Ontario general election, 1911

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Ontario general election, 1911

← 1908 December 11, 1911 1914 →

106 seats in the 13th Legislative Assembly of Ontario
54 seats were needed for a majority

  First party Second party
  James Whitney.jpg Newton Rowell.jpg
Leader James P. Whitney Newton Rowell
Party Conservative Liberal
Leader since 1896 1911
Leader's seat Dundas Oxford North
Last election 86 19
Seats won 82 22
Seat change -4 +3

Premier before election

James P. Whitney


James P. Whitney

The Ontario general election, 1911 was the 13th general election held in the Province of Ontario, Canada. It was held on December 11, 1911, to elect the 106 Members of the 13th Legislative Assembly of Ontario (titled as Members of the Provincial Parliament or M.P.P.).

The Ontario Conservative Party, led by Sir James P. Whitney, was elected for a third consecutive term in government, with a slight reduced majority in the Legislature.

The Ontario Liberal Party, led by Newton Rowell, added three members to its caucus.

The legislature's sole Labour MLA, Allan Studholme of Hamilton East, retained his seat.


  Party Leader 1908 Elected % change
  Conservative James P. Whitney 86 82 -4.7%
  Liberal-Conservative   1  
  Liberal Newton Rowell 19 22 +15.8%
     Labour   1 1 -
Total Seats 106 106 -

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