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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 15, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, November 15, 1972 THE HERAID 15 nomination deposits Most election candidates lose fee lime Gill SQUARE DANCE with the square helps Mrs. Elsie ON WHEELS dance music Purser join Andrew Covgl keeps as volunteer Cindy Mc- in the fun at weekiy wheelchair square dance for residents Beacon Hill Lodge. By CAUL MOUJNS OTTAWA (CP) By Ihe workings of electoral law, more than half the candidates in the Oct. 30 federal election have in effect been designated kibitzers. Tneir nomination deposits have been forfeited. The list includes a candidate supported by almost vol- e's and 113 members of the two biggest parties. In all, 591 of the record candidates lost the deposit that each would-be IIP must hand over upon nomination as a siffti of seriousness. The deposit, cash or eartificd cheque, is returned to winners and to a lose' who polls at least half as many votes as the win- ner in a constituency. Other- wise, it gees "to Her Majesty for the public uses of Canada" (the federal The failure o' 591 hopefuls to get at least half as many votes ES those who beat means tH1 federal trcasiry is richer by snral! contribution towards Ihe estimated T'Hi mil- lici' cost of running tha election. The 264 winners, and 262 rui- ners-up who polbd enough pet their in all. But New Democrat David I for example, loses his MOO even though he collected j almost to win in more than half the con- stituencies of Canada, hut suf- j ficient only for third place in the huge Toronto-area riding of York-Scarborough. Winner Rob- ct Stanbu.y, communications minister, polled more than OUO voles there. SOME ODD CONTRASTS By contrast. Liberal Don Brenigan gets his S200 back al- though he gathered only 2.62ti votes in the Yukon. Con- sei vative Erik Nielsen I got 4.S26 in that small-popu- lation constituency. Othe1 tidbits turned up in a study of results: cut of 10 New Demo- crats lest of pp.rty's 251 candidates. The forfeited included the cte- preits of ,-11 NDP mnrM'jBScs in AibMa. Quebec, New Bruns- wick. iXc'wfourdland and Prince Edward Island. Credit.- I -yin.; to labl'sh itself nationally with i'i every province, was cvt of the sevioys' running b'jt in 33 Ouches names. In 133 of 1GG Credit U'si" <'c- i posits, veta'ming them only in I the 15 ridings won and in II) I other Quebec seats. Progressive Conservatives lost their depos- in 10 of the 264 candi- dates. Sixty-five of the party's j 74 candidates in Quebec lost their money, 11 of the 88 in On- suffered the smal-; of 203 candidates IcEl deposits, 111 of them in the three Prairie provinces. but three of the 173 can- didates who ran lor smaller' pa lies or as independents lost their deposits. The exceptions: wure Lucien Larnoureux, win- ner in Stormont-Dur.das, Ont.; inccpar.dsnt Hoch LaSalle. win- ner in Joliette, Que.. and Frank Hanlsy, former independent member of the Quebec National j Assembly, who finished second in Ihe Mor.lveal-St. Henri. 1 HOCK SLIDES dencpits that of Raymond Rock, who won Mcntrcal-Lachine as a Lihs-al in ins v.-ith of the 'O.cca-cdd votes in that i This t'me. as a Co-servativc. he nTS cut to 11.G17 cf more than votes in Lnc'iinc. i IcfinR to Liberal Rod Bb.ker's 26.904. Mcst vc'.es collected bv anv candidate were the by Mr. Stanbury in York-Scarborough. But at that he won by fewer than over Conservative Winnett Boyd, whose gave him the title of the loser with the greatest number of voles. Biggest individual winner was Pierre Trudeau, wilh a plurality of almost voles over the closest of his five opponents in Montreal-Mount Royal. All five lest their deposits. Other party leaders won handily in their ridings, but with smaller Stsnfield by 8.100 in Halifax. David Lewis by about in York South and Real Caouetfe by about in Temisca- mingue. Big loser was Maoist Lorette Glasheen. was credited election night with just 35 votes in a total poll of more than 4B.- Ol'O in Burnaby-Scvmour. B.C. That was the smallest number for any carcVdate. fared better eke- Five women in Louis-Hebert. Quc.. collected almost 52.0M of 53.00il vo'.cs cast, leav- ing the to a man. Liberal Alhrn'e Menu cornered mere llian 30.001) cf them. li f e n s mmw We would like to thank our many customers and friends for helping us make our 10th Anniversary Sale the biggest and best yet at Tomorrow's Furniture Ltd. To show our appre- ciation for your fine patronage we are con- tinuing our sale for 3 More Days. Thursday, Friday and Saturday only. GORDON and ROY FINAL 3 DAYS! THURS., FRI. and SAT. 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