Manitoba Liberal Party candidates, 1977 Manitoba provincial election

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The Manitoba Liberal Party field many candidates in the 1977 federal election. One of its candidates was elected: Lloyd Axworthy, later a federal cabinet minister. The party's leader, Charles Huband, was defeated in his constituency.

Some candidates have their own biography pages; information about others may be found on this page.

Norman Stapon (Kildonan)[edit]

Norman Stapon was a member of Winnipeg City Council from 1971 to 1977. He was first elected for Springfield Heights in 1971 as a candidate of the Independent Citizens' Election Committee, and was re-elected in 1974. He did not seek re-election in 1977. Stapon attempted to return to city council in 1989, but was defeated.

Electoral record
Election Division Party Votes  % Place Winner
1971 municipal election Council, Springfield Heights Independent Citizens' Election Committee 2,731 1/3 himself
1974 municipal election Council, Springfield Heights Independent Citizens' Election Committee 1,848 1/2 himself
1977 provincial election Kildonan Liberal 929 3/3 Peter Fox, New Democratic Party
1974 municipal election Council, Springfield Heights n/a 890 21.56 2/3 Shirley Timm-Rudolph

Don Marks (Point Douglas)[edit]

Don Marks received 769 votes (15.63%), finishing third against New Democrat Don Malinowski. He later became a noted writer, director and producer.