henry Mooney (1873-1953)

Liberal-Progressive

1,838

Dr. O. S. Ross

Conservative

1,633

Winnipeg (* elected)

William James Major (1881-1953) *

Liberal-Progressive

7,920

Huntley Douglas Brodie Ketchen (1872-1959) *

Conservative

7,771

James Alexander Barry (1886-1950) *

Conservative

7,251

Seymour James Farmer (1878-1951) *

Independent Labour

7,214

James Litterick (1901-?) *

Communist

7,214

John Queen (1882-1946) *

Independent Labour

7,214

Lewis St. George Stubbs (1878-1958) *

Independent

7,214

Ralph Humphreys Webb (1886-1945) *

Conservative

7,214

John Stewart McDiarmid (1882-1965) *

Liberal-Progressive

7,200

Marcus Hyman (1883-1938) *

Independent Labour

6,127

Mrs. M. Dyma

Liberal-Progressive

4,914

Ralph Wesley Beattie Swail (1896-1945)

Conservative

4,760

Guy Smith

Social Credit

4,200

Gunnar Solmundur Thorvaldson (1901-1969)

Conservative

3,013

Cecil Rice-Jones (1881-1972)

Liberal-Progressive

2,575

William “Bill” Ivens (1878-1957)

Independent Labour

2,542

H. Streuber

Social Credit

1,673

Paul Bardal (1889-1966)

Liberal-Progressive

1,527

A. C. Benjamin

Social Credit

1,182

Beatrice Alice Brigden (1888-1977)

Independent Labour

1,093

C. G. Stewart

Independent Labour

520

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Members of the Twentieth Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1937-1940)

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: 25 June 2018

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