1869 Newfoundland general election
The 11th Newfoundland general election was held in 1869 to elect members of the 10th General Assembly of Newfoundland in the Dominion of Newfoundland. 21 Anti-Confederates (A-C) were elected against 9 Confederates (Con), ending for a moment the debate over joining the Dominion of Canada.
Results by party
|Party||Leader||1865||Seats won||% change||Popular vote||(%)|
|Anti-Confederation||Charles Fox Bennett||8||21||+162.5%|
|Conservative (pro-Confederation)||Frederick Carter||22||9||-59.1%|
- Bonavista Bay
- Trinity Bay
- Bay de Verde
- John Rorke (Con)
- Harbour Grace
- Brigus-Port de Grave
- James B. Woods (A-C)
- St. John's East
- St. John's West
- Harbour Main
- Placentia-St. Mary's
- Fortune Bay
- Thomas R. Bennett (A-C) (Speaker of the Assembly)
- Prescott Emerson (Con)
- As Liberals
- Smallwood, Joseph R (1981). Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador. v. 1. ISBN 0-920508-14-6.
- Senior, Elinor (1972). "Robert Alsop". Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online. Retrieved 2009-10-19.
- Smallwood, Joseph R (1981). Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador. v. 1. ISBN 0-920508-14-6. Renouf was elected in Saint John's West and Placentia & St. Mary's, choosing to sit for the latter district.