Manitoba general election, 1995

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Manitoba general election, 1995
Manitoba
← 1990 April 25, 1995 1999 →

57 seats of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba
29 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  PC Gary Doer 2014.jpg LIB
Leader Gary Filmon Gary Doer Paul Edwards
Party Progressive Conservative New Democratic Liberal
Leader since December 10, 1983 March 30, 1988 June 5, 1993
Leader's seat Tuxedo Concordia St. James (lost re-election)
Last election 30 20 7
Seats won 31 23 3
Seat change Increase1 Increase3 Decrease4
Popular vote 216,246 165,489 119,677
Percentage 42.87% 32.81% 23.72%
Swing Increase0.88% Increase4.01% Decrease4.42%

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Map of Election Results

Premier before election

Gary Filmon
Progressive Conservative

Premier-designate

Gary Filmon
Progressive Conservative

The Manitoba general election of April 25, 1995 was held to elect Members of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Manitoba, Canada. It was won by the Progressive Conservative Party, which won 31 seats out of 57. The New Democratic Party formed the official opposition with 23 seats; the Liberal Party won 3.

Results[edit]

Party Party Leader # of
candidates
Seats Popular Vote
Before1 Elected % Change # % % Change
  Progressive Conservative Gary Filmon 57 29 31 +6.9% 216,246 42.87 +0.88
  New Democratic Gary Doer 57 20 23 +15.0% 165,489 32.81 +4.01
  Liberal Paul Edwards 57 6 3 -50.0% 119 677 23.72 -4.42
Libertarian Dennis Rice 6 - - - 634 0.13 0.00
  Independents 11 - - - 2,396 0.47 0.00
  First Peoples Party Jerry Fontaine [3]   -   [908]    
  Independent Native Voice Nelson Contois [3]   -   [518]    
  Vacant 2 n.a.
Total 188 57 57 - 504 442 100%  

1 "Before" refers to standings in the Legislature at dissolution, and not to the results of the previous election. These numbers therefore reflect changes in party standings as a result of by-elections and members crossing the floor.

Riding results[edit]

Electoral District Candidates   Incumbent
  PC   NDP   Liberal Other
Arthur-Virden Jim Downey
5,015
Ray Cantelo
1,519
Murray Lee
1,258
Jim Downey
Assiniboia Linda McIntosh
4,315
Jo-Anne Swayze
1,648
Allen Green
2,185
Linda McIntosh
Brandon East Greg Dinsdale
2,608
Len Evans
4,395
Elizabeth Roberts
1,169
Len Evans
Brandon West James McCrae
4,471
Derry Decter
2,790
Mark Barber
1,789
James McCrae
Broadway Ba Van Nguyen
1,529
Conrad Santos
3,126
Fred De Villa
1,613
Una Truscott (FPP)
262
Conrad Santos
Burrows Bill McGee
1,266
Doug Martindale
4,748
Naty Yankech
1,024
Doug Martindale
Charleswood Jim Ernst
5,737
Dale Walker
1,197
Gail Watson
2,958
Jim Ernst
Concordia Paul Murphy
1,845
Gary Doer
4,827
Bret Dobbin
816
Guy Beaudry (Lbt)
104
Gary Doer
Crescentwood Debbie Vivian
3,455
Tim Sale
3,733
Avis Gray
3,170
Avis Gray
Dauphin Gord Ryz
3,880
Stan Struthers
4,673
Ranjit Sarin
996
Carey Contois (INV)
111
John Plohman
Elmwood Clayton McMurren
2,552
Jim Maloway
4264
John Petryshyn
1,227
Jim Maloway
Emerson Jack Penner
4,965
Georgine Spooner
945
Lorne Hamblin
1,983
Jack Penner
Flin Flon Scott Merrell
2,017
Gerard Jennissen
2,732
Florence Allen
500
vacant
Fort Garry Rosemary Vodrey
5,959
Brock Holowachuk
1,857
Jim Woodman
4,434
Alexander Pressey (Lbt)
91
Rosemary Vodrey
Gimli Ed Helwer
5,591
Fran Frederickson
3,746
Don Forfar
1,702
Ed Helwer
Gladstone Denis Rocan
4,629
Joyce Penner
1,347
Eric Ezikot
1,454
Denis Rocan
Inkster Scott Fielding
1,384
Poy Gomez
2,649
Kevin Lamoureux
4,394
Scott Kowall (Ind)
223
Kevin Lamoureux
Interlake Ed Trachuk
2,562
Clif Evans
3,791
Duncan Geisler
766
Darryl Sutherland (INV)
289
Clif Evans
Kildonan Robert Praznik
3,324
Dave Chomiak
5,812
Joe Gallagher
2,041
Dave Chomiak
Kirkfield Park Eric Stefanson
5,949
Darryl Livingstone
1,325
Vic Wieler
2,616
Eric Stefanson
Lac du Bonnet Darren Praznik
5,986
Marguerite Ogilvie
3,463
Bill Flett
1,039
Darren Praznik
Lakeside Harry Enns
4,376
Eduard Hiebert
1,802
Dorothy Hudson
1,373
Gary Bergen (Lbt)
110
Harry Enns

La Verendrye

Ben Sveinson
4,581
Ronald Fiola
2,452
Marinus Van Osch
2,507
Ben Sveinson
Minnedosa Harold Gilleshammer
4,498
J. D. Anderson
2,041
Elaine Shuttleworth
1,702
Harold Gilleshammer
Morris Frank Pitura
5,662
Glen Hallick
1,158
Bill Roth
2,329
Dennis Rice (Lbt)
135
Clayton Manness
Niakwa Jack Reimer
5,908
Leslie Fingler
1,961
Evelyne Reese
3,748
Jack Reimer
Osborne Shelley Mitchell
2,766
Diane McGifford
3,969
Norma McCormick
2,978
Norma McCormick
Pembina Peter Dyck
5,092
Sean Espey
452
Walter Hoeppner
2,632
Donald Orchard
Point Douglas Claire Riddle
578
George Hickes
3,095
Linda Cantiveros
1,132
Lyle Morrisseau (FPP)
105
George Hickes
Portage la Prairie Brian Pallister
3,977
Connie Gretsinger
1,519
Bob Turner
2,117
Ralph Jackson (Ind)
130
Brian Pallister
Radisson Jennifer Clark
2,107
Marianne Cerilli
4,891
Art Miki
2,401
Marianne Cerilli
Riel David Newman
3,561
Bob Herzog
2,653
Gord Steeves
3,120
Gerry Ducharme
River East Bonnie Mitchelson
4,938
Karen Botting
3,176
Chris Walby
2,347
Bonnie Mitchelson
River Heights Mike Radcliffe
5,429
Graham Dowdell
1,352
Anita Neville
4,435
Clancy Smith (Lbt)
98
vacant
Roblin-Russell Len Derkach
4,672
Fred Embryk
2,688
Neil Stewart
1,239
Len Derkach
Rossmere Vic Toews
4,318
Harry Schellenberg
4,201
Cecilia Connelly
875
Harry Schellenberg
Rupertsland Eric Kennedy
619
Eric Robinson
2,249
Harry Wood
1,018
Jerry Fontaine (FPP)
541
Eric Robinson
St. Boniface Kim Sigurdson
1,686
Rachel Massicotte
2,829
Neil Gaudry
4,021
Ivan Lecuyer
306
Neil Gaudry
St. James Cliff Allbutt
2,601
MaryAnn Mihychuk
3,019
Paul Edwards
2,853
Paul Edwards
St. Johns Marni Larkin
1,587
Gord Mackintosh
4,513
Bron Gorski
1,610
Gord Mackintosh
St. Norbert Marcel Laurendeau
4,699
Pat Peters
1,833
Val Thompson
4,172
Marcel Laurendeau
St. Vital Shirley Render
4,021
Sig Laser
3,357
Tim Ryan
2,319
Shirley Render
Ste. Rose Glen Cummings
3,762
John Morrisseau
2,341
David Martin
1,133
Glen Cummings
Seine River Louise Dacquay
6,462
Wilson Ho
2,163
Bobbi Éthier
4,376
Louise Dacquay
Selkirk Brian Ketcheson
3,839
Greg Dewar
4,758
Elmer Keryluk
2,273
Greg Dewar
Springfield Glen Findlay
6,355
Steve Pochuk
4,275
Bob Singh
1,461
Francis Trueman (Lbt)
96
Glen Findlay
Steinbach Albert Driedger
5,975
Peter Hiebert
787
Cornelius Goertzen
1,206
Albert Driedger
Sturgeon Creek Gerry McAlpine
4747
Tamsin Collings
1,688
Bob Douglas
3,051
Richard McIntyre (Ind)
180
Gerry McAlpine
Swan River Fred Betcher
3,985
Rosann Wowchuk
4,021
David Gray
559
Nelson Contois (INV)
118
Rosann Wowchuk
The Maples Fred Arrojado
1,960
Inderjit Claire
2,634
Gary Kowalski
4,254
Gary Kowalski
The Pas Alfred McDonald
2,501
Oscar Lathlin
3,616
Clem Jones
877
Oscar Lathlin
Thompson Chuck Shabe
1,320
Steve Ashton
3,619
Tim Johnston
926
Steve Ashton
Transcona Richard Bueckert
2,372
Daryl Reid
5,163
Ingrid Pokrant
1,216
Jack Lang (Ind)
131
Daryl Reid
Turtle Mountain Merv Tweed
4,781
Robert Smith
1,334
Doug Collins
1,735
Bob Rose
Tuxedo Gary Filmon
8,691
Martha Owen
1,457
Rick Rosenberg
2,975
Gary Filmon
Wellington Steve Place
1,226
Becky Barrett
3,788
O. T. Anderson
1,996
Becky Barrett
Wolseley David Kovnats
1,555
Jean Friesen
4,048
Marilyn MacKinnon
1,577
Jean Friesen

Post-election changes[edit]

Electoral District Candidates   Incumbent
  PC   NDP   Liberal Other
Portage la Prairie
September 30, 1997
David Faurschou
2,422
Connie Gretsinger
1,340
Dave Quinn
1,657
Warren Goodwin (Ind)
1,025
Ralph Jackson (Ind)
49
Brian Pallister
Charleswood
April 28, 1998
Myrna Driedger
2,767
Barrie Farrow
961
Alan McKenzie
1,524
Jim Ernst

Gary Kowalski left the Liberal caucus on June 5, 1997, and Kevin Lamoureux followed suit on October 1, 1997. Both rejoined the party caucus in 1998.

Neil Gaudry died on February 18, 1999.

See also[edit]