♂ John Bracken

Record
6780 · 9499
Type of record
Elected candidate
Known but unelected candidate
Perennial candidate
Deceased Performance: 86%
 
Manitoba 5 5 0
Canada 2 1 1
Total 7 6 1
Birth Death Lived Died in office
22 June 1883
(139 years 1 month ago)
18 March 1969
(53 years 4 months ago)
85 years 8 months No
Personal links
Who ...is/was his Note
John W. Bracken (1916–2003) Nephew
Service summary
Legislature Total Government Opposition
Manitoba
Days years months days
7,482 20 5 26
Days years months days
6,891 18 10 12
Days years months days
591 1 7 13
Canada
Days years months days
1,476 4 0 15
Days years months days
0 0 0 0
Days years months days
1,476 4 0 15
Total > 
Days years months days
8,958 24 6 10
Days years months days
6,891 18 10 12
Days years months days
2,067 5 7 28
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. MB 15 PROG 1 Party leader 36–48 01 Feb 1920 — 14 Feb 1932 12 0 13
2. MB 17–18 PROG 1 Premier 39–48 18 Jul 1922 — 15 Jun 1932 9 10 28
3. MB 18–21 LIBP 1 Party leader 48–59 15 Feb 1932 — 21 Dec 1942 10 10 6
4. MB 19–21 LIBP 2 Premier 48–59 16 Jun 1932 — 13 Jan 1943 10 6 28
5. CA 19–20 PC 1 Party leader 59–65 10 Dec 1942 — 20 Jul 1948 5 7 10
6. CA 20 PC 1 Opposition Leader 61–65 11 Jun 1945 — 20 Jul 1948 3 1 9
Electoral history
→ 7 recorded electoral participations
→ 8 electoral path points
 
→ 8 known challengers:
 
Herman Finger  m 
Dwight L. Johnson  m 
Frederick D. MacKenzie  m 
George B. Mainwaring  m 
James E. Matthews  m 
Harold F. Maulson  m 
Peter C. Robertson  m 
Stephan Stephansson  m 
 
Provincial
Ass.: 17
Manitoba The Pas
5 October 1922 Age:
39
→ New to this legislature
General 1/4 PROG 67.53% 472 of 699 Elig.: 1,355 Parti.: 51.59%
Loser > IND 16.88% 118 (-354) Herman Finger  m  ( 66 )
  Post-Election...
5 October 1922 > 39 n/a PROG Became premier at election
ID: 37230(F) — 7 Oct 2021 13:59 ET Service: 4 years 8 months 22 days (Gov't)
Provincial
Ass.: 18
Manitoba The Pas
28 June 1927 Age:
44
Re-elected to this legislature
General 1/2 PROG 56.18% 582 of 1,036 Elig.: 1,375 Parti.: 75.35%
Loser > LIB 43.82% 454 (-128) Stephan Stephansson  m  ( 40 )
  Post-Election...
28 June 1927 > 44 n/a PROG Became premier at election
ID: 37328(F) — 28 Jul 2021 15:24 ET Service: 4 years 11 months 18 days (Gov't)
Provincial
Ass.: 19
Manitoba The Pas
16 June 1932 Age:
48
Re-elected to this legislature
General 1/3 LIB 60.60% 1,915 of 3,160 Elig.: 4,825 Parti.: 65.49%
Loser > LAB 33.92% 1,072 (-843) N.S. McDonald  m 
  Post-Election...
16 June 1932 > 48 n/a LIBP Became premier at election
ID: 37378(F) — 20 Mar 2022 18:05 ET Service: 4 years 1 month 10 days (Gov't)
Provincial
Ass.: 20
Manitoba The Pas
21 August 1936 Age:
53
Re-elected to this legislature
General 1/2 LIB 60.30% 2,968 of 4,922 Elig.: 6,910 Parti.: 72.98%
Loser > PC 39.70% 1,954 (-1,014) George B. Mainwaring  m  ( 43 )
  Post-Election...
21 August 1936 > 53 n/a LIBP Became premier at election
17 November 1940 > 57 LIBP COAL Changed allegiance
18 November 1940 > 57 LIBP COAL His party lost power
12 March 1941 > 57 COAL LIBP Changed allegiance
13 March 1941 > 57 COAL LIBP His party took power
ID: 37428(F) — 11 Oct 2021 19:49 ET Service: 4 years 8 months (O & G)
Provincial
Ass.: 21
Manitoba The Pas
22 April 1941 Age:
57
Re-elected to this legislature
General 1/1 LIB 0.00% 0 of 0 Elig.: 8,819 Parti.: n/a
By acclamation  
  Post-Election...
22 April 1941 > 57 n/a LIBP Became premier at election
9 December 1941 > 58 LIBP COAL Changed allegiance
10 December 1941 > 58 LIBP COAL His party lost power
15 January 1943 > 59 COAL Vac. Resigned: Successfully ran in a ministerial by-election
9 September 1945 > COAL LIBP His party lost power
ID: 37474(F) — 20 Mar 2022 19:34 ET Service: 1 year 8 months 24 days (G & O)
Provincial
Ass.: 21
Manitoba The Pas
17 August 1943 Age:
60
Did not run in this election Exit from legislature →
By-Election  
Successor > CCF 61.15% 3,504 of 5,730 Beresford R. Richards  m  ( 28 )
ID: 37480(F) — 3 Jul 2022 09:17 ET
Federal
Ass.: 20
Manitoba Neepawa
11 June 1945 Age:
61
→ New to this legislature
General 1/3 PC 46.51% 6,497 of 13,969 Elig.: 17,015 Parti.: 82.10%
Loser > LIB 33.10% 4,624 (-1,873) Frederick D. MacKenzie  m  ( 62 )
  Post-Election...
11 June 1945 > 61 n/a PC Was party leader at election
ID: 23160(F) — 16 Aug 2021 01:28 ET Service: 4 years 0 month 15 days (Oppo.)
Federal
Ass.: 21
Manitoba Brandon
27 June 1949 Age:
66
Defeated incumbent Exit from legislature →
General 2/3 PC 35.09% 7,150 of 20,377 Elig.: 27,489 Parti.: 74.64%
Winner > LIB 55.27% 11,263 (+4,113) James E. Matthews  m  ( 79 )
ID: 23415(F) — 27 Jan 2022 14:37 ET
→ 7 online biographical references
 
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EN Manitoba Historical Society, Memorable Manitobans: John Bracken (1883-1969) 17 April 2021
EN MLA Biographies - Deceased: Bracken, John 17 April 2021
FR Notes biographiques des députés décédés: Bracken, John 17 April 2021
EN Parliament of Canada (ParlInfo): The Hon. John Bracken, P.C., M.P. 17 April 2021
FR Parlement du Canada (ParlInfo): L'hon. John Bracken, C.P., député 17 April 2021
EN Wikipedia: John Bracken 17 April 2021
FR Wikipédia: John Bracken 17 April 2021
Rev.: 26 Jun 2022 @ 11:54 ET
Gen.: 17 Aug 2022 @ 18:47 ET