Women in Politics - Tables

Table 1. Women in Newfoundland and Labrador General Elections 1930-2011


General
Election
Women
Candidates
Women
Elected
% of MHAs Women
Cabinet Ministers
1930 1 1 2.5% 0
1932 1 0 0% 0
1946 1 0 0% 0
1949 1 0 0% 0
1951 1 0 0% 0
1956 0 0 0% 0
1959 0 0 0% 0
1962 0 0 0% 0
1966 1 0 0% 0
1971 1 0 0% 0
1972 0 0 0% 0
1975 5 1 2% 0
1979 13 2 3.8% 2
1982 9 3 5.8% 2
1985 19 1 2% 1
1989 14 3 5.8% 1
1993 31 2 3.8% 1
1996 21 7 15% 4
1999 28 8 16.7% 5
2003 29 10 20.8% 4
2007 36 10 20.8% 5
2011 35 8 16.7% 4

Sources:

Bittner, Amanda and Elizabeth Goodyear-Grant. "Women in Newfoundland and Labrador Politics." Paper presented at the Canadian Political Science Association Annual Meetings, Wilfred Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, May 16-18, 2011. Print.

Elections Newfoundland and Labrador. Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, n.d. Web. Mar. 2012.

Lang, Raylene A. "Making Waves: Women in Newfoundland Politics." MA thesis, Memorial University, 2005. Typescript.


Table 2. Newfoundland and Labrador Women in Federal Politics 1993-2011



Sources:

Heard, Andrew. "Women and Elections." Elections. Simon Fraser University. 2011. Web. 8 Mar. 2012.

---. "Women Candidates Canadian Federal Elections, 1921-2011." Elections. Simon Fraser University. 2011. Web. 8 Mar. 2012.

Lang, Raylene A. "Making Waves: Women in Newfoundland Politics." MA thesis, Memorial University, 2005. Typescript.