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1966 ← 17 September 1968 → 1971

60 seats in the Craftian Provincial Parliament
31 needed for a majority
First party Second party Third party
Leader Bert Aaron Wilbur Joyce Owen Gold
Party Labour National Protection
Leader since 30 August 1968 22 October 1962 21 July 1966
Leader's seat Homestead Cook Sun Valley
Last election 23 seats, 44.31% 35 seats, 48.36% 2 seats, 5.24%
Seats won 33 20 6
Seat change Increase 10 Decrease 15 Increase 4
Popular vote 49,069 37,337 5,814
Percentage 51.82% 39.43% 6.14%
Swing Increase 7.51% Decrease 8.93% Increase 0.90%

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Craftian Provincial Parliament after the election
Premier before election Elected Premier
Wilbur Joyce
National
Bert Aaron
Labour

A provincial election was held on Tuesday, 17 September 1968 to determine the members of the 12th Provincial Parliament of the Province of Craftia. The incumbent centre-right National Party of Craftia government, led by Premier Wilbur Joyce, was defeated by the National Labour Party opposition, led by Opposition Leader Bert Aaron.

Results

Legislative Assembly

Party Votes Percentage Swing Seats Change
National Labour Party 49,069 51.82
 
Increase 7.51 33 Increase 10
National Party of Craftia 37,337 39.43
 
Decrease 8.93 20 Decrease 15
Protection of Craftia Party 5,814 6.14
 
Increase 0.90 6 Increase 4
Other 2,471 2.61
 
Increase 0.52 1 Increase 1
Total 94,692 60
Popular Vote
Labour
  
51.82%
National
  
39.43%
Protection
  
6.14%
Other
  
2.61%
Seats in Parliament
Labour
  
55.00%
National
  
33.33%
Protection
  
10.00%
Other
  
1.67%