Nova Scotia general election, 1993

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Nova Scotia general election, 1993
Nova Scotia
1988 ←
members
May 25, 1993 → 1998
members

52 seats of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly
27 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
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Leader John Savage Donald William Cameron Alexa McDonough
Party Liberal Progressive Conservative New Democratic
Leader's seat Dartmouth South Pictou East Halifax Fairview
Last election 21 28 2
Seats won 40 9 3
Seat change +19 -19 +1
Popular vote 243,298 152,383 85,946
Percentage 49.70% 31.1% 17.70%
Swing +10.10% -12.3% +1.90%

Premier before election

John Buchanan
Progressive Conservative

Elected Premier

John Savage
Liberal

The 33rd Nova Scotia general election was held on May 25, 1993 to elect members of the 56th House of Assembly of the Province of Nova Scotia, Canada. The Liberals under John Savage won a landslide victory over the unpopular Progressive Conservatives under Premier Donald Cameron, while Alexa McDonough's NDP remained a distant third, winning three seats.

Results[edit]

Results by party[edit]

Party Party leader # of
candidates
Seats Popular vote
1988 Dissolution Elected % Change # % Change
     Liberal John Savage 52 21 21 40 +90.5% 243,298 49.7% +10.1%
     Progressive Conservative Donald Cameron 52 28 24 9 -62.5% 152,383 31.1% -12.3%
     New Democratic Alexa McDonough 52 2 3 3 - 85,946 17.7% +1.9%
     Natural Law   12 - - - - 1,647 0.3% -
     Independents 12 1 2 - - 5,758 1.2% -
  Vacant 2  
Total 180 52 52 52   483,227 -  

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