- Canadian federal election, 1878
The Canadian federal election of 1878 was held on
September 17to elect members of the Canadian House of Commonsof the 4th Parliament of Canada. It resulted in the end of Prime Minister Alexander Mackenzie's Liberal government after only one term in office. Canadasuffered an economic depressionduring Mackenzie's term, and his party was punished by the voters for it. The Liberals' policy of free tradealso hurt their support with the business establishment in Torontoand Montreal.
John A. Macdonaldand his Conservative/ Liberal-Conservativeparty was returned to office after having been defeated five years before amidst scandals over the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway.
Voter turn-out: 69.1%
*Party did not nominate candidates in the previous election.
The following Members of Parliament were elected by acclamation;
* British Columbia: 1 Conservative, 1 Liberal-Conservative
* Manitoba: 2 Conservatives, 1 Liberal-Conservative
* Quebec: 1 Conservative, 2 Liberal-Conservatives, 1 Liberal
* New Brunswick: 1 Liberal, 1 Independent
Results by province
4th Canadian Parliament
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