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

General Election
Women Candidates from NL
Women Elected from NL
Total Women Elected
Total Federal Seats
% Women MPs
1993
6
2
53
295
18%
1997
3
0
62
301
20.6%
2000
3
0
62
301
20.6%
2004
7
0
65
308
21.1%
2006
9
0
64
308
20.8%
2008
6
2
69
308
22.4%
2011
6
1
76
308
24.7%

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.

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