23rd Parliament of British Columbia
The 23rd Legislative Assembly of British Columbia sat from February 1953 to March 1953. The members were elected in the British Columbia general election held in June 1952. The Social Credit Party led by W. A. C. Bennett formed the government. The Co-operative Commonwealth Federation led by Harold Winch formed the official opposition.
The government was defeated on Bill 79, known as the "Ralston formula", on March 24.
Members of the 23rd General Assembly
The following members were elected to the assembly in 1952:
|Co-operative Commonwealth Federation||18|
| Government Minority
By-elections were held to replace members for various reasons:
|Electoral district||Member elected||Party||Election date||Reason|
|Columbia||Robert William Bonner||Social Credit||November 24, 1952||R.O. Newton resigned to provide seat for R.W. Bonner|
|Similkameen||Einar Maynard Gunderson||Social Credit||November 24, 1952||H.D. Francis resigned to provide seat for E.M. Gunderson|
- Lillooet (dec. Ernest Crawford Carson October 21, 1952)
- Vancouver-Point Grey (dec. Albert Reginald MacDougall January 20, 1953) 
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