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  New Democratic Party - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Over three election cycles, under the leadership of Audrey McLaughlin (1989-1995) — the first woman to be leader of a national political party in Parliament — in the first, and Alexa McDonough (1995-2003) over the next two, the party underwent a marked decline in popularity, a modest resurgence, and a slight further decline.
Layton, a former Toronto city councillor, was elected at the party's leadership election in Toronto on January 25, 2003, defeating his nearest rival, longtime MP Bill Blaikie, on the first ballot with 53.5% of the vote.
Since then, the federal NDP is not integrated with a provincial party in that province; instead, it has a section, the Nouveau Parti démocratique-Section Québec (http://www.npd.qc.ca), whose activities in the province are limited to the federal level, whereas on the provincial level its members are individually free to support or adhere to any party.
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 Election Resources on the Internet: Federal Elections in Canada - Elections to the House of Commons
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 Canadian federal election, 1958 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canadian federal election of 1958 was the 24th general election in Canada's history.
It was held to elect members of the 24th Parliament of the Canadian House of Commons on March 31, 1958, just nine months after the 23rd election.
"Previous" refers to standings at previous election, not to standings in the House of Commons at dissolution.
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 Canadian federal election, 1958 - Definition, explanation
The Canadian federal election of 1958 was the 24th general election in Canada's history.
It was held to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons just nine months after the 23rd election.
"Previous" refers to to standings at previous election, not to standings in the House of Commons at dissolution.
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 ICPSR Data Files - U of Calgary
The election studies are designed to present data on Americans' social backgrounds, enduring political predispositions, social and political values, perceptions and evaluations of groups and candidates, opinions on questions of public policy, and participation in political life.
The 1980 Election Study is comprised of several integrated survey data collections occurring at strategically chosen periods in the course of the election year, along with vote validation and contextual data.
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In the Canadian federal election of June 25,
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Images of Trudeau standing fast to the rioters were broadcast across the country, and swung the election even further in the Liberals' favour as many English-speaking Canadians believed that he would be the right leader to fight the threat of Quebec separatism.
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It would be a stretch to call the election of 1921 a critical election since five years later the Progressives were able to elect only 20 MPs, and by the end of the decade, their national organization was moribund.
Other "slightly less than critical elections" and the election of 1993: Until 1993, Canadian federal elections tended to work in favor of the Liberals because of the party's ability to campaign, win, and satisfy the voters of Ontario and Quebec, in which two-thirds of the population lived.
Rather, as Wrong (1958) argues in his analysis of Conservative ascendancy, the Tory victories were due largely to the political smarts of its leader, John Diefenbaker, who promised to stock his Cabinet with members from Quebec if the Province "delivered" votes for the Party and the feelings of patriotism he aroused in the electorate.
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 Canadian federal election, 1993 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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The man chosen by the party as his successor was a senator who believed that he was chosen as leader because he thought that he "was not particularly obnoxious to anyone".
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It is one of the ironies of Canadian federal politics that the conservatisms of English Canada and Quebec have, after 1896, largely worked against each other, inducing a "progressive" drive in both parts of the country.
This virtually guaranteed that Quebec would continue to vote for the Liberal Party at the federal level, at a time when it was possible that conflicts might have arisen between the deep-rooted social conservatism of Quebec, and the province's desire to continue voting for the Liberals.
In the 2000 federal election, the BQ won 38 seats, with the Canadian Alliance (which had emerged out of the broadening of the Reform Party) winning 66 seats.
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 Elections Canada On-Line | Past Elections
In the case of an election by acclamation, for instance, the number of registered electors on the lists for that electoral district was included in the total number of registered electors for some elections, but not for others.
Voter turnout figures have been corrected where appropriate: to estimate turnout in these cases, the total number of votes cast in a plural-member electoral district was divided by the number of members elected from that district (see Scarrow 1962).
This percentage rises to 70.9 when the number of electors on the lists is adjusted to account for electors who had moved or died between the enumeration for the 1992 referendum and the election of 1993, for which a separate enumeration was not carried out except in Quebec, as the 1992 electoral lists were reused.
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Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women, Women in Politics: Becoming Full Partners in the Political Process (Ottawa: Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women, 1987).
the 1968 Federal Election in Ontario," in Kruhlak, 267-283.
Gerald L. Caplan, The Dilemma of Canadian Socialism: The CCF in Ontario (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1973).
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Election Prediction Project says the race is too close to call on their PEI provincial page.
Election night will test whether Nova Scotians want to punish either of these young sons for the different ways in which they abandoned the banner under which they were elected last time.
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A new Leger marketing survey of Canadian federal party standings has shown the first signs of real movement in the complex mind of the cross-Canada democratic electorate since the start of the summer that is just ending.
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And recent elections in both Germany and New Zealand have shown Canadians how a reformed electoral system featuring proportional representation would probably never give the Liberals or anyone else a majority government in Canada again.
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In this fifth week of the federal election campaign in Canada, this article intends to look at some of the dilemmas of the Quebec fact in Canadian politics.
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 Plus ça change: Cycles of history and the 2004 federal election Inroads - Find Articles
The end of the second party system was preceded by the Diefenbaker Tory landslide of 1958, followed by Dief's self-destruction in 1962-63 and a third national party system under the Pearson and Trudeau Liberals.
The end of this phase was in turn preceded by the apparent triumph of the Mulroney Tories with two successive majority governments in 1984 and 1988, followed by their near-total demise in 1993 and yet another party system with four fragmented opposition parties and dominant Liberal rule under Chrétien.
The Diefenbaker Tories in 1958 formed an alliance with the provincial Union Nationale of Maurice Duplessis and took 50 of 75 Quebec seats.
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 Library Resources for Canadian History
The Prairie Provinces are dealt with in Peel's A Bibliography of the Prairie Provinces to 1953.
Ottawa: Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women, 1997.
federal election results, 1878-1984, can be found in the appendix to Thorburn, H.G. Party politics in Canada (5th ed., 1985) classified as JL 195 T45 1985 (6LT).
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 Canadian federal election, 1958 Information
It was held to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons on March 31, 1958, just nine months after the 23rd election.
Nationally, the Liberals had just chosen a new leader, Lester Pearson, who had given an ill-advised speech in Commons that asked Diefenbaker to give power back to the Liberals without an election because of a recent economic downturn.
Diefenbaker seized on the error by showing a classified Liberal document saying that the economy would face a downturn in that year.
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