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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1969)

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The Manitoba general election of 1969 was held on 25 June. The results were as follows:

Party

Leader

Votes

Seats

New Democratic

Edward Richard “Ed” Schreyer

128,080

28

Progressive Conservative

Walter Cox-Smith Weir (1929-1985)

119,021

22

Liberal

Robert William “Bobby” Bend (1914-1999)

80,288

5

Social Credit

Jacob M. Froese (1917-2003)

4,535

1

Independent

-

2,020

1

Communist

-

744

0

Totals

334,688

57

The voting results for individual constituencies were as follows:

Constituency

Candidate

Party

Votes

Arthur

James Douglas “Doug” Watt (1914-1985)

Progressive Conservative

3,133

John W. McRae

Liberal

1,375

Raymond E. Jones

New Democratic

980

Assiniboia

Stephen Clifford “Steve” Patrick (1932-2014)

Liberal

2,355

Bill Docking

Progressive Conservative

2,329

Curtis Nordman

New Democratic

1,466

Birtle-Russell

Henry Edward “Harry” Graham (1921-2006)

Progressive Conservative

2,374

Don Kostesky

New Democratic

2,263

John Norman Braendle (1916-2018)

Liberal

1,360

Brandon East

Leonard Salusbury “Len” Evans (1929-2016)

New Democratic

3,035

Emily Lyons

Progressive Conservative

1,962

Don Martin

Liberal

1,194

Brandon West

Edward Robert McGill (1912-1996)

Progressive Conservative

2,814

James M. Skinner

New Democratic

2,310

Terry Penton

Liberal

1,796

Burrows

Ben Hanuschak

New Democratic

3,418

Wasyl Michael “Bill” Swystun (1935-2004)

Progressive Conservative

1,317

Olga E. Lewicki

Liberal

751

Andrew Bileski

Communist

323

Charleswood

Arthur Thomas “Art” Moug (1926-2003)

Progressive Conservative

3,401

J. Duncan Edmonds

Liberal

2,361

Jan K. “John” Hilgenga (1906-1992)

New Democratic

1,325

Churchill

Gordon Wilbert Beard (1921-1972)

Independent

1,151

Walter Perepeluk

Liberal

971

Andre Champagne

Progressive Conservative

913

Wilf Hudson

New Democratic

822

Crescentwood

Cy Gonick

New Democratic

2,689

Edward Gurney Vaux Evans (1907-1987)

Progressive Conservative

2,416

Francis Creighton “Frank” Muldoon (1930-2013)

Liberal

1,422

Dauphin

Peter Burtniak (1925-2004)

New Democratic

2,933

Stewart Edgertson McLean (1913-1996)

Progressive Conservative

2,892

Robert E. Sheldon

Liberal

620

Elmwood

Russell John “Russ” Doern (1935-1987)

New Democratic

3,803

Alan George Gardiner

Progressive Conservative

1,526

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

Liberal

1,053

Emerson

Gabriel J. Girard (1935-2006)

Progressive Conservative

2,467

John Peter Tanchak (1905-1983)

Liberal

2,014

Stephen Zaretski

New Democratic

695

Jacob Wall

Social Credit

237

Flin Flon

Thomas Aiden Barrow (1916-1982)

New Democratic

2,045

Charles Hubert “Buck” Witney (1919-1991)

Progressive Conservative

1,675

Francis Lawrence “Bud” Jobin (1914-1995)

Liberal

1,276

Fort Garry

Louis Ralph “Bud” Sherman (1926-2015)

Progressive Conservative

3,570

G. Grant Cosby

New Democratic

2,063

Richard Alan “Dick” Wankling (1926-2004)

Liberal

1,936

Fort Rouge

Inez Geneva Gandrud Trueman (1917-2015)

Progressive Conservative

2,750

Una Decter

New Democratic

2,446

Jane Sayler Heffelfinger (?-2011)

Liberal

1,941

Gimli

John Charles Gottfried (1917-1980)

New Democratic

2,159

Eric Stefanson (1913-1977)

Progressive Conservative

1,936

Walter John Griffin

Liberal

1,663

Gladstone

James Robert “Jim” Ferguson (1925-2013)

Progressive Conservative

3,000

Nelson M. Shoemaker (1911-2003)

Liberal

2,583

Mary Emma McIntosh

New Democratic

1,064

Inkster

Sidney “Sid” Green

New Democratic

4,001

Robert Armstrong

Progressive Conservative

989

J. Gurzon Harvey

Liberal

661

Kildonan

Peter Fox (1921-1989)

New Democratic

4,589

Don Mills

Progressive Conservative

1,876

John Gugulyn

Liberal

851

Lac du Bonnet

Samuel Uskiw (1933-2011)

New Democratic

4,060

Fred Theodore Klym (1907-1988)

Progressive Conservative

1,267

Al Tymko

Liberal

806

Lakeside

Harry John Enns (1931-2010)

Progressive Conservative

2,532

Robert William “Bobby” Bend (1914-1999)

Liberal

2,190

Charles Lucas

New Democratic

573

La Verendrye

Leonard A. Barkman (1920-1979)

Liberal

1,933

John Blatz

Progressive Conservative

1,051

Elmer Reimer

New Democratic

721

Logan

William Walter “Bill” Jenkins (1921-1995)

New Democratic

3,029

Samuel “Sam” Minuk (1927-2015)

Progressive Conservative

871

Howard Ferguson

Liberal

679

Minnedosa

Walter Cox-Smith Weir (1929-1985)

Progressive Conservative

3,525

Emile Roy Shellborn

New Democratic

1,713

Donald Argyle McNabb

Liberal

1,028

Morris

Warner Herbert Jorgenson (1918-2005)

Progressive Conservative

2,472

Joseph Legault

Liberal

1,183

William T. Loftus

New Democratic

712

Henry Funk

Social Credit

231

Osborne

Ian Denys Turnbull

New Democratic

3,188

William Obadiah “Obie” Baizley (1917-2000)

Progressive Conservative

2,565

Win Loewen

Liberal

965

Pembina

George Lindsay Henderson (1916-2008)

Progressive Conservative

2,823

Kenneth John Draper

Liberal

1,815

David Harms

Social Credit

521

Edith Alsop

New Democratic

336

Point Douglas

Donald Marto Malinowski (1924-2003)

New Democratic

2,253

Jaroslaw “Slaw” Rebchuk (1907-1996)

Progressive Conservative

1,088

Roger J. Garrety

Liberal

528

William Arthur “Bill” Kardash (1912-1997)

Communist

421

Portage la Prairie

Gordon Ellwood Johnston (1920-2005)

Liberal

2,451

Harvey Carmichael

Progressive Conservative

2,440

Sidney Coulthard

New Democratic

1,049

Radisson

Harry Shafransky (1930-1986)

New Democratic

3,707

Edward Joseph Albert “Ed” Kotowich (1934-1986)

Liberal

2,284

Moreen Henderson

Progressive Conservative

1,054

Rhineland

Jacob M. Froese (1917-2003)

Social Credit

1,981

Henry D. “H. D.” Hildebrand (1927-2015)

Progressive Conservative

1,853

Willo Sterritt Forrester (1901-1992)

Liberal

782

Jacob W. Heinrichs

New Democratic

181

Riel

Donald William Craik (1931-1985)

Progressive Conservative

3,152

James Edward Buchanan

New Democratic

3,096

Raymond Spence

Liberal

1,423

River Heights

Sidney Joel Spivak (1928-2002)

Progressive Conservative

4,623

Mark Harold Danzker (1902-1995)

Liberal

1,573

Jack Silverberg (1910-1987)

New Democratic

1,051

Roblin

James Wallace “Wally” McKenzie (1914-1999)

Progressive Conservative

2,579

Mike Kawchuk

New Democratic

2,448

Jack R. Mitchell

Liberal

516

Rock Lake

Henry John Einarson (1918-1992)

Progressive Conservative

3,064

Remi Engelbert DePape (1910-1998)

Liberal

1,818

C. Timothy Leonard

New Democratic

763

Rossmere

Edward Richard “Ed” Schreyer

New Democratic

4,089

David Wilfred Pekary (1926-2007)

Progressive Conservative

1,746

Vern Breckman

Liberal

631

Stanley Copp (1915-1987)

Independent

238

Rupertsland

Jean Allard

New Democratic

1,366

S. P. “Bert” Berthelette

Liberal

1,142

Paul Burelle

Progressive Conservative

1,026

St. Boniface

Laurent Louis “Larry” Desjardins (1923-2012)

Liberal

3,365

Kamil Michael “Kam” Gajdosik (1937-2003)

New Democratic

2,040

Maurice J. Arpin (1923-1983)

Progressive Conservative

818

St. George

William Uruski

New Democratic

2,284

Elman Keisler Guttormson (1929-2000)

Liberal

1,886

Joseph Leo “Joe” Schwartz (1925-1993)

Progressive Conservative

1,169

St. James

Alvin H. "Al" Mackling

New Democratic

3,642

Douglas Moncreiff Stanes (1917-2001)

Progressive Conservative

2,676

Peter Moss

Liberal

1,404

St. Johns

Saul Mark Cherniack (1917-2018)

New Democratic

3,642

Joe Rozmus

Progressive Conservative

1,014

George Strewchuk

Liberal

736

St. Matthews

Thorkell Wallace “Wally” Johannson

New Democratic

2,974

Robert Ashley Steen (1933-1979)

Progressive Conservative

2,217

Rudy Peters

Liberal

1,119

St. Vital

Jackson Alexander “Jack” Hardy (1924-2006)

Progressive Conservative

2,587

Derek James “Jim” Walding (1937-2007)

New Democratic

2,564

Joseph C. Stangl (1919-2013)

Liberal

2,034

Ste. Rose

Gildas Laurent “Gil” Molgat (1927-2001)

Liberal

2,247

Heinz Marohn

Progressive Conservative

1,198

Leon Hoefer

New Democratic

754

Norma Oswald

Social Credit

313

Selkirk

Howard Russell Pawley (1934-2015)

New Democratic

3,374

Robert Stefan “Bud” Oliver

Progressive Conservative

2,054

George S. Sigurdson

Liberal

835

Thomas Norquay

Independent

57

Seven Oaks

Saul Alecs Miller (1917-1993)

New Democratic

4,203

Daniel Abraham “Abe” Yanofsky (1925-2000)

Progressive Conservative

1,505

Evelyne Rosborough

Liberal

813

Souris-Killarney

Malcolm Earl McKellar (1918-1976)

Progressive Conservative

3,053

Edward Ingo “Ed” Dow (1904-1992)

Liberal

1,982

Wayne Williams

New Democratic

892

Springfield

Rene Ernest Toupin (1934-2014)

New Democratic

2,724

George Mulder

Progressive Conservative

1,551

Hector Bahuaud

Liberal

807

Sturgeon Creek

John Franklin “Frank” Johnston (1929-2017)

Progressive Conservative

2,781

Robert Megill “Bob” Chipman (1926-2013)

Liberal

2,251

Stanley J. Carter

New Democratic

1,251

William John Turner

Independent

336

James Farrell

Independent

238

Swan River

James H. Bilton (1908-1988)

Progressive Conservative

1,920

Alex Filuk

New Democratic

1,757

Jerry Webb

Social Credit

1,252

Gordon Beaumont

Liberal

766

The Pas

Sydney Ronald “Ron” McBryde (1941-1989)

New Democratic

1,556

John Benson “Jack” Carroll (1921-1986)

Progressive Conservative

1,361

Calvert D. Gibson

Liberal

963

Thompson

Joseph Paul “Joe” Borowski (1932-1996)

New Democratic

2,436

Thomas Farrell

Progressive Conservative

1,500

Maurice Desjardins

Liberal

843

Transcona

Andrew Russell “Russ” Paulley (1909-1984)

New Democratic

4,614

Thelma Jean Opseth Call (c1928-1981)

Liberal

1,488

Ken Gunn-Walberg

Progressive Conservative

1,052

Virden

Donald Morris McGregor (1923-2003)

Progressive Conservative

2,161

Earl Phillip Dawson (1925-1987)

Liberal

1,571

Ralph Rowan

New Democratic

1,531

Wellington

Philip Markus Petursson (1902-1988)

New Democratic

3,260

William “Bill” McGarva (1906-1991)

Progressive Conservative

1,522

Thomas Bernes

Liberal

1,035

Winnipeg Centre

Joseph Russell “Bud” Boyce (1924-1984)

New Democratic

2,398

James Cowan (1914-1997)

Progressive Conservative

1,451

Joseph Wapemoose

Liberal

822

Wolseley

Leonard Harold Claydon (1915-1971)

Progressive Conservative

2,360

Hans J. Wittich

New Democratic

1,743

Paul N. Duval

Liberal

1,391

See also:

Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial By-Elections (1971)

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

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 August 2020

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