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Manitoba general election, 1959


Manitoba general election, 1959

Manitoba's general election of May 14, 1959 was held to elect Members of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Manitoba, Canada. It resulted in a majority victory for the Progressive Conservative Party under the leadership of Dufferin Roblin. This was the first time since 1914 that the party won a majority government in the province.

Roblin's Tories won 36 seats, against 11 for the Liberal-Progressives (commonly known as Liberals), and 10 for the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation. CCF leader Lloyd Stinson was defeated in his

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