Social Credit-National Unity

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Social Credit-National Unity was the label used by Harry Watson Arnold when he ran in the 1940 federal election in Canada. Arnold ran in the riding of Saskatoon City. Arnold had been a Social Credit Party of Canada candidate in the 1935 election.

While, in 1940, most Social Credit candidates ran under the name New Democracy, Watson used the "Social Credit-National Unity" label and had no National Government (i.e. Conservative) opponent.

It is unclear if Arnold had any connection links with Robert Rae Manville who ran in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan as a National Unity candidate and was endorsed or supportive of the National Government party (which was what the Conservative Party was calling itself that election). It is also unclear whether the Social Credit Party considered Arnold an official candidate.

Arnold won 241 votes, about 1.1% of the total, substantially down from the 3,300 votes Arnold won in 1935. The riding was won by Reverend Walter George Brown of the United Reform Movement.

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