The 1948 Alberta Election was held on August 17th, 1948.
Alberta Social Credit Party won the most seats in the election
August 17th, 1948
Number of Electoral Districts
Invalid votes : Invalid Ballots = Ballots Cast - Total Votes for Candidates
Invalid Ballots = Invalid Votes
References : Carlo Caldarola (ed) 1979. Society and Politics in Alberta: Research Papers, Methuen: Toronto. See Part Five, Appendices
References : Harold Jansen 2004. "The Political Consequences of the Alternative Vote: Lessons from Western Canada" Canadian Journal of Political Science, 37:3, 647-669.
Electoral system : Five MLAs elected in a single constituency in each of Edmonton and Calgary using proportional representation single transferable vote (PRSTV - Hare). One MLA elected in each of the other constituencies using the preferential or alternative vote (AV).
Turnout : Calculated in official report and here as Total Votes Cast/Eligible Electors.
Electoral system : For alternative vote constituencies, electors ranked the candidates in order of preference, and votes were transferred if no candidates received a majority of first preferences until one had more than 50% of the vote.
Sources : Figures drawn from A REPORT ON ALBERTA ELECTIONS, 1905 - 1982, compiled by Kenneth A. Wark, Chief Electoral Officer, Alberta 1983. Does not note a publisher, but has the Alberta Coat of Arms, so presumably the Government of Alberta Printer, 1983.