1996 Newfoundland and Labrador Election

Overview

The 1996 Newfoundland and Labrador Election was held on February 22nd, 1996.

Result

Liberal Party of Newfoundland and Labrador won the most seats in the election

Held on

February 22nd, 1996

Number of Electoral Districts

48

Fixed Date

No

Election Notes

Sources : Figures were taken from REPORT OF THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER ON THE GENERAL ELECTION FOR THE FORTY-THIRD GENERAL ASSEMBLY FEBRUARY 22, 1996. House of Assembly, Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Result

Total ElectorsValid BallotsValid VotesInvalid VotesTurnout Rate
384,709285,358285,35884774.18%
PartyCandidatesSeats Won% of Seats Won% of Vote
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and Labrador483778.72%55.10%
Progressive Conservative Party of NFL48919.15%38.66%
New Democratic Party2012.13%4.45%
Non-Affiliated100%0.05%

Additional information for Liberal Party of Newfoundland and Labrador

Note : Party name has changed over time.

Legislature Composition

Seats Won by Political Parties

Vote Share by Political Parties

Seats Share by Political Parties

Baie Verte

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
59587595877461
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorBud Hulan2380
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLPaul ShelleyPaul Shelley was elected3578

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Bay of Islands

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
60867608678041
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLPaul Hunt1672
New Democratic PartyHayward Pardy417
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorBrian TobinBrian Tobin was elected3997

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Bellevue

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
56669566698207
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorPercy BarrettPercy Barrett was elected3576
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLNick Careen1832
New Democratic PartyLee Ingram258

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Bonavista North

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6340116340118613
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Wayne Davis283
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorR TulkR Tulk was elected3594
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLSam Winsor2463

Election Result Notes

Note : In 1996, Bonavista North: According to the records, Wayne S Davis has no party affiliation.

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Bonavista South

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
72558725589277
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLRoger FitzgeraldRoger Fitzgerald was elected4781
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorKay Young2474

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Burgeo and LaPoile

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
5980325980328864
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorBill RamsayBill Ramsay was elected3598
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLCheryl Stagg2382

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Burin-Placentia West

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6839236839238609
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorMary HodderMary Hodder was elected4944
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLTerry Keating1895

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Cape St. Francis

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6457386457387860
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLJack ByrneJack Byrne was elected3299
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorJim Martin3158

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Carbonear-Harbour Grace

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6836236836239069
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLGeorge Faulkner2698
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorArt ReidArt Reid was elected3846
New Democratic PartyLinda Soper292

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Cartwright-L'anse au Clair

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
29404294043396
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLBerkley Bursey42
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorDanny Dumaresque1233
Yvonne JonesYvonne Jones was elected1665

Election Result Notes

Note : In 1996, Cartwright-L'anse au Clair: According to the records, Yvonne Jones has no party affiliation.

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Conception Bay East and Bell Island

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6011126011128170
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLDoug Cole2220
Kenneth Kavanagh566
New Democratic PartyDavid Sullivan316
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorJim WalshJim Walsh was elected2909

Election Result Notes

Note : In 1996, Conception Bay East and Bell Island: Kenneth Kavanagh has no party affiliation.

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Conception Bay South

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6042166042168023
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorBill Dawe2628
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLBob FrenchBob French was elected3051
New Democratic PartyHarvey Taylor363

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Exploits

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
54475544758269
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorRoger GrimesRoger Grimes was elected3262
New Democratic PartyPeter Langdon604
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLRod Stockley1581

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Ferryland

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
7071137071138302
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorTom Best2237
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLLoyola SullivanLoyola Sullivan was elected4834

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Fortune Bay-Cape la Hune

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
5414215414218142
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLKay Blake1368
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorOliver LangdonOliver Langdon was elected4046

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Gander

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6425266425268237
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLDan Crummell2840
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorSandra KellySandra Kelly was elected3585

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Grand Bank

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6657266657268695
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLHerb Edwards2521
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorJudy FooteJudy Foote was elected4136

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Grand Falls-Buchans

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
68498684988700
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLMike Mackey2321
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorAnna ThistleAnna Thistle was elected3441
New Democratic PartyGerard Tremblett1087

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Harbour Main-Whitbourne

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6476116476118434
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLEugene Conway2705
New Democratic PartyGus Flannigan239
Norm Sylvia125
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorDon WhelanDon Whelan was elected3407

Election Result Notes

Note : In 1996, Harbour Main-Whitbourne: According to the records, Norm Sylvia has no party affiliation.

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Humber East

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6841356841358514
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorBob MercerBob Mercer was elected3424
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLV Verge3417

Election Result Notes

Note : In 1996, Humber East: Judicial Recount.

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Humber Valley

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
5485235485237728
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLEvelyn Organ1376
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorRick WoodfordRick Woodford was elected4109

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Humber West

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
5707315707317916
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLPat Callahan1492
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorPaul DicksPaul Dicks was elected4215

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Kilbride

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6681116681118635
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLEd ByrneEd Byrne was elected3185
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorGerry Glavine3118
New Democratic PartyMary Snow378

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Labrador West

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
5597135597136803
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorPerry CanningPerry Canning was elected3457
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLAlec Snow2140

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Lake Melville

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
3607213607216009
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLDarlene Gear-White845
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorErnie McLeanErnie McLean was elected2762

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Lewisporte

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
5850285850288397
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLRex Freake2598
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorMelvin PenneyMelvin Penney was elected3252

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Mount Pearl

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
68888688888520
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorJulie BettneyJulie Bettney was elected3686
New Democratic PartySam Kelly275
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLH Windsor2927

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Placentia and St. Mary\'s

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
7008137008138101
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLFabian Manning3407
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorAnthony SparrowAnthony Sparrow was elected3601

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Port au Port

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
5905165905168334
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLScott Hurley1894
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorGerald SmithGerald Smith was elected4011

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Port de Grave

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6806166806168862
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorJohn EffordJohn Efford was elected4603
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLRobert Lundrigan2203

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
5483185483186886
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorJoan Cook1661
Jason Crummey120
New Democratic PartyJack HarrisJack Harris was elected2800
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLCy Mills902

Election Result Notes

Note : In 1996, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi: According to the records, Jason Crummey has no party affiliation.

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

St. Barbe

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
5218385218387720
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLCarolynLavers 1844
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorChuck FureyChuck Furey was elected3374

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

St. George's-Stephenville East

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
5683145683148630
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorKevin AylwardKevin Aylward was elected3505
Roy Spencer538
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLCec Stein1640

Election Result Notes

Note : In 1996, St. George's-Stephenville East: According to the records, Roy Spencer has no party affiliation.

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

St. John's Centre

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
5991355991358109
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorJoan AylwardJoan Aylward was elected2579
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLPaul Brown2254
New Democratic PartyWayne Lucas1158

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

St. John's East

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6125246125247747
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorHubert Kitchen2340
New Democratic PartySean Murray796
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLJohn OttenheimerJohn Ottenheimer was elected2989

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

St. John's North

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
49489494896703
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLIan Carter1649
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorLloyd MatthewsLloyd Matthews was elected2789
New Democratic PartyRaj Sharan510

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

St. John's South

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
5951275951278452
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Non-AffiliatedBill Maddigan155
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorTom Murphy2417
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLTom OsborneTom Osborne was elected2521
New Democratic PartySue Skipton858

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

St. John's West

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6451156451158642
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorRex GibbonsRex Gibbons was elected4152
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLBren Kelly1648
New Democratic PartyPat Lynch651

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Terra Nova

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6106166106168777
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLGlenn Greening2057
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorThomas LushThomas Lush was elected4049

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

The Straits and White Bay North

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
5239145239148210
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLConan Coates999
Dennis Coates1659
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorChris DeckerChris Decker was elected2581

Election Result Notes

Note : In 1996, The Straits and White Bay North: According to the records, Dennis Coates has no party affiliation.

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Topsail

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6415296415298143
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLDianne Whalen2905
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorRalph WisemanRalph Wiseman was elected3510

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Torngat Mountains

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
11313113131233
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorWally AndersenWally Andersen was elected795
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLBill Flowers336

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Trinity North

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
5909175909178982
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLSheila Kelly-Blackmore2125
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorDoug OldfordDoug Oldford was elected3784

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Trinity-Bay de Verde

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6672126672129136
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
New Democratic PartyBill Hiscock353
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorLloyd SnowLloyd Snow was elected3765
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLNellie Squires2554

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Twillingate and Fogo

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6085136085139040
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
New Democratic PartyWayne Greenham511
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorGerry ReidGerry Reid was elected3885
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLTerry Reid1689

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Virginia Waters

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6537126537128592
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
New Democratic PartyBob Buckingham550
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLBev LeMoine2348
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorWalter NoelWalter Noel was elected3639

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Waterford Valley

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
6302206302208557
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorBarrie Heywood2858
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLHarvey HodderHarvey Hodder was elected3444

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Windsor-Springdale

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
5988165988168962
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Newfoundland and LabradorGraham FlightGraham Flight was elected2857
Progressive Conservative Party of NFLAlvin Hewlett2841
New Democratic PartyJim Hobbs290

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1