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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1969)

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Provincial General Election (1966)

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

Party

Leader

Seats

New Democratic

Edward Richard “Ed” Schreyer

28

Progressive Conservative

Walter Cox-Smith Weir (1929-1985)

22

Liberal

Robert William “Bobby” Bend (1914-1999)

5

Social Credit

Jacob M. Froese (1917-2003)

1

Independent

-

1

Communist

-

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

3,103

John W. McRae

Liberal

1,362

Raymond E. Jones

New Democratic

975

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 Braendle

Liberal

1,360

Brandon East

Leonard Salusbury “Len” Evans (1929-2016)

New Democratic

3,035

Emily Lyons

Progressive Conservative

1,962

Don Martin

Liberal

1,204

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

3,576

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 (c1934-2011)

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

4,605

Mark Harold Danzker (1902-1995)

Liberal

1,568

Jack Silverberg (1910-1987)

New Democratic

1,048

Roblin

James Wallace “Wally” McKenzie (1914-1999)

Progressive Conservative

2,579

Mike Kawchuk

New Democratic

2,454

J. 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 Mackling

New Democratic

3,638

Douglas Moncreiff Stanes (1917-2001)

Progressive Conservative

2,676

Peter Moss

Liberal

1,436

St. Johns

Saul Mark Cherniack

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

842

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 (1933-1996)

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:

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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