1960 New Brunswick general election

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55 seats of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
28 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party
 
Leader Louis Robichaud Hugh John Flemming
Party Liberal Progressive Conservative
Leader since 1958 1951
Last election 15 37
Seats won 31 21
Seat change Increase16 Decrease16
Percentage 53.4% 46.2%
Swing Increase7.3% Decrease6%

Premier before election

Hugh John Flemming
Progressive Conservative

Premier after election

Louis Robichaud
Liberal

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Rendition of party representation in the 44th New Brunswick Legislative Assembly decided by this election.
  Liberals (31)
  Progressive Conservatives (21)

The 1960 New Brunswick general election was held on June 27, 1960, to elect 52 members to the 44th New Brunswick Legislative Assembly, the governing house of the province of New Brunswick, Canada. The election resulted in the defeat of the incumbent Conservative government of Hugh John Flemming by the Liberals led by Louis Robichaud.

New Brunswick general election, 1960
Party Leader Seats Pop Vote
New Brunswick Liberal Association Louis Robichaud 31 53.4%
Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick Hugh John Flemming 21 46.2%
Other / Non-Partisan 0 0.4%
Popular vote
Liberal
53.40%
PC
46.20%
Others
0.40%
Seats summary
Liberal
59.62%
PC
40.38%

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