♂ C. Joseph (Joe) Clark

Record
11229 · 284
Type of record
Elected candidate
Known but unelected candidate
Perennial candidate
Not in office Performance: 89%
 
Alberta 1 0 1
Canada 8 8 0
Total 9 8 1
Birth Death Age Died in office
5 June 1939 0 0000 83 years 4 months No
Personal links
Who ...is/was his Note
Hugh Clark (1867–1959) Grand-uncle
Service summary
Legislature Total Government Opposition
Canada
Days years months days
9,043 24 9 4
Days years months days
3,607 9 10 16
Days years months days
5,436 14 10 19
The calculations in years, months and days are approximate and might be off by a few days due to the base date used for these calculations.
Leadership roles
  Duration
# Legislature Party M Int Role Age Dates y m d
1. CA 30 PC 1 Opposition Leader 36–39 22 Feb 1976 — 03 Jun 1979 3 3 12
2. CA 30–32 PC 1 Party leader 36–43 22 Feb 1976 — 18 Feb 1983 6 11 27
3. CA 31 PC 1 Prime Minister 39–40 04 Jun 1979 — 02 Mar 1980 0 8 27
4. CA 32 PC 2 Opposition Leader 40–43 03 Mar 1980 — 01 Feb 1983 2 10 29
5. CA 33–34 PC 1 Minister of State/responsible 45–51 17 Sep 1984 — 20 Apr 1991 6 7 3
6. CA 33 PC 1 Minister 45 13 Feb 1985 — 26 Feb 1985 0 0 13
7. CA 33 PC 1 Minister 49 08 Dec 1988 — 29 Jan 1989 0 1 21
8. CA 34 PC 1 Minister of State/responsible 51–54 21 Apr 1991 — 24 Jun 1993 2 2 3
9. CA 36–37 PC 2 Party leader 59–63 14 Nov 1998 — 30 May 2003 4 6 16
10. CA 37 DRC 1 Party leader 62 19 Sep 2001 — 09 Apr 2002 0 6 21
 5. External Affairs
 6. National Defence [Int]
 7. Justice and Attorney General [Int]
 8. Constitutional Affairs [Privy Council]
Electoral history
→ 9 recorded electoral participations
→ 11 electoral path points
 
→ 6 known challengers:
 
Peggy Askin  f 
Arthur J. Dixon  m 
Eric C. Lowther  m 
E. Preston Manning  m 
Allen B. Sulatycky  m 
John C. Turmel  m 
 
Provincial
Ass.: 16
Alberta Calgary South
23 May 1967 Age:
27
Failed to enter this legislature
General 2/4 PC 38.37% 4,940 of 12,875 Elig.: 21,159 Parti.: 61.13%
Winner > SC 41.95% 5,401 (+461) Arthur J. Dixon  m  ( 47 )
ID: 13116(F) — 26 Jul 2021 09:58 ET
Federal
Ass.: 29
Alberta Rocky Mountain
30 October 1972 Age:
33
→ New to this legislature
General 1/4 PC 51.63% 12,984 of 25,149 Elig.: 37,037 Parti.: 67.90%
Loser > LIB 31.70% 7,973 (-5,011) Allen B. Sulatycky  m  ( 34 )
ID: 10144(F) — 16 Aug 2021 01:29 ET Service: 1 year 8 months 7 days (Oppo.)
Federal
Ass.: 30
Alberta Rocky Mountain
8 July 1974 Age:
35
Re-elected incumbent
General 1/4 PC 61.09% 16,042 of 26,258 Elig.: 37,037 Parti.: 70.90%
Loser > LIB 23.75% 6,236 (-9,806) Arthur Yates  m 
ID: 10408(F) — 29 Jan 2022 22:12 ET Service: 4 years 10 months 13 days (Oppo.)
Federal
Ass.: 31
Alberta Yellowhead
22 May 1979 Age:
39
Re-elected incumbent
General 1/5 PC 70.00% 28,849 of 41,210 Elig.: 64,537 Parti.: 63.85%
Loser > LIB 17.19% 7,083 (-21,766) Laurie Switzer  f 
ID: 4339(F) — 16 Aug 2021 01:29 ET Service: 0 year 8 months 26 days (Gov't)
Federal
Ass.: 32
Alberta Yellowhead
18 February 1980 Age:
40
Re-elected incumbent
General 1/5 PC 69.47% 27,953 of 40,236 Elig.: 64,537 Parti.: 62.46%
Loser > LIB 18.15% 7,302 (-20,651) Laurie Switzer  f 
ID: 4057(F) — 16 Aug 2021 01:29 ET Service: 4 years 6 months 16 days (Oppo.)
Federal
Ass.: 33
Alberta Yellowhead
4 September 1984 Age:
45
Re-elected incumbent
General 1/6 PC 74.01% 37,462 of 50,620 Elig.: 73,411 Parti.: 69.08%
Loser > NDP 13.64% 6,906 (-30,556) Rick Hardy  m 
ID: 3767(F) — 16 Aug 2021 01:29 ET Service: 4 years 2 months 16 days (Gov't)
Federal
Ass.: 34
Alberta Yellowhead
21 November 1988 Age:
49
Re-elected incumbent
General 1/7 PC 44.51% 17,847 of 40,097 Elig.: inc. Parti.: inc.
Loser > REF 27.95% 11,207 (-6,640) E. Preston Manning  m  ( 46 )
ID: 3472(F) — 16 Aug 2021 01:29 ET Service: 4 years 11 months 3 days (Gov't)
Federal
Ass.: 35
Alberta Yellowhead
25 October 1993 Age:
54
Incumbent did not run in this election Exit from legislature →
General  
Successor > REF 55.04% 22,790 of 41,405 Clifford N. Breitkreuz  m  ( 53 )
ID: 3171(F) — 16 Aug 2021 01:29 ET
Federal
Ass.: 36
Nova Scotia Kings--Hants
11 September 2000 Age:
61
→ Returned to this legislature after hiatus
By-Election 1/5 PC 53.45% 14,525 of 27,176 Elig.: 69,319 Parti.: 39.54%
Loser > NDP 27.14% 7,375 (-7,150) Kaye Johnson  f 
ID: 10844(F) — 31 Jan 2022 23:03 ET Service: 0 year 2 months 15 days (Oppo.)
Federal
Ass.: 37
Alberta Calgary Centre
27 November 2000 Age:
61
Re-elected incumbent
General 1/7 PC 46.05% 26,358 of 57,242 Elig.: 101,181 Parti.: 56.78%
Loser > CA 38.53% 22,054 (-4,304) Eric C. Lowther  m  ( 46 )
  Post-Election...
12 September 2001 > 62 PC DRC Changed allegiance
10 April 2002 > 62 DRC PC Changed allegiance
2 February 2004 > 64 PC IND Changed allegiance
ID: 2539(F) — 31 Jan 2022 23:10 ET Service: 3 years 7 months (Oppo.)
Federal
Ass.: 38
Alberta Calgary North Centre
28 June 2004 Age:
65
Incumbent did not run in this election Exit from legislature →
General  
Successor > CPC 54.19% 28,143 of 51,938 P.E. James (Jim) Prentice  m  ( 47 )
ID: 957(F) — 30 Jan 2022 18:38 ET
→ 8 online biographical references
 
Lg  Hyperlink  Retrieved on
EN Free Form: CBC Archives (13 December 2018), The day Joe Clark's short-lived PC government came to an end 5 June 2022
EN Free Form: Encyclopedia Britannica, Joe Clark: Prime Minister of Canada 5 June 2022
EN Canadian Encyclopedia: Joe Clark 5 June 2022
FR Encyclopédie canadienne: Joe Clark 5 June 2022
EN Parliament of Canada (ParlInfo): The Right Hon. Charles Joseph Clark, P.C., C.C., A.O.E., M.P. 5 June 2022
FR Parlement du Canada (ParlInfo): Le très hon. Charles Joseph Clark, C.P., C.C., A.O.E., député 5 June 2022
EN Wikipedia: Joe Clark 5 June 2022
FR Wikipédia: Joe Clark 5 June 2022
Rev.: 05 Jun 2022 @ 09:27 ET
Gen.: 05 Oct 2022 @ 10:52 ET