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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1966)

Link to:
Provincial General Election (1962) | Provincial General Election (1969)

The Manitoba general election of 1966 was held on 23 June. The results were as follows:

Party

Leader

Seats

Progressive Conservative

Dufferin “Duff” Roblin (1917-2010)

31

Liberal

Gildas Laurent “Gil” Molgat (1927-2001)

14

New Democratic

Andrew Russell “Russ” Paulley (1909-1984)

11

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

1,920

Frank S. Patmore

Liberal

1,807

Clark Robson

New Democratic

494

Assiniboia

Stephen Clifford “Steve” Patrick (1932-2014)

Liberal

5,168

Stewart Millet

Progressive Conservative

4,800

Charles Norman

New Democratic

2,943

Birtle-Russell

Rodney Stewart “Rod” Clement (1919-1969)

Liberal

2,223

Robert Gordon Smellie (1923-2005)

Progressive Conservative

2,078

Ronald Kostesky

New Democratic

446

Brandon

Reginald Otto Lissaman (1908-1974)

Progressive Conservative

3,810

Terry Penton

Liberal

3,661

Harold Weitman

New Democratic

1,439

Ben Van Hoffen

Social Credit

504

Brokenhead

Samuel “Sam” Uskiw (c1934-2011)

New Democratic

1,889

George Mulder

Progressive Conservative

1,315

Stanley Copp (1915-1987)

Independent Liberal

669

Ken Skiba

Social Credit

365

Burrows

Ben Hanuschak

New Democratic

2,415

Mark Gerald Smerchanski (1914-1989)

Liberal

1,487

Walter Paschak

Progressive Conservative

1,301

Carillon

Leonard A. Barkman (1920-1979)

Liberal

2,352

Zephirin “Zeph” Audet (1909-1987)

Progressive Conservative

1,217

Alex Morrison

New Democratic

116

Churchill

Gordon Wilbert Beard (1921-1972)

Progressive Conservative

3,159

Wilfred L. Hudson

New Democratic

2,192

Cypress

Thelma Bessie Brown Forbes (1910-2012)

Progressive Conservative

2,331

Duncan Campbell

Liberal

1,888

Dauphin

Stewart Edgertson McLean (1913-1996)

Progressive Conservative

3,149

Edward Demkiw

Liberal

1,512

Michael J. Sotas

New Democratic

236

Dufferin

William Homer Hamilton (1913-1997)

Progressive Conservative

2,135

Cam Johnston

Liberal

1,280

Walter D. Taylor

Social Credit

583

Elmwood

Russell John “Russ” Doern (1935-1987)

New Democratic

2,765

Tom Snowdon

Progressive Conservative

1,816

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

Liberal

1,458

Walter Bowden

Social Credit

744

Emerson

John Peter Tanchak (1905-1983)

Liberal

2,180

Gabriel J. Girard (1935-2006)

Progressive Conservative

2,015

Ethelbert Plains

Michael Kawchuk

New Democratic

1,246

William Paziuk

Liberal

1,182

Melvin George Pipe

Social Credit

884

John L. Tycholis

Progressive Conservative

548

Fisher

Peter Paul Masniuk (1920-1995)

Progressive Conservative

1,480

Peter Wagner (1916-1995)

New Democratic

1,368

Arthur Robert Devlin (1908-1981)

Liberal

712

John Palamarchuk

Independent

97

Flin Flon

Charles Hubert “Buck” Witney (1919-1991)

Progressive Conservative

1,750

Scott Day

New Democratic

1,090

Mickey Perepeluk

Liberal

1,071

Fort Garry

Sterling Rufus Lyon (1927-2010)

Progressive Conservative

6,131

Peter Ronald Stokes

Liberal

2,435

Victor Ratsma

New Democratic

1,769

Fort Rouge

Edward Gurney Vaux Evans (1907-1987)

Progressive Conservative

3,767

Francis Creighton “Frank” Muldoon (1930-2013)

Liberal

2,451

Len Green

New Democratic

1,845

Gimli

George Johnson (1920-1995)

Progressive Conservative

1,981

Gunnar O. Eggertson

Liberal

1,021

Zado Zator

New Democratic

767

Gladstone

Nelson M. Shoemaker (1911-2003)

Liberal

2,926

John A. McPhedran

Progressive Conservative

1,787

William A. Yuel

New Democratic

236

Hamiota

Earl Phillip Dawson (1925-1987)

Liberal

2,194

Barry Peill Strickland (1923-1968)

Progressive Conservative

2,043

Michael Stephen Antonation (1913-1985)

New Democratic

412

Inkster

Sidney “Sid” Green

New Democratic

3,644

Olga Fuga

Progressive Conservative

1,713

Roy Babick

Liberal

1,557

William Cecil Ross (c1911-1998)

Communist

312

Kildonan

Peter Fox (1921-1989)

New Democratic

4,644

James Thomas Mills (1914-1997)

Progressive Conservative

3,808

James Smith

Liberal

2,966

Henry W. Redekopp

Social Credit

1,331

Lac du Bonnet

Oscar Ferdinand Bjornson (1906-1972)

Progressive Conservative

1,342

James L. Desilets

Liberal

1,262

Walter Zarecki (1922-2010)

New Democratic

1,151

Ruben R. Thomas

Social Credit

474

Lakeside

Douglas Lloyd Campbell (1895-1995)

Liberal

1,780

William Frank Sims (1920-1990)

Progressive Conservative

1,428

Francis Harry Mason

New Democratic

272

La Verendrye

Albert Vielfaure (1923-2007)

Liberal

1,807

Stan Bisson

Progressive Conservative

860

Logan

Lemuel Harris (1907-1996)

New Democratic

1,975

Wally Fox-Decent

Progressive Conservative

1,657

W. M. Swystun

Liberal

1,019

Minnedosa

Walter Cox-Smith Weir (1929-1985)

Progressive Conservative

2,136

Don McNabb

Liberal

1,615

C. V. Hutton

Social Credit

774

John Lee

New Democratic

648

Morris

Harold P. “Harry” Shewman (1900-1969)

Progressive Conservative

1,518

Bruce MacKenzie

Liberal

1,288

William T. Loftus

New Democratic

370

Osborne

William Obadiah “Obie” Baizley (1917-2000)

Progressive Conservative

3,363

Bob Murdoch

New Democratic

2,189

Howard J. Loewen

Liberal

2,141

Pembina

Carolyne Alexandra McBean Morrison (1905-1997)

Progressive Conservative

2,057

Vernon Norris Spangelo

Liberal

1,545

Frederick Hamm

Social Credit

878

Robert Keith Wallcraft (1929-2012)

New Democratic

129

Portage la Prairie

Gordon Ellwood Johnston (1920-2005)

Liberal

2,726

John Aaron Christianson (1923-2010)

Progressive Conservative

1,991

Sybil A. Barnett

New Democratic

312

Radisson

Andrew Russell “Russ” Paulley (1909-1984)

New Democratic

7,114

Joseph-Philippe Guay (1915-2001)

Liberal

4,905

Nelson A. McLean

Progressive Conservative

2,421

Rhineland

Jacob M. Froese (1917-2003)

Social Credit

1,676

Bruce Walter Gunn

Progressive Conservative

1,324

Alf Loewen

Liberal

696

River Heights

Sidney Joel Spivak (1928-2002)

Progressive Conservative

5,325

Scott Wright

Liberal

4,083

Lionel G. Orlikow (1932-2008)

New Democratic

826

Roblin

James Wallace “Wally” McKenzie (1914-1999)

Progressive Conservative

1,798

Joseph P. Perchaluk

New Democratic

1,583

Jack Mitchell

Liberal

863

Rock Lake

Henry John Einarson (1918-1992)

Progressive Conservative

1,835

Ronald Gardiner

Liberal

1,691

Jacob Harms

Social Credit

505

Ernest H. Sloane

New Democratic

333

Rockwood-Iberville

Harry John Enns (1931-2010)

Progressive Conservative

2,091

Douglas Trick

Liberal

1,429

Armand J. De Ryck

New Democratic

804

Wilmer Antonius

Social Credit

228

Rupertsland

Joseph Ernest Jeannotte (1902-1988)

Progressive Conservative

1,865

Jean Allard

Liberal

953

Douglas A. MacLachlan

New Democratic

363

St. Boniface

Laurent Louis “Larry” Desjardins (1923-2012)

Liberal

4,040

Remi Lafreniere

Progressive Conservative

1,750

Maurice Paul

New Democratic

1,033

St. George

Elman Keisler Guttormson (1929-2000)

Liberal

2,009

Arthur Schwartz (1923-2016)

Progressive Conservative

1,418

Stanley W. Burdett

New Democratic

357

St. James

Douglas Moncreiff Stanes (1917-2001)

Progressive Conservative

3,034

Lloyd Axworthy

Liberal

2,244

Jim Rose

New Democratic

1,497

St. Johns

Saul Mark Cherniack

New Democratic

2,427

Dan Zaharia

Progressive Conservative

1,215

Harry Meronek

Liberal

970

Don Currie

Communist

326

St. Matthews

Robert Ashley Steen (1933-1979)

Progressive Conservative

2,941

Andrew N. Robertson

New Democratic

1,950

Donald I. Cook

Liberal

1,922

St. Vital

Donald William Craik (1931-1985)

Progressive Conservative

4,432

Douglas E. Honeyman

Liberal

2,927

William J. Hutton

New Democratic

2,310

Ste. Rose

Gildas Laurent “Gil” Molgat (1927-2001)

Liberal

2,410

Michael Posmituck

Progressive Conservative

1,187

David L. G. Dunning

Social Credit

275

Harry Shafransky (1930-1986)

New Democratic

86

Selkirk

Thomas Paterson Hillhouse (1896-1991)

Liberal

1,832

Sydney S. Sarbit

Progressive Conservative

1,792

Alan Bruce Cooper

New Democratic

876

Jens H. Magnusson

Social Credit

227

Seven Oaks

Saul Alecs Miller (1917-1993)

New Democratic

5,295

Nathan Nurgitz

Progressive Conservative

2,596

Melvin Fenson

Liberal

2,010

Souris-Lansdowne

Malcolm Earl McKellar (1918-1976)

Progressive Conservative

1,919

Frank Ellis

Liberal

1,556

Margaret Gray

Social Credit

387

Irene Bauman

New Democratic

238

Springfield

Fred Theodore Klym (1907-1988)

Progressive Conservative

1,697

Richard Loeb

New Democratic

1,274

William Lucko (1911-1998)

Liberal

1,113

Swan River

James H. Bilton (1908-1988)

Progressive Conservative

1,591

Gerald Edgar Webb

Social Credit

1,185

Claude Dunbar

Liberal

793

George Higgs

New Democratic

602

The Pas

John Benson “Jack” Carroll (1921-1986)

Progressive Conservative

2,278

Calvin D. Gibson

Liberal

1,769

Glen F. Allen

New Democratic

288

Turtle Mountain

Edward Ingo “Ed” Dow (1904-1992)

Liberal

2,149

Peter James McDonald (1912-1971)

Progressive Conservative

2,144

Peter H. Sawatsky

Social Credit

690

Selwyn Burrows

New Democratic

141

Virden

Donald Morris McGregor (1923-2003)

Progressive Conservative

2,092

Ronald A. Tolton

Liberal

1,265

Donald J. Rowan

Social Credit

743

Vernon Mazawasicuna

New Democratic

256

Wellington

Philip Markus Petursson (1902-1988)

New Democratic

3,153

Richard Harry Seaborn (1917-1991)

Progressive Conservative

2,447

John Gurzon Harvey (1906-1970)

Liberal

1,117

Winnipeg Centre

James “Jim” Cowan (1914-1997)

Progressive Conservative

2,982

Ross White

Liberal

1,917

Donald Marto Malinowski (1924-2003)

New Democratic

1,434

Wolseley

Dufferin “Duff” Roblin (1917-2010)

Progressive Conservative

3,086

Julius Koteles

Liberal

1,768

Cecil E. Wood

New Democratic

1,487

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Members of the Twenty-Ninth Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1969-1973)

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: 2 January 2018

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