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Chart of the best showings for provincial parties, and the election that provided the results
Province/Territory Seats - Status Election years and party leaders at the time
Alberta 16 - Official Opposition 1986, Ray Martin; 1989, Ray Martin
British Columbia 51 - Government 1991, Michael Harcourt
Manitoba 35 - Government 2003, Gary Doer
New Brunswick 2 New Brunswick 1984 by-election, George Little
Newfoundland
and Labrador
2 1987 by election Peter Fenwick ; 1999, 2003, Jack Harris
Nova Scotia 19 - Official Opposition 1998, Robert Chisholm
Ontario 74 - Government 1990, Bob Rae
Prince Edward Island 1 1996, Herb Dickieson
Quebec 1 1944, (CCF)
Saskatchewan 55 - Government 1991, Roy Romanow
Yukon 11 - Government 1996

FederalEdit

Number of Votes - 4,508,474, 2011

Popular Vote 30.63%%, 2011

Largest # of Seats - 103, 2011 (Official Opposition)

British ColumbiaEdit

Government ; 1972-1975, 1991-2001

Official Opposition ; 1933-1937, 1941-1972, 1975-1991, 2001+


Provincially

  1. of Votes - 824,544, 1986 Provincial Election (Bob Skelly, Leader)

Best % - 45.99%, 1979 Provincial Election (Dave Barrett, Leader)

Largest # of Seats - 51 seats, 1991 Provincial Election (Mike Harcourt, Leader)


1933 - 7/47 ; 31.53% ; 120,185/381,223

1937 - 7/47 ; 28.57% ; 119,400/417,929

1941 - 14/48 ; 33.36% ; 151,440/453,893

1945 - 10/48 ; 37.62% ; 175,960/467,747

1949 - 7/48 ; 35.10% ; 245,284/698,823

1952 - 18/48 ; 30.78% ; 236,562/768,561*

1953 - 14/48 ; 30.85% ; 224,513/727,839*

1956 - 10/52 ; 28.32% ; 231,511/817,397

1960 - 16/52 ; 32.73% ; 326,094/996,404

1963 - 14/52 ; 27.80% ; 269,004/967,675

1966 - 16/55 ; 33.62% ; 252,753/751,876

1969 - 12/55 ; 33.92% ; 331,813/978,356

1972 - 38/55 ; 39.59% ; 448,260/1,132,172G

1975 - 18/55 ; 39.16% ; 505,396/1,290,451

1979 - 26/57 ; 45.99% ; 646,188/1,405,077

1983 - 22/57 ; 44.94% ; 741,354/1,649,533

1986 - 22/69 ; 42.60% ; 824,544/1,935,453

1991 - 51/75 ; 40.71% ; 595,391/1,462,467G

1996 - 39/75 ; 39.45% ; 624,395/1,582,704G

2001 - 2/79 ; 21.56% ; 343,156/1,591,306


Federal

  1. of Votes -

Best % - 37%, 1988 Federal Election

Largest # of Seats - 19 Seats, 1988 Federal Election


1935 - 3/16

1940 - 1/16

1945 - 4/16

1949 - 3/18

1953 - 7/22

1957 - 7/22*t

1958 - 4/22

1962 - 10/22*

1963 - 9/22*

1965 - 9/22*

1968 - 7/23

1972 - 11/23* ; 35% ;

1974 - 2/23 ; 23%

1979 - 8/28 ; 31.9% ;

1980 - 12/28 ; 35.3%

1984 - 8/28 ; 35.1%

1988 - 19/32* ; 37%

1993 - 2/32 ; 15.5%

1997 - 3/34 ; 18.2%

2000 - 2/34 ; 11.3%

2004 - 5/36


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YukonEdit

Government - 1985-1992, 1996-2000

Official Opposition - 1982-1985, 1992-1996, 2000-now *

  • - Only 1978-1982 not Official Opposition


Provincially

  1. of Votes -

Best % - 45%, 1989 Provincial Election

Largest # of Seats - 11/17, 1996 Provincial Election


Federal

  1. of Votes -

Best % - 43.4%, 1993 Federal Election

Largest # of Seats - 1 Seat ; 1987-2000


Pre 1987 - NEVER

By 1987 - 1/1*

1988 - 1/1* ; 37%

1993 - 1/1* ; 43.4%

1997 - 1/1* ; 28.9%

2000+ - 0/1 ; 32.1%


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AlbertaEdit

Official Opposition - 1948-1952, 1982-1993

Provincially

  1. of Votes - 217,972, 1989 Provincial Election

Best % - 29.22%, 1986 Provincial Election

Largest # of Seats - 16 seats, 1986 & 1989 Provincial Election (Ray Martin, Leader)


1940 - 0/57 ; 11.11% ; 34,316/308,864

1944 - 2/57 ; 24.92% ; 70,307/282,106 (Official Opposition?)

1948 - 2/57 ; 19.13% ; 56,387/294,793 (Official Opposition)

1952 - 1/60 ; 14.05% ; 41,929/298,335

1955 - 2/61 ; 8.24%  ; 31,180/378,179

1959 - 0/65 ; 4.33%  ; 17,899/413,516

1963 - 0/63 ; 9.45%  ; 37,133/403,444

1967 - 0/65 ; 15.98% ; 79,610/498,351

1971 - 1/75 ; 11.42% ; 73,038/639,862

1975 - 1/75 ; 12.94% ; 76,360/590,170

1979 - 1/79 ; 15.75% ; 111,984/710,963

1982 - 2/79 ; 18.75% ; 177,166/944,936

1986 - 16/83 ; 29.22% ; 208,561/713,654 (Official Opposition)

1989 - 16/83 ; 26.29% ; 217,972/829,189 (Official Opposition)

1993 - 0/83 ; 11.01% ; 108,883/989,025

1997 - 2/83 ; 8.81%  ; 83,292/945,713

2001 - 2/83 ; 8.03% ; 81,339/1,013,152

2004 - 4/83 ; 10.2% ; 90,897/890,700



Federal

  1. of Votes -

Best % - 18.4%, 1945 Federal Election (2nd Best - 17.4%, 1988 Federal Election)

Largest # of Seats - 1 Seat, 1988 Federal Election


1972 - 12.6%

1974 - 9.3%

1979 - 9.9%

1980 - 10.3%

1984 - 14.1%

1988 - 1/26 * Never Before, Never After ; 17.4%

1993 - 4.1%

1997 - 5.7%

2000 - 5.4%


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SaskatchewanEdit

Government - 1944-1964, 1971-1982, 1991-now

Official Opposition - 1938-1944, 1964-1971, 1982-1991

Provincially

  1. of Votes - 291,705 1952 Provincial Election (2nd Best - 276,846, 1960 Provincial Election & 275,780, 1991 Provincial Election)

Best % - 55%, 1971 Provincial Election (Allan Blakeney, Leader) (2nd best, 54.06% 1952)

Largest # of Seats - 55 Seats, 1991 Provincial Election (Roy Romanow, Leader)*

(47/52, 1945 Provincial Election)


NOTE - Legislature had 66 seats in 1991. It now has 58 seats.


1938 - 10/52 ; 18.73% ; 82,529/440,742

1944 - 47/52 ; 53.13% ; 211,364/397,802

1947 - 31/52 ; 47.56% ; 236,900/498,067

1952 - 42/53 ; 54.06% ; 291,705/539,593

1956 - 36/53 ; 45.25% ; 249,634/551,723

1960 - 37/54 ; 40.76% ; 276,846/679,207

1964 - 25/58 ; 40.30% ; 268,742/666,861

1967 - 24/59 ; 44.35% ; 188,653/425,403

1971 - 45/60 ; 55.00% ; 248,978/452,736

1975 - 39/61 ; 40.07% ; 180,700/451,023

1978 - 44/61 ; 48.12% ; 228,791/475,415

1982 - 9/64 ; 37.64% ; 201,390/535,085

1986 - 25/64 ; 45.20% ; 247,683/547,930

1991 - 55/66 ; 51.05% ; 275,780/540,226

1995 - 42/58 ; 47.21% ; 193,053/408,907

1999 - 29/58 ; 38.73% ; 157,046/405,475

2003 - 30/58 ; 44.68% ; 190,923/427,284


Federal

  1. of Votes -

Best % - 44.2%, 1953 & 1988 Federal Election

Largest # of Seats - 18 Seats, 1945 Federal Election (2nd Best - 11 Seats 1953 Federal Election, 10 Seats, 1957 & 1988 Federal Election)*


  • NOTE - Saskatchewan now has only 14 seats.


1935 - 2/21

1940 - 5/21

1945 - 18/21*

1949 - 5/20

1953 - 11/17*

1957 - 10/17*

1958 - 1/17

1962 - 0/17

1963 - 0/17

1965 - 0/17

1968 - 6/13*

1972 - 5/13 ; 35.9%

1974 - 2/13 ; 31.5%

1979 - 4/14 ; 35.8%

1980 - 7/14*t ; 36.3%

1984 - 5/14 ; 38.4%

1988 - 10/14* ; 44.2%

1993 - 5/14*t ; 26.6%

1997 - 5/14 ; 30.9%

2000 - 2/14 ; 26.2%

2004 - 0/14


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ManitobaEdit

Government - 1969-1977, 1981-1988, 1999-now

Official Opposition -??, 1977-1981, 1990-1999


Provincially

  1. of Votes -

Best % -

Largest # of Seats - 35 Seats, 2003 Provincial Election (Gary Doer, Leader)


1962 - 7/57

1966 - 11/57

1969 - 28/57*

1973 - 31/57*

1977 - 23/57

1981 - 34/57*

1986 - 30/57*

1988 - 12/57

1990 - 20/57

1995 - 23/57

1999 - 32/57

2003 - 35/57 ; 49.2%


Federal

  1. of Votes -

Best % - 33.5%, 1980 Federal Election

Largest # of Seats - 7 Seats, 1980 Federal Election


1935 - 2/17

1940 - 1/17

1945 - 5/17

1949 - 3/16

1953 - 3/14

1957 - 5/14

1958 - NONE/14

1962 - 2/14

1963 - 2/14

1965 - 3/14

1968 - 3/13

1972 - 3/13 ; 26.3%

1974 - 2/13 ; 23.5%

1979 - 5/14 ; 32.7%

1980 - 7/14*t ; 36.3%

1984 - 4/14 ; 27.2%

1988 - 2/14 ; 21.3%

1993 - 1/14 ; 16.7%

1997 - 4/14 ; 23.2%

2000 - 4/14 ; 20.9%

2004 - 4/14


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OntarioEdit

Government - 1990-1995

Opposition - 1943-1945, 1948-1951, 1975-1977, 1987-1990


Provincially

  1. of Votes -

Best % - 37.6%, 1990 Provincial Election (2nd, 1943?

Largest # of Seats - 74 Seats, 1990 Provincial Election (Bob Rae, Leader)


1934 - 1/90

1937 - 0

1943 - 34/90

1945 - 8/90

1948 - 21/90

1951 - 2/90

1955 - 3/98

1959 - 5/98

1963 - 7/108

1967 - 20/117

1971 - 19/117

1975 - 38/125

1977 - 33/125

1981 - 21/125

1985 - 25/125 ; 23.8%

1987 - 19/130 ; 25.7%

1990 - 74/130 ; 37.6%

1995 - 17/130 ; 20.6% ; 854,163/4,158,370

1999 - 9/103 ; 12.6%

2003 - 7/103 ; 14.7% ;

+1by


Federal

  1. of Votes -

Best % - 21.8%, 1980 & 1965 Federal Elections

Largest # of Seats - 13 Seats, 1984 Federal Election


1935-1945 - NONE

1949 - 1//83

1953 - 1/85

1957 - 3/85

1958 - 3/85

1962 - 6/85

1963 - 6/85

1965 - 9/85

1968 - 6/88

1972 - 11/88

1974 - 8/88

1979 - 6/95

1980 - 5/95

1984 - 13/95

1988 - 10/99

1993 - NONE/99

1997 - NONE/103

2000 - 1/103

2004 - 7/106


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QuebecEdit

Provincially

  1. of Votes -

Best % - 2.89%, 1944 Provincial Election (2nd Best - 2.42%, 1985 Provincial Election)

Largest # of Seats - 1 seat, 1944 Provincial Election


Federal

  1. of Votes -

Best % - 14.4%, 1988 Federal Election (2nd Best, 12% 1965 Federal Election)

Largest # of Seats - 1 Seat, 1990 Federal By-Election


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New BrunswickEdit

Provincially

  1. of Votes -

Best % -

Largest # of Seats - 1 Seat, 1982, 1991, 1995,


1999 - 1/55 ; 8.6%

2003 - 1/55 ; 9.7% ; 36,989/383,074


Federal

  1. of Votes -

Best % - 18.4%, 1997 Federal Election

Largest # of Seats - 2 Seats, 1997 Federal Election


Pre 1997 - NEVER

1997 - 2/10

2000 - 1/10

2004 - 1/10


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Prince Edward IslandEdit

Provincially

  1. of Votes -

Best % -

Largest # of Seats - 1 Seat, 1996 Provincial Election (Herb Dickenson, Leader)


1943 - 0/? (7 CCF Candidates)

1947 - 0/? (16 CCF Candidates)

1951 - 0/? (5 CCF Candidatse)

None 1953, 1957, provincial elections because hike of candidates deposits

1996 - 1/27 ; 7.?% ; 6283/79995

2000 - 0/27 ; 8.16% ; 6446/79005



Federal

  1. of Votes -

Best % - 15.1%, 1997 Federal Election

Largest # of Seats - 0


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Nova ScotiaEdit

Official Opposition - 1998-now

Provincially

  1. of Votes - 155,361, 1998 Provincial Election

Best % - 34.4%, 1998 Provincial Election

Largest # of Seats - 19 Seats, 1998 Provincial Election (Robert Chisholm, Leader)


1933 - 0  ; 2,336 ; 0.7%

1937 - 0  ; 0 ; 0%

1941 - 3/30 ; 18,583 ; 7.0%

1945 - 2/30 ; 39,637 ; 13.6% (Official Opposition)

1949 - 2/37 ; 32,869 ; 9.6%

1953 - 2/37 ; 23,700 ; 6.8%

1956 - 1/43 ; 9,932 ; 3.0%

1960 - 1/43 ; 31,036 ; 8.9%

1963 - 0/43 ; 14,076 ; 4.1%

1967 - 0/46 ; 17,873 ; 5.2%

1970 - 2/46 ; 25,259 ; 6.6%

1974 - 3/46 ; 55,902 ; 13.0%

1978 - 4/52 ; 63,979 ; 14.4%

1981 - 1/52 ; 76,289 ; 18.1%

1984 - 3/52 ; 65,876 ; 15.9%

1988 - 2/52* (+1 1991 Byelection) ; 74,038 ; 15.7%

1993 - 3/52 (+1 1997BY) ; 86,743 ; 17.7%

1998 - 19/52 (+1 switch 1999 Dr. Henrich Bitter-Saurmann) ; 155,361 ; 34.4% (O.O.)

1999 - 11/52 ; 129,474 ; 29.7%

2003 - 15/52 ; 126,479 ; 30.9%


Federal

  1. of Votes -

Best % - 30.4%, 1997 Federal Election

Largest # of Seats - 6 Seats, 1997 Provincial Election


1935 - 0/12

1940 - 1/12

1945 - 1/12

1949 - 1/13

1953 - 1/12

1957 - 0/12

1958 - 0/12

1962 - 1/12

1963-1972 - NONE

1974 - 1/11

1979 - 1/11

1980-1993 - NONE

1997 - 6/11*

2000 - 3/11

2004 - 2/11


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NewfoundlandEdit

Provincially

  1. of Votes - 39,954 votes, 1985 Provincial Election

Best % - 14.3%, 1985 Provincial Election

Largest # of Seats - 2 Seats, 1999, 2000 (Jack Harris, Leader)


1979 - 0/52 ; 7.8% ; 18,507/237,135/322,239

1982 - 0/52 ; 3.7% ; 9,371/251,024/359,087

1985 - 1/52 ; 14.3% ; 39,954/278,502/361,087

1989 - 0/52 ; 4.43% ; 12,929/291,785/361,912

1993 - 1/52 ; 7.4% ; 22,399/302,631/361,912

1996 - 1/48 ; 4.43% ; 12,706/286,205/384,709

1999 - 2/48 ; 8.2% ; 21,962/267,629/384,709

2003 - 2/48 ; 6.87%


Federal

  1. of Votes -

Best % - 29.7%, 1979 Federal Election

Largest # of Seats - 1 Seat, 1978 Federal By Election, 1979 Election, 1987 Federal By Election


None Prior*

1979 - 1/7

1980-1984 - NONE

By 1987 - 1

None Since*


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NWT/NunavutEdit

Federal

  1. of Votes -

Best % - 42.1%, 1974 Federal Election

Largest # of Seats - 1 Seat , 1972-1984


None Prior*

1972 - 1/2*t

1974 - 1/2*t

1979 - 1/2*t

1980 - 1/2*t

None Since*


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