1969 British Columbia general election
The 1969 British Columbia general election was the 29th general election in the Province of British Columbia, Canada. It was held to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. The election was called on July 21, 1969, and held on August 27, 1969. The new legislature met for the first time on January 22, 1970.
55 seats of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
28 seats were needed for a majority
The Liberal Party of British Columbia lost one of its six seats.
|Social Credit||New Democratic||Liberal|
|Party||Party leader||# of
|1966||Elected||% Change||#||%||% Change|
|Social Credit||W.A.C. Bennett||55||33||38||+15.2%||457,777||46.79%||+1.20%|
|New Democrats||Tom Berger||55||16||12||-25.0%||331,813||33.92%||+0.30%|
|Liberal||Patrick Lucey McGeer||55||6||5||-16.7%||186,235||19.03%||-1.21%|
|Progressive Conservative||John DeWolf||1||-||-||-||1,087||0.11%||-0.07%|
|Source: Elections BC|
* Party did not nominate candidates in the previous election.