16th Alberta Legislature

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The members of the 16th Alberta Legislative Assembly were elected in the general election held on May 23, 1967.

On August 30, 1971, the 19th Alberta general election was held to elect the next legislature.

Party standings after the 16th General Election[edit]

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Standings changes in the 16th Assembly[edit]

Number of members
per party by date
1967 1968 1969 1971
May 23 May 27 Aug 20 Dec 11 Feb 10 Jun 30 Oct 28 Nov 23 Apr 15
     Social Credit 55 56 55
     Progressive Conservative 6 7 8 9 10
Liberal 3 2 1 0
     Independent 1 0
Total members 65 64 65 64 65 64 65
Vacant 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
Government Majority 45 46 47 46 45 46 45
Membership changes in the 16th Assembly
Date Member Name District Party Reason
     May 27, 1968 Michael Maccagno Lac La Biche Liberal Resigned to run in the 1968 federal election
     August 20, 1968 Damase Bouvier Lac La Biche Social Credit Elected in a by-election
     December 11, 1968 Ernest Manning Strathcona East Social Credit Resigned
     February 10, 1969 William Yurko Strathcona East Progressive Conservative Elected in a by-election
     June 30, 1969 William Switzer Edson Liberal Died
     October 28, 1969 Robert Dowling Edson Progressive Conservative Elected in a by-election
     November 23, 1969 Bill Dickie Calgary Glenmore Progressive Conservative Crossed the floor from Liberals to the Progressive Conservatives
     April 15, 1971 Clarence Copithorne Banff-Cochrane Progressive Conservative Joined the Progressive Conservative caucus

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