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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1973)

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The Manitoba general election of 1973 was held on 28 June. The results were as follows:

Party

Leader

Seats

New Democratic

Edward Richard “Ed” Schreyer

31

Progressive Conservative

Sidney Joel Spivak (1928-2002)

21

Liberal

Israel Harold “Izzy” Asper (1932-2003)

5

Social Credit

Jacob M. “Jake” Froese (1917-2003)

0

Communist

William Cecil Ross (c1911-1998)

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

3,487

Lorne Thomas Watt (1917-1979)

New Democratic

1,981

M. F. Mac Corbett

Liberal

1,181

Assiniboia

Stephen Clifford “Steve” Patrick (1932-2014)

Liberal

5,105

Norma Killeen Price (1920-2008)

Progressive Conservative

4,309

Larry Iwan

New Democratic

3,029

Birtle-Russell

Henry Edward “Harry” Graham (1921-2006)

Progressive Conservative

3,203

Michael Sotas

New Democratic

2,967

John Norman Braendle (1916-2018)

Liberal

685

Brandon East

Leonard Salusbury “Len” Evans (1929-2016)

New Democratic

4,123

Kenneth John Burgess (1928-2005)

Progressive Conservative

2,912

Terry Penton

Liberal

855

John William Gross (1914-1994)

Social Credit

78

Brandon West

Edward Robert McGill (1912-1996)

Progressive Conservative

5,070

Henry N. Carroll (c1938-2015)

New Democratic

4,028

Guy Savoie

Liberal

806

Burrows

Ben Hanuschak

New Democratic

5,277

Doug Krochak

Progressive Conservative

1,044

Bob Major

Liberal

741

William Arthur “Bill” Kardash (1912-1997)

Communist

108

Glen Brown

Marxist Lenonist

33

Charleswood

Arthur Thomas “Art” Moug (1926-2003)

Progressive Conservative

6,180

Roy Neil Benson

New Democratic

3,554

Jim Spencer

Liberal

3,456

Churchill

Les Osland

New Democratic

2,041

Andy Champagne

Progressive Conservative

1,367

Walter Perepeluk

Liberal

1,256

Andrew Kirkness

Independent

880

Crescentwood

Harvey Norman Murray Patterson (1924-2014)

New Democratic

3,729

Lawrence Oliver “Lawrie” Pollard (1928-2019)

Progressive Conservative

3,729

June Menzies

Liberal

1,734

Dauphin

Peter Burtniak (1925-2004)

New Democratic

4,261

Arthur Vincent “Art” Rampton (1920-2000)

Progressive Conservative

3,262

Hugh Dunlop

Liberal

1,091

Elmwood

Russell John “Russ” Doern (1935-1987)

New Democratic

4,987

Edward Tymchuk

Progressive Conservative

2,361

Ray Brunka

Liberal

1,363

Emerson

Steve Derewianchuk

New Democratic

2,374

Garnet Kyle

Progressive Conservative

1,937

Mark Gerald Smerchanski (1914-1989)

Liberal

1,768

Walter Hoover

Independent

83

Flin Flon

Thomas Aiden Barrow (1916-1982)

New Democratic

3,112

George Njegovan

Progressive Conservative

1,803

Roy Veness

Liberal

893

Fort Garry

Louis Ralph “Bud” Sherman (1926-2015)

Progressive Conservative

4,783

Henry Janzen

Liberal

4,331

C. G. “Giff” Gifford (?-1993)

New Democratic

4,006

Fort Rouge

Lloyd Axworthy

Liberal

4,181

Samia Friesen

New Democratic

3,614

Inez Geneva Gandrud Trueman (1917-2015)

Progressive Conservative

3,531

Lane McDonald

Independent

131

Gimli

John Charles Gottfried (1917-1980)

New Democratic

3,546

Edward Turner “Ted” Revel

Progressive Conservative

3,490

Charles Arnason

Independent

164

Gladstone

James Robert “Jim” Ferguson (1925-2013)

Progressive Conservative

3,605

Gordon Stewart

New Democratic

2,394

Gordon McPhail

Liberal

1,698

Kenneth Morrison

Independent

106

Inkster

Sidney “Sid” Green

New Democratic

5,442

John Sulymko

Liberal

1,686

Joe McMullan

Progressive Conservative

1,622

Don Currie

Communist

78

Aili Waldman

Marxist Lenonist

12

Kildonan

Peter Fox (1921-1989)

New Democratic

5,718

Don Lynn Heidman

Progressive Conservative

2,660

Ann McTavish

Liberal

2,097

Lac du Bonnet

Samuel “Sam” Uskiw (c1934-2011)

New Democratic

5,461

Jo Anne Hillier

Liberal

2,244

Lakeside

Harry John Enns (1931-2010)

Progressive Conservative

2,969

George B. Schreyer (1920-2017)

New Democratic

1,793

Alan Beachell (1924-2015)

Liberal

1,778

La Verendrye

Robert Banman

Progressive Conservative

2,912

Leonard A. Barkman (1920-1979)

Liberal

2,387

Roger Smith

New Democratic

1,514

Logan

William Walter “Bill” Jenkins (1921-1995)

New Democratic

3,671

Rita Servin

Progressive Conservative

1,582

Andrew Mazur

Liberal

644

William Hawryluk

Independent

61

Gordon Anderson

Independent

48

Minnedosa

David Robert “Dave” Blake (1925-2008)

Progressive Conservative

3,777

Lawrence Bell

New Democratic

2,708

Ed Turner

Liberal

739

Morris

Warner Herbert Jorgenson (1918-2005)

Progressive Conservative

3,650

Lawrence Lewco

New Democratic

1,602

Norm Dashevsky

Liberal

825

Osborne

Ian Denys Turnbull

New Democratic

3,945

June Alwyn Westbury (1921-2004)

Liberal

2,347

Edward Albert “Ted” Speers (1918-2013)

Progressive Conservative

2,344

Pembina

George Lindsay Henderson (1916-2008)

Progressive Conservative

4,408

Robert McKenzie

Liberal

1,553

Paul Klassen

New Democratic

1,013

Point Douglas

Donald Marto Malinowski (1924-2003)

New Democratic

3,676

Joseph Paul “Joe” Borowski (1933-1996)

Independent

1,127

Lawrence Belanger

Liberal

569

George Munroe

Independent

236

Portage la Prairie

Gordon Ellwood Johnston (1920-2005)

Liberal

2,628

George Clark Fairfield (1912-1978)

Progressive Conservative

2,592

Albert Barrett

New Democratic

1,933

Radisson

Harry Shafransky (1930-1986)

New Democratic

4,267

Abe Kovnats (1928-1996)

Progressive Conservative

3,635

D'Arcy Pagan

Liberal

1,740

Rhineland

Peter Arnold Brown (1927-1994)

Progressive Conservative

2,903

Jacob M. “Jake” Froese (1917-2003)

Social Credit

1,587

Jake Heinrichs

New Democratic

1,002

Harry Friesen

Liberal

578

John Epps

Independent

52

Riel

Donald William Craik (1931-1985)

Progressive Conservative

7,944

Wilson Parasiuk

New Democratic

6,181

Art Gill

Liberal

1,782

River Heights

Sidney Joel Spivak (1928-2002)

Progressive Conservative

5,167

Charles Huband

Liberal

2,906

Muriel Smith

New Democratic

1,413

Roblin

Wally McKenzie

Progressive Conservative

3,388

John Oldham

New Democratic

2,779

Rock Lake

Henry John Einarson (1918-1992)

Progressive Conservative

3,470

Paul Cenerini

New Democratic

1,825

Arnold Collins

Liberal

1,361

Rossmere

Edward Richard “Ed” Schreyer

New Democratic

6,827

Alfred Penner

Progressive Conservative

6,239

Rupertsland

Harvey Bostrom

New Democratic

2,093

John Ateah (1913-2002)

Liberal

1,329

Raymond Guiboche

Progressive Conservative

504

Dave Courchene Jr.

Independent

415

Lorne Lester

Independent

166

St. Boniface

Joseph Paul Marion

Liberal

4,301

Laurent Louis “Larry” Desjardins (1923-2012)

New Democratic

4,300

St. George

Bill Uruski

New Democratic

3,552

Elman Keisler Guttormson (1929-2000)

Liberal

2,465

St. James

Clement George Minaker (1937-2012)

Progressive Conservative

4,483

Alvin Mackling

New Democratic

4,109

Michael Scholl

Liberal

1,340

George Zucawich

Independent

30

St. Johns

Saul Mark Cherniack (1917-2018)

New Democratic

4,519

Murray Krovats

Progressive Conservative

1,686

Ben Karsinski

Liberal

1,061

William Cecil Ross (c1911-1998)

Communist

66

Joe Smith

Independent

45

Diane Waldman

Marxist Lenonist

24

St. Matthews

Wally Johannson

New Democratic

3,875

Einar Arnason

Progressive Conservative

2,492

Norm Kirton

Liberal

1,365

St. Vital

Derek James “Jim” Walding (1937-2007)

New Democratic

3,870

Daniel Patrick “Dan” Kennedy (1939-2017)

Liberal

3,765

John Gee

Progressive Conservative

2,225

Ste. Rose

Aimé Rawleigh “Pete” Adam (1913-2009)

New Democratic

2,627

Dwight Hopfner

Liberal

1,748

Alf O'Loughlin

Progressive Conservative

1,516

Selkirk

Howard Russell Pawley (1934-2015)

New Democratic

4,745

John Linney

Progressive Conservative

3,429

Seven Oaks

Saul Alecs Miller (1917-1993)

New Democratic

6,579

Carl Zawatsky

Progressive Conservative

4,921

Henry Froese

Liberal

1,386

Souris-Killarney

Malcolm Earl McKellar (1918-1976)

Progressive Conservative

4,669

John Bucklaschuk

New Democratic

1,557

Gordon Martin

Liberal

890

Springfield

Rene Ernest Toupin (1934-2014)

New Democratic

3,611

John Vaags

Progressive Conservative

3,245

Len Mendes

Liberal

694

Harry Meronek

Independent

333

Sturgeon Creek

John Franklin “Frank” Johnston (1929-2017)

Progressive Conservative

6,467

Laverne Lewycky

New Democratic

2,924

Marjorie Gillies

Liberal

1,647

Dale Hibbard

Independent

54

Swan River

James H. Bilton (1908-1988)

Progressive Conservative

3,370

Omar Lamb

New Democratic

2,669

Vic Mearon

Liberal

687

The Pas

Sydney Ronald “Ron” McBryde (1941-1989)

New Democratic

3,673

George Takashima

Independent

1,873

Thompson

Kenneth Dillen

New Democratic

2,742

Anna Denby

Progressive Conservative

2,480

Blain Johnston

Liberal

2,083

Transcona

Andrew Russell “Russ” Paulley (1909-1984)

New Democratic

6,275

Phil Rizzuto

Progressive Conservative

4,151

Virden

Donald Morris McGregor (1923-2003)

Progressive Conservative

2,981

Barry Forman

New Democratic

1,741

Duncan McDonald

Liberal

911

Wellington

Philip Markus Petursson (1902-1988)

New Democratic

4,190

Brandson Thornson

Progressive Conservative

2,272

Neil Baker

Independent

1,165

Winnipeg Centre

Joseph Russell “Bud” Boyce (1924-1984)

New Democratic

3,010

Bob Wilson

Progressive Conservative

1,520

Ken Arenson

Liberal

1,092

Ed Storozuk

Social Credit

44

Wolseley

Israel Harold “Izzy” Asper (1932-2003)

Liberal

3,135

Murdoch Mackay

New Democratic

3,131

Robert Ashley Steen (1933-1979)

Progressive Conservative

1,807

Sources:

“How Manitoba voted,” Brandon Sun, 29 June 1973, page 9.

Obituary [C. G. Gifford], Winnipeg Free Press, 19 March 1993, page 44.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 January 2019

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