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The Canadian federal election of 1945 was the 20th general election in Canadian history. It was held June 11th, 1945 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons of the 20th Parliament of Canada.
|Party||Party Leader||Leader's Seat||Leader's Province||Elected||Seat Change||Popular Vote||Percent of the Popular Vote||Popular Vote Percentage Change|
|Liberal||W.L Mackenzie King||Prince Albert (Lost Re-Election)||Saskatchewan||94||-83||1,647,153||31.4%||-19.9%|
|Progressive Conservative||John Bracken||Neepawa||Manitoba||79||+40||1,552,730||29.6%||+0.4%|
|Co-Operative Commonwealth Federation||James Coldwell||Rosetown-Biggar||Saskatchewan||43||+35||1,159,302||22.1%||+13.7%|
|Social Credit||Solon Earl Low||Peace River||Alberta||10||=||199,337||3.8%||+1.2%|
|Independent & Others||N/A||N/A||N/A||15||+4||503,588||9.6%||+1.3%|
This election resulted in a substantially reduced seat count for the government.
Prime Minister King was unable to capitalize on Canada's involvement in the recent allied victory in World War II, and the Liberals, while narrowly retaining their position as the largest party, were unable to hold on to a majority