Newfoundland general election, 1873

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The 12th Newfoundland general election was held in November 1873 to elect members of the 11th General Assembly of Newfoundland in the Dominion of Newfoundland. The Anti-Confederates led by Charles Fox Bennett formed the government; a "new" Conservative party led by Frederick Carter formed the opposition.

Results by party[edit]

  Party Leader 1869 Seats won % change Popular vote (%)
Anti-Confederation Charles Fox Bennett 21 17
Conservative Frederick Carter 9 13
Totals 30 30

Elected members[edit]


  • Frederick Carter was elected in Twillingate and Fogo and Harbour Grace, choosing to resign from Harbour Grace.