List of Ontario general elections

This article provides a summary of results for the general elections to the Canadian province of Ontario's unicameral legislative body, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. The number of seats has varied over time, from 82 for the first election in 1867, to a high of 130 for 1987, 1990 and 1995 elections. There are currently 124 seats. As of December 2016, Ontario elections are held every 4 years on the first Thursday in June.[1]

Results by general election

Results by General Election
Year/Incoming Premier Labour Liberal [A] NDP [B] Progressive Conservative [C] United Farmers [D] Independent Other Total seats
2018Doug Ford740761Green124
2014Kathleen Wynne582128107
2011Dalton McGuinty531737107
2007711026107
200372724103
1999Mike Harris35959103
19953017821130
1990Bob Rae367420130
1987David Peterson951916130
198548[E]2552[lower-alpha 1]125
1981Bill Davis342170125
1977343358125
1975363851125
1971201978117
1967John Robarts282069117
196324777108
1959Leslie Frost2257198
19551138498
195182791Labor-Progressive90
1948George A. Drew1421532Labor-Progressive90
1945148662Labor-Progressive90
19431634382Labor-Progressive90
1937Mitchell Hepburn6623190
19341691171190
1929Howard Ferguson1149214Progressive112
192612374311Progressive112
192341475171111
1919Ernest Drury112925451Soldier111
1914Sir James Whitney12684111
191112283106
190811986106
1905296998
1902Sir George William Ross504898
1898Arthur Hardy514394
1894Sir Oliver Mowat583015Patrons of Industry (3); P.P.A. (2)94
1890553691
18865732190
18835037188
1879573188
1875513788
1871Edward Blake43371Conservative-Liberal82
1867John Sandfield Macdonald4141
Notes
A Includes all results for Liberal-P.P.A., Liberal-Patron, Liberal-Equal Rights, Liberal-Temperance, Liberal-United Farmers and Liberal Independent.
B Includes all results for Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (Ontario Section) (CCF) prior to 1961.
C Includes all results for Progressive Conservatives (from 1943), Conservative–Equal Rights, Conservative-Patron, Conservative–P.P.A., Liberal-Conservative and Conservative Independent.
D Includes all results for Labour-United Farmers.
E Although they had fewer seats than the Conservatives, the Liberals formed a minority government with the support of the NDP.

See also

References

  • "Composition Of Legislature Following Ontario General Elections (1867 - 1902)". Elections Ontario. Government of Ontario. Archived from the original on 2010-12-10. Retrieved 2006-12-21.
  • "Composition Of Legislature Following Ontario General Elections (1905 - 1937)". Elections Ontario. Archived from the original on 2007-06-18. Retrieved 2006-12-21.
  • "Composition Of Legislature Following Ontario General Elections (1943 - 1975)". Elections Ontario. Archived from the original on 2007-06-18. Retrieved 2006-12-21.
  • "Composition Of Legislature Following Ontario General Elections (1977 - 2003)". Elections Ontario. Archived from the original on 2007-06-18. Retrieved 2006-12-21.
  1. Despite winning the election, they were defeated in the legislature by the Liberal Party and their support from the NDP.
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