1999 Manitoba general election

The 1999 Manitoba general election was held on September 21, 1999 to elect Members of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Manitoba, Canada.

1999 Manitoba general election

← 1995 September 21, 1999 2003 →

57 seats of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba
29 seats were needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
  Gary Doer 2014.jpg PC Jon Gerrard.jpg
Leader Gary Doer Gary Filmon Jon Gerrard
Party New Democratic Progressive Conservative Liberal
Leader since March 30, 1988 December 10, 1983 October 17, 1998
Leader's seat Concordia Tuxedo River Heights
Last election 23 31 3
Seats won 32 24 1
Seat change Increase9 Decrease7 Decrease2
Popular vote 219,679 201,562 66,111
Percentage 44.51% 40.84% 13.40%
Swing Increase11.70% Decrease2.03% Decrease10.33%

Manitoba general election, 1999 results by riding.svg
Popular vote by riding. As this is an FPTP election, seat totals are not determined by popular vote, but instead via results by each riding. Click the map for more details.

Premier before election

Gary Filmon
Progressive Conservative

Premier after election

Gary Doer
New Democratic

The New Democratic Party (NDP) was returned to government after sitting in opposition since the 1988 election. The NDP won 32 seats, against 24 for the Progressive Conservative Party. The Manitoba Liberal Party won one seat.

ResultsEdit

e • d Summary of the September 21, 1999 Manitoba Legislature election results
Party Party leader Candidates Seats Popular vote
1995 Dissol. 1999 + / — # % Change
  New Democratic Gary Doer 57 23 23 32 +9 219,689 44.51% +11.70%
  Progressive Conservative Gary Filmon 57 31 31 24 –7 201,562 40.84% -2.03%
  Liberal Jon Gerrard 50 3 2 1 -2 66,111 13.40% -10.33%
  Manitoba Party Roger Woloshyn 12 0 0 0 2,869 0.58%
Green Markus Buchart 6 0 0 0 973 0.20%
Libertarian Dennis Rice 6 0 0 0 658 0.13% +0.01%
Communist Darrell Rankin 6 0 0 0 446 0.09%
  Independents and no affiliation 4 0 0 0 1,226 0.25%
  Vacant 1  
Total Valid Votes 198 57 57 57 493,534 68.11%  
Registered Voters 729,188  
Popular vote
New Democratic
44.51%
PC
40.84%
Liberal
13.40%
Others
1.25%
Seats summary
New Democratic
56.14%
PC
42.11%
Liberal
1.75%

Candidates by ridingEdit

Northern Manitoba/ParklandEdit

Electoral District Candidates   Incumbent
  NDP   PC   Liberal   Green Other
Dauphin-Roblin Stan Struthers
5,596 (55.67%)
Lorne Boguski
4,001 (39.80%)
Doug McPhee (Manitoba Party)
455 (4.53%)
Stan Struthers
Flin Flon Gerard Jennissen
3,026 (64.91%)
Tom Therien
1,368 (29.34%)
Phillip Ng (Independent)
268 (5.75%)
Gerrard Jennissen
Rupertsland Eric Robinson
2,007 (59.15%)
David Harper
678 (19.98%)
Darcy Wood
708 (20.87%)
Eric Robinson
Swan River Rosann Wowchuk
4,931 (54.97%)
Maxine Plesiuk
3,482 (38.81%)
Wayne Klekta (Manitoba Party)
558 (6.22%)
Rosann Wowchuk
The Pas Oscar Lathlin
2,952 (46.85%)
Ron Evans
2,737 (43.44%)
Don Sandberg
612 (9.71%)
Oscar Lathlin
Thompson Steve Ashton
3,793 (70.99%)
Cecil Thorne
1,306 (24.44%)
Pascal Bighetty
244 (4.57%)
Steve Ashton

WestmanEdit

Electoral District Candidates   Incumbent
  NDP   PC   Liberal   Green Other
Arthur-Virden Perry Kalynuk
3,063 (35.79%)
Larry Maguire
4,215 (49.24%)
Bob Brigden
1,281 (14.97%)
Larry Maguire
Brandon East Drew Caldwell
4,840 (61.28%)
Marty Snelling
2,080 (26.34%)
Peter Logan
453 (5.74%)
Don Jessiman (Ind.)
525 (6.65%)
Leonard Evans
Brandon West Scott Smith
4,898 (49.26%)
James McCrae
4,546 (45.72%)
Lisa Roy
407 (4.09%)
Lisa Gallagher (Communist)
92 (0.93%)
James McCrae
Minnedosa Harvey Paterson
2,841 (37.72%)
Harold Gilleshammer
3,744 (49.71%)
Gordon Powell
578 (7.67%)
Brion Pollon (Manitoba Party)
369 (4.90%)
Harold Gilleshammer
Russell Vince Lelond
3,802 (46.37%)
Len Derkach
4,397 (53.63%)
New riding

Central ManitobaEdit

Electoral District Candidates   Incumbent
  NDP   PC   Liberal   Green Other
Carman Diane Beresford
1,519 (20.23%)
Denis Rocan
3,698 (49.25%)
Raymond Le Neal
2,291 (30.51%)
New riding
Gimli Fran Fredrickson
5,086 (43.87%)
Ed Helwer
5,488 (47.34%)
Pat Carroll
1,019 (8.79%)
Ed Helwer
Interlake Tom Nevakshonoff
3,809 (48.59%)
Betty Green
3,260 (41.59%)
Margaret Swan
770 (9.82%)
Tom Nevakshonoff
Lakeside Paul Pododworny
2,785 (30.68%)
Harry Enns
4,426 (48.75%)
Dave Harcus
1,646 (18.13%)
Marcel Van De Kerckhove
(Manitoba Party)
222 (2.45%)
Harry Enns
Morris Paul Hagen
1,796 (20.51%)
Frank Pitura
4,673 (53.38%)
Herm Martens
2,179 (24.89%)
Dennis Rice (Libertarian)
107 (1.22%)
Frank Pitura
Pembina Celso Arévalo
1,120 (16.08%)
Peter Dyck
4,808 (69.01%)
Marilyn Skubovious
1,039 (14.91%)
Peter Dyck
Portage la Prairie Connie Gretsinger
2,769 (37.06%)
David Faurschou
3,476 (46.52%)
Dave Cook
1,116 (14.94%)
Gary Bergen (Libertarian)
111 (1.49%)
David Faurschou
Selkirk Greg Dewar
5,376 (54.35%)
Barry Uskiw
3,353 (33.90%)
Joe Smolinski
1,162 (11.75%)
Greg Dewar
Ste. Rose Louise Wilson
3,293 (42.46%)
Glen Cummings
3,871 (49.92%)
Fred Juskowiak
591 (7.62%)
Glen Cummings
Turtle Mountain Janet Brady
1,902 (26.47%)
Mervin Tweed
4,037 (56.18%)
Lorne Hanks
1,247 (17.35%)
Mervin Tweed

EastmanEdit

Electoral District Candidates   Incumbent
  NDP   PC   Liberal   Green Other
Emerson David Kiansky
1,332 (18.05%)
Jack Penner
3,994 (54.12%)
Ted Klassen
2,054 (27.83%)
Jack Penner
Lac du Bonnet Michael Hameluck
4,686 (49.22%)
Darren Praznik
4,835 (50.78%)
Darren Praznik
La Verendrye Ron Lemieux
3,533 (41.20%)
Ben Sveinson
3,367 (39.26%)
Léon Morrissette
1,465 (17.08%)
Bonnie Fedak (Manitoba Party)
211 (2.46%)
Ben Sveinson
Springfield Leonard Kimacovich
4,058 (40.58%)
Ron Schuler
4,969 (49.68%)
Patricia Aitken
771 (7.71%)
Roger Woloshyn (Manitoba Party)
203 (2.03%)
Glen Findlay
Steinbach Peter Hiebert
910 (12.46%)
Jim Penner
5,708 (78.13%)
Rick Ginter
688 (9.42%)
Albert Driedger

Northwest WinnipegEdit

Electoral District Candidates   Incumbent
  NDP   PC   Liberal   Green Other
Burrows Doug Martindale
5,151 (66.34%)
Cheryl Clark
724 (9.32%)
Mike Babinsky
1,849 (23.81%)
Darrell Rankin (Communist)
41 (0.53%)
Doug Martindale
Inkster Becky Barrett
3,501 (44.45%)
George Sandhu
1,017 (12.91%)
Kevin Lamoureux
3,358 (42.64%)
Kevin Lamoureux
Kildonan Dave Chomiak
6,101 (62.66%)
Shannon Martin
2,542 (26.11%)
Michael Lazar
1,093 (11.23%)
Dave Chomiak
Point Douglas George Hickes
3,338 (53.34%)
Mary Richard
1,224 (19.56%)
Ajay Chopra
1,336 (21.35%)
Peter Juba (Independent)
360 (5.75%)
George Hickes
St. Johns Gord Mackintosh
5,766 (72.00%)
Ray Larkin
1,635 (20.42%)
Patrick Fontaine
607 (7.58%)
Gord Mackintosh
The Maples Cris Aglugub
4,329 (54.49%)
Ellen Kowalski
2,310 (29.07%)
Sudhir Sandhu
1,233 (15.52%)
Caneda Menard (Independent)
73 (0.92%)
Gary Kowalski
Wellington Conrad Santos
4,102 (69.28%)
Allison Frate
935 (15.79%)
Bernie Doucette
757 (12.79%)
Paul Baskerville (Manitoba Party)
127 (2.14%)
Conrad Santos
Totals NDP
32,288 (60.34%)
PC
10,387 (19.41%)
Liberal
10,223 (19.13%)
Other
601 (0.12%)

Northeast WinnipegEdit

Electoral District Candidates   Incumbent
  NDP   PC   Liberal   Green Other
Concordia Gary Doer
5,691 (70.09%)
Paul Murphy
1,898 (23.37%)
Chris Hlady
444 (5.47%)
C. David Nickarz
87 (1.07%)
Gary Doer
Elmwood Jim Maloway
5,176 (62.86%)
Elsie Bordynuik
2,659 (32.29%)
Gavin Whittaker (Libertarian)
320 (3.89%)
James Hoagaboam (Communist)
79 (0.96%)
Jim Maloway
Radisson Marianne Cerilli
5,198 (55.02%)
Henry A. McDonald
3,114 (32.96%)
Betty Ann Watts
1,136 (12.02%)
Marianne Cerilli
River East Ross Eadie
4,624 (43.31%)
Bonnie Mitchelson
5,366 (50.25%)
Patrick Saydak
688 (6.44%)
Bonnie Mitchelson
Rossmere Harry Schellenberg
5,097 (49.21%)
Vic Toews
4,803 (46.37%)
Cecilia Connelly
396 (3.82%)
Chris Buors (Libertarian)
62 (0.60%)
Vic Toews
St. Boniface Greg Selinger
5,439 (56.57%)
Robert Olson
1,181 (12.28%)
Jean-Paul Boily
2,994 (31.14%)
Neil Gaudry
Transcona Daryl Reid
5,620 (63.88%)
Dan Turner
2,409 (27.38%)
Vibart Stewart
713 (8.10%)
Paul Sidon (Communist)
56 (0.64%)
Daryl Reid

West WinnipegEdit

Electoral District Candidates   Incumbent
  NDP   PC   Liberal   Green Other
Assiniboia Jim Rondeau
4,347 (44.24%)
Linda McIntosh
4,344 (44.20%)
Deborah Shiloff
1,136 (11.56%)
Linda McIntosh
Charleswood Darryl Livingstone
2,176 (21.28%)
Myrna Driedger
5,437 (54.46%)
Alana McKenzie
2,323 (23.27%)
Myrna Driedger
Kirkfield Park Dennis Kshyk
3,060 (26.51%)
Eric Stefanson
6,108 (52.92%)
Vic Wieler
2,306 (19.98%)
Eric Stefanson
St. James Bonnie Korzeniowski
4,483 (44.76%)
Gerry McAlpine
3,845 (38.39%)
Wayne Helgason
1,625 (16.23%)
MaryAnn Mihychuk
Tuxedo Jack Dubois
2,333 (23.80%)
Gary Filmon
5,952 (60.72%)
Rochelle Zimberg
1,391 (14.19%)
Markus Buchart
126 (1.29%)
Gary Filmon

Central WinnipegEdit

Electoral District Candidates   Incumbent
  NDP   PC   Liberal   Green Other
Fort Rouge Tim Sale
4,759 (48.42%)
Ron Paley
2,971 (30.23%)
John Shanski
1,870 (19.03%)
Alex Reid
355 (4.97%)
New riding
Lord Roberts Diane McGifford
5,240 (52.99%)
Maggie Nishimura
2,678 (27.08%)
Allen Mills
1,776 (17.96%)
Lyle Ford
136 (1.38%)
New riding
Minto MaryAnn Mihychuk
4,534 (63.92%)
Harry Lehotsky
2,035 (28.69%)
Duane Poettcker
452 (6.37%)
Harold Dyck (Communist)
45 (0.63%)
Didz Zuzens (Libertarian)
27 (0.38%)
New riding
River Heights Peter Reimer
1,492 (12.98%)
Mike Radcliffe
4,708 (40.95%)
Jon Gerrard
5,173 (45.00%)
Chris Billows
92 (0.80%)
Clancy Smith (Libertarian)
31 (0.27%)
Mike Radcliffe
Wolseley Jean Friesen
5,282 (69.15%)
Carol Friesen
1,685 (22.06%)
Phyllis Abbé
356 (4.66%)
David Allison (Communist)
133 (1.74%)
Jean Friesen

South WinnipegEdit

Electoral District Candidates   Incumbent
  NDP   PC   Liberal   Green Other
Fort Garry Lawrie Cherniack
4,406 (43.46%)
Joy Smith
4,436 (43.76%)
Ted Gilson
1,143 (11.27%)
Denise Van Rooyen Manitoba Party
116 (1.14%)
Rosemary Vodrey
Fort Whyte Bidhu Jha
2,815 (26.82%)
John Loewen
6,480 (61.73%)
Malli Aulakh
1,202 (11.45%)
New riding
Riel Linda Asper
4,883 (46.68%)
David Newman
4,559 (44.03%)
Clayton Weselowski
820 (7.92%)
Mike Kubara (Manitoba Party)
91 (0.88%)
David Newman
Seine River Leslie Fingler
3,464 (35.34%)
Louise Dacquay
4,684 (47.78%)
Jake Pankratz
1,493 (15.23%)
Warren Goodwin (Manitoba Party)
129 (1.32%)
Louise Dacquay
Southdale Iris Taylor
2,909 (27.28%)
Jack Reimer
5,455 (51.16%)
Shirley Chaput
2,064 (19.36%)
Paul Gibson (Manitoba Party)
200 (1.88%)
Jack Reimer
St. Norbert Marilyn Brick
3,483 (38.69%)
Marcel Laurendeau
4,152 (46.14%)
Mohinder Dhillon
1,313 (14.59%)
Marcel Laurendeau
St. Vital Nancy Allan
5,298 (50.91%)
Shirley Render
3,699 (36.09%)
Lynn Clark
1,099 (10.72%)
Brian Hanslip (Manitoba Party)
188 (1.83%)
Shirley Render

Riding resultsEdit

Party code:

(x) denotes or boldface incumbent. Expenditures refer only to candidate election expenses.

Post-election changesEdit

Eric Stefanson (PC) resigned as the member for Kirkfield Park on September 7, 2000. A by-election was called for November 21 of the same year.


Manitoba provincial by-election, November 21, 2000: Kirkfield Park
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
     Progressive Conservative Stuart Murray 4,369 53.94 $9,841
Liberal Vic Wieler 2,158 26.64 $4,355
New Democratic Dawn Thompson 1,512 18.67 $4,291
Libertarian Dennis Rice 61 0.75 $0.00
Total valid votes 8,100 100.00
Rejected and discarded votes 25
Turnout 8,125 54.87
Registered voters 14,809

Tuxedo (res. Gary Filmon, September 18, 2000), November 21, 2000:

Lac Du Bonnett (res. Darren Praznik, February 8, 2002), March 12, 2002:

Riel (res. Linda Asper, April 24, 2003)

Steinbach (res. Jim Penner, April 24, 2003)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit