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1984 LIBERAL PARTY LEADERSHIP CONTEST:

Liberal Party of Canada federal leadership convention held in Ottawa on June 16, 1984.

FIRST BALLOT:

Name
Votes
John Turner

1,593

(46.4%)

Jean Chrétien
1,067

(31.1%)

Don Johnston
278

(8.1%)

John Roberts
185

(5.4%)

Mark MacGuigan
135

(3.9%)

John Munro
93

(2.7%)

Gene Whelan
Gene Whelan
84

(2.4%)

Whelan was eliminated after the first ballot. Roberts, MacGuigan and Munro withdrew after the first ballot.

SECOND BALLOT:

Name
Votes
John Turner

1,862

(53.9%)

Jean Chrétien
1,398

(40.5%)

Don Johnston

192

(5.6%)


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