Newfoundland general election, 1859

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The 8th Newfoundland general election was held in 1859 to elect members of the 7th General Assembly of Newfoundland in the Dominion of Newfoundland. 18 Liberals and 12 Conservatives were elected. The Liberal Party led by John Kent formed the government.

Results by party[edit]

  Party Leader 1855 Seats won % change Popular vote (%)
     Liberal John Kent 18
     Conservative Hugh Hoyles 12
Totals 30 30

Elected members[edit]


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