British Columbia Conservative Party pre 1945
Seats Contested vs. Seats Won
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Conservative candidates ran under this party name until the 1941 election, except in 1933 when hen the party chose to field no candidates, despite being in government. Local association were free to choose candidates who ran as Independents or Independent Conservatives.
Candidates for the Liberal and Conservative parties of BC shared the 'Coalition' label in the 1945 and 1949 provincial elections.
After the coalition dissolved, the party reformed as the British Columbia Progressive Conservative Party (reflecting the name change of the national Conservative party in 1942), contesting elections from 1951 to 1986. It reverted back to the British Columbia Conservative Party for the 1991 election.
Party Founding : Founded in 1900 but contested its first election in 1903. It was preceded by Conservative-BC in the 1900 election.