1966 Prince Edward Island Election

Overview

The 1966 Prince Edward Island Election was held on May 30th, 1966.

Result

Liberal Party of Prince Edward Island won the most seats in the election

Held on

May 30th, 1966

Number of Electoral Districts

16

Fixed Date

No

Election Notes

Franchise : Fifteen members of the Assembly elected by male property owners as Councillors, and the other one-half by all male residents over the age of 21 as Assemblymen. Elected to 15 dual-member ridings, five in each county.

Sources : Prince Edward Island Historical Review of Provincial Election Results: 1900 to 26 February 2001. Elections Prince Edward Island.

Muddling Through: the Prince Edward Island Legislative Assembly
A paper prepared for the Canadian Study of Parliament Group
by Wayne MacKinnon. http://www.studyparliament.ca/English/pdf/PEI-MacKinnon.pdf

Report of the Chief Electoral Office of Prince Edward Island for the Provincial Election of 30 May 1966 and the deferred election of 11 July 1966. Elections Prince Edward Island, Source: Guardian Newspaper Provincial Archives.

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Result

Total ElectorsValid BallotsValid VotesInvalid VotesTurnout Rate
56,86193,14193,1414,225163.80%
PartyCandidatesSeats Won% of Seats Won% of Vote
Liberal Party of Prince Edward Island321753.13%50.52%
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward Island321546.88%49.48%

Legislature Composition

Seats Won by Political Parties

Vote Share by Political Parties

Seats Share by Political Parties

Kings County 1st District

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
4493874493872411
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandPeter Macaulay1021
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandDaniel MacDonaldDaniel MacDonald was elected1228
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandKeith MacKenzie1043
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandBruce StewartBruce Stewart was elected1201

Election Result Notes

Note : Councillor = Daniel Joseph MacDonald
Assemblyman = Bruce Lowell Stewart

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula DMP
District Magnitude 2

Kings County 2nd District

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
307910330791031700
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandDon Anderson688
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandJames DingwellJames Dingwell was elected851
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandLeo RossiterLeo Rossiter was elected889
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandFrank Sigsworth651

Election Result Notes

Note : Assemblyman = James Walter Dingwell
Councillor = Leo Francis Rossiter

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula DMP
District Magnitude 2

Kings County 3rd District

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
315911731591171810
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandThomas CurranThomas Curran was elected888
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandDouglas MacDonald696
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandPreston MacLurePreston MacLure was elected912
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandLouis Roper663

Election Result Notes

Note : Councillor = Preston D MacLure
Assemblyman = Thomas Ambrose Curran

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula DMP
District Magnitude 2

Kings County 4th District

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
3814813814812261
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandMark BonnellMark Bonnell was elected1195
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandWilliam ClarkWilliam Clark was elected1093
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandRobert Dorgan709
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandWillard MacLean817

Election Result Notes

Note : Councillor = William Keir Clark
Assemblyman = Mark Lorne Bonnell

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula DMP
District Magnitude 2

Kings County 5th District

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
2758752758751551
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandGeorge FergusonGeorge Ferguson was elected693
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandArthur MacDonald688
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandHarry McConnell688
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandJoseph SinnottJoseph Sinnott was elected689

Election Result Notes

Note : Councillor = George Johnston Ferguson
Assemblyman = Joseph Cyril Sinnott

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula DMP
District Magnitude 2

Prince County 1st District

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
770926377092634678
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandProsper ArsenaultProsper Arsenault was elected2016
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandRobert CampbellRobert Campbell was elected2171
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandBurton Rix1690
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandGerald Rooney1832

Election Result Notes

Note : Councillor = Robert Erskine Campbell
Assemblyman = Prosper Arsenault

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula DMP
District Magnitude 2

Prince County 2nd District

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
412514841251482453
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandThomas Adams961
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandLloyd DewarLloyd Dewar was elected1163
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandRobert GrindlayRobert Grindlay was elected1111
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandNeil MacLeod890

Election Result Notes

Note : Councillor = Robert Arthur Grindlay
Assemblyman = Lloyd George Dewar

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula DMP
District Magnitude 2

Prince County 3rd District

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
482115648211562809
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandLeonce Arsenault982
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandWilliam Burns1034
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandKeith HarringtonKeith Harrington was elected1372
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandHenry WedgeHenry Wedge was elected1433

Election Result Notes

Note : Councillor = Keith Harrington
Assemblyman = Henry Walter Wedge

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula DMP
District Magnitude 2

Prince County 4th District

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
905350090535006121
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandFrank JardineFrank Jardine was elected2515
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandEric Jessome2006
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandRonald MacDonald2234
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandGordon ThompsonGordon Thompson was elected2298

Election Result Notes

Note : Councillor = Frank Jardine
Assemblyman = Gordon Max Thompson

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula DMP
District Magnitude 2

Prince County 5th District

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
808754780875474789
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandAlexander CampbellAlexander Campbell was elected2167
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandThomas HickeyThomas Hickey was elected2118
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandArnold MacLennan1884
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandHubert McNeill1918

Election Result Notes

Note : Councillor = Alexander Bradshaw Campbell
Assemblyman = Thomas Earle Hickey

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula DMP
District Magnitude 2

Queens County 1st District

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
499111449911142865
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandElla Canfield1184
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandLorne Moase1209
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandFrank MyersFrank Myers was elected1306
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandWalter ShawWalter Shaw was elected1292

Election Result Notes

Note : Councillor = Walter Russell Shaw
Assemblyman = Frank Sheldon Myers

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula DMP
District Magnitude 2

Queens County 2nd District

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
638330663833063748
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandJohn CutcliffeJohn Cutcliffe was elected1718
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandRobert MacPhailRobert MacPhail was elected1588
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandJohn Matheson1492
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandHorace Willis1585

Election Result Notes

Note : Councillor = Robert MacPhail
Assemblyman = John Sinclair Cutcliffe

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula DMP
District Magnitude 2

Queens County 3rd District

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
615324461532443594
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandEugene Cullen1460
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandJ DriscollJ Driscoll was elected1614
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandAndrew MacRae1518
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandCecil MillerCecil Miller was elected1561

Election Result Notes

Note : Councillor = J Russell Driscoll
Assemblyman = Cecil Allen Miller

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula DMP
District Magnitude 2

Queens County 4th District

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
404812240481222341
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandBennett Carr991
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandDaniel Compton1001
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandJ RossJ Ross was elected1026
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandHarold SmithHarold Smith was elected1030

Election Result Notes

Note : Councillor = Harold Percy Smith
Assemblyman = J Stewart Ross

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula DMP
District Magnitude 2

Queens County 5th District

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
11094873110948737591
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandGordon BennettGordon Bennett was elected3115
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandJ BlanchardJ Blanchard was elected2925
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandJ Davis2422
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandA Gaudet2632

Election Result Notes

Note : Councillor = J Elmer Blanchard
Assemblyman = George Bennett

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula DMP
District Magnitude 2

Queens County 6th District

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
937448993744896139
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandEddy Brown2132
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandMichael FarmerMichael Farmer was elected2549
Liberal Party of Prince Edward IslandB MacDonald2163
Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward IslandJ StewartJ Stewart was elected2530

Election Result Notes

Note : Councillor = Michael Farmer
Assemblyman = J David Stewart

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data No
Electorial Formula DMP
District Magnitude 2