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The 1908 Tie Election
The election of 1908 resulted in the two parties winning the same number of seats, and produced Newfoundland and Labrador's most famous constitutional crisis
Timeline: Changing Government 1971-72: Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage
Timeline of Newfoundland government change during 1971 and 1972
Statistics : The Confederation Debate
Denominational Percentages (Percentage of Roman Catholic and Protestant politicians) during the Confederation Debate.
The Confederation Election of 1869
Premier Frederic Carter called a general election in 1869, in which the central issue was whether or not Newfoundland should join Canada.
Election List, 1855-1934: Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage
Government and Politics election list, 1855-1934--Government--Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web
The Election Riots of 1861
The election riots of 1861 were confusing and violent riots that were caused by people trying to prevent one another from voting.
Newfoundland Election Speeches, 1869
Extracts from a Speech by C.F. Bennett at Placentia. Colonial Office Records, series 194, Vol. 178 (CO 194/178) Public Record Office, London
Electoral Districts for Second Referendum, 1948 : The Confederation Debate
A printable map of the electoral districts for second referendum, 1948.
Electoral Districts and the Vote
Citizens on the island of Newfoundland won the right to vote and run for political office in 1832, when Britain granted the colony representative government.
The Fishermen's Protective Union and Politics
The political arm of the Fishermen's Protective Union was Newfoundland and Labrador's first class-based political party.
The Grimes Government, 2001-2003
The Grimes government was a difficult period for the provincial Liberals, marked by internal strife, declining popularity, and strong PC opposition.
History of the Vote
Today, Canadian citizens aged 18 and older have the right to vote in federal, provincial, and municipal elections. This is known as universal suffrage.
The Newfoundland National Convention, 1946-1948
The National Convention's task was to discuss the Newfoundland and Labrador economy and recommend future actions to British Government.
The 1948 Referendums
About the 1948 referendums, the choice between the Responsible Government League and the Economic Union Party, and the ultimate results of the vote.
Religion and Politics, 1832-1855
Religion played an influential role in Newfoundland politics during the period of representative government.
Liberals, Conservatives, and Sectarianism
A look at Newfoundland and Labrador politics from 1832-1855.
Shift Towards Responsible Government
A look at the shift in Newfoundland politics towards responsible government during the second half of the 19th century.
Women in Politics - Tables: Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage
Tables about the women candidates in Newfoundland and Labrador general and federal elections from 1930-2011
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