Newfoundland general election, 1979

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The 39th Newfoundland general election was held on June 18, 1979 to elect members of the 38th General Assembly of Newfoundland, the tenth general election for the province of Newfoundland, Canada. It was won by the Progressive Conservative party.

Results[edit]

  Party Leader 1975 Seats won % change Popular vote (%)
Progressive Conservative Brian Peckford 30 33 +10% 119,151 50.4%
Liberal Donald Jamieson 16 19 +19% 95,943 40.6%
     New Democratic John Green 0 0 0% 18,507 7.8%
     Other 5 0 0% 2,786 1.2%
Totals 51 52 - 237,135 100%

Members elected[edit]

For complete electoral history, see individual districts

38th General Assembly of Newfoundland
  District Member Party
  Baie Verte-White Bay Thomas Gerald Rideout Liberal
  Bay of Islands Luke Woodrow Progressive Conservative
  Bellevue Donald C. Jamieson Liberal
  Bonavista North Len Stirling Liberal
  Bonavista South James C. Morgan Progressive Conservative
  Burgeo-Bay d'Espoir Roger Simmons Liberal
  Burin-Placentia West Don Hollett Liberal
  Carbonear Rod Moores Liberal
  Conception Bay South John Butt Progressive Conservative
  Eagle River Eugene Hiscock Liberal
  Exploits Hugh M. Twomey Progressive Conservative
  Ferryland Charlie Power Progressive Conservative
  Fogo Beaton Tulk Liberal
  Fortune-Hermitage Don Stewart Progressive Conservative
  Gander Hazel R. Newhook Progressive Conservative
  Grand Bank Leslie Thoms Liberal
  Grand Falls Leonard Simms Progressive Conservative
  Green Bay Brian Peckford Progressive Conservative
  Harbour Grace Haig Young Progressive Conservative
  Harbour Main-Bell Island Norman E. Doyle Progressive Conservative
  Humber East Lynn Verge Progressive Conservative
  Humber Valley Wallace House Progressive Conservative
  Humber West Raymond Baird Progressive Conservative
  Kilbride Robert J. Aylward Progressive Conservative
  LaPoile Steve Neary Liberal
  Lewisporte Freeman White Liberal
  Menihek Peter J. Walsh Progressive Conservative
  Mount Pearl H. Neil Windsor Progressive Conservative
  Mount Scio Leo Barry Progressive Conservative
  Naskaupi Joseph Goudie Progressive Conservative
  Placentia William G. Patterson Progressive Conservative
  Pleasantville Jerome Dinn Progressive Conservative
  Port au Port James Hodder Liberal
  Port de Grave Randy W. Collins Progressive Conservative
  St. Barbe Trevor Bennett Liberal
  St. George's Ronald Gilbert Dawe Progressive Conservative
  St. John's Centre Patrick J. McNicholas Progressive Conservative
  St. John's East William W. Marshall Progressive Conservative
  St. John's East Extern Thomas V. Hickey Progressive Conservative
  St. John's North John A. Carter Progressive Conservative
  St. John's South John Collins Progressive Conservative
  St. John's West Harold Barrett Progressive Conservative
  St. Mary's-The Capes Walter C. Carter Progressive Conservative
  Stephenville Fred Stagg Progressive Conservative
  Strait of Belle Isle Edward Roberts Liberal
  Terra Nova Thomas Lush Liberal
  Torngat Mountains Garfield Warren Liberal
  Trinity-Bay de Verde Fred B. Rowe Liberal
  Trinity North Charlie Brett Progressive Conservative
  Twillingate William N. Rowe Liberal
  Waterford-Kenmount Gerry Ottenheimer Progressive Conservative
  Windsor-Buchans Graham Flight Liberal

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