List of Ontario general elections

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Number of seats won by major parties at each election

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 107 seats. Starting from the 2003 election, Ontario elections are held every 4 years in October.

Results by general election[edit]

Results by General Election
Year/Incoming Premier Labour Liberal [A] NDP [B] Progressive Conservative [C] United Farmers [D] Independent Other Total seats
2014 Kathleen Wynne.JPG Kathleen Wynne 58 21 28 107
2011 Dalton McGuinty Crop 2.jpg Dalton McGuinty 53 17 37 107
2007 71 10 26 107
2003 72 7 24 103
1999 Mike Harris 2014.jpg Mike Harris 35 9 59 103
1995 30 17 82 1 130
1990 Bob Rae.jpg Bob Rae 36 74 20 130
1987 David Peterson (2005).jpg David Peterson 95 19 16 130
1985 48[E] 25 52 125
1981 Bill Davis Toronto 1984.jpg Bill Davis 34 21 70 125
1977 34 33 58 125
1975 36 38 51 125
1971 20 19 78 117
1967 John Robarts, Premier of Ontario.jpg John Robarts 28 20 69 117
1963 24 7 77 108
1959 Leslie Frost Premier of Ontario.jpg Leslie Frost 22 5 71 98
1955 11 3 84 98
1951 8 2 79 1 Labor-Progressive 90
1948 GeorgeDrew.jpg George A. Drew 14 21 53 2 Labor-Progressive 90
1945 14 8 66 2 Labor-Progressive 90
1943 16 34 38 2 Labor-Progressive 90
1937 Mitch Hepburn.jpg Mitchell Hepburn 66 23 1 90
1934 1 69 1 17 1 1 90
1929 Howard Ferguson.jpg Howard Ferguson 1 14 92 1 4 Progressive 112
1926 1 23 74 3 11 Progressive 112
1923 4 14 75 17 1 111
1919 Ernest Drury.jpg Ernest Drury 11 29 25 45 1 Soldier 111
1914 James Whitney.jpg Sir James Whitney 1 26 84 111
1911 1 22 83 106
1908 1 19 86 106
1905 29 69 98
1902 George William Ross.jpg Sir George William Ross 50 48 98
1898 Arthur Sturgis Hardy.jpg Arthur Hardy 51 43 94
1894 Oliver Mowat.jpg Sir Oliver Mowat 58 30 1 5 Patrons of Industry (3); P.P.A. (2) 94
1890 55 36 91
1886 57 32 1 90
1883 50 37 1 88
1879 57 31 88
1875 51 37 88
1871 Edward Blake.jpg Edward Blake 43 37 1 Conservative-Liberal 82
1867 John S Macdonald-crop.jpg John Sandfield Macdonald 41 41
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.

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