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Distribution of Seats by Party 1905-2015

Legislative Assembly Date of Election Number of Electoral Divisions Number of Members Elected Distribution of Seats by Political Affiliation
1 1905, Thursday, November 9 25 25 Liberal 23
Conservative 2
2 1909, Monday, March 22 39 41 – Calgary & Edmonton had 2 members each Liberal 36
Conservative 2
Socialist 1
Independent
Liberal 1
Independent 1
3 1913, Thursday, April 17 55 56 – Edmonton had 2 members Liberal 39
Conservative 17
4 1917, Thursday, June 7 56 58 – 2 military elected at large Liberal 34
Conservative 19
Independent 2
Labour 1
5 1921, Monday, July 18 52 61 – Edmonton & Calgary each had 5 members & Medicine Hat had 2 United Farmers 38
Liberal 15
Labour 4
Independent 4
6 1926, Monday, June 28 52 61 – Edmonton & Calgary each had 5 members & Medicine Hat had 2 United Farmers 43
Liberal 7
Labour 5
Conservative 5
Independent Labour 1
7 1930, Thursday, June 19 53 63 – Edmonton & Calgary had 6 members each United Farmers 39
Liberal 11
Conservative 6Labour 4
Independent 3
8 1935, Thursday, August 22 53 63 – Edmonton & Calgary had 6 members each Social Credit 56
Liberal 5
Conservative 2
9 1940, Thursday, March 21 49 57 – Edmonton & Calgary had 5 members each Social Credit 36
Independent 19
Liberal 1
Labour 1
10 1944, Tuesday, August 8 49 57 – Edmonton & Calgary had 5 members each Social Credit 51
Independent 3
CCF 2
Veterans Party 1
11 1948, Tuesday, August 17 49 57 – Edmonton & Calgary had 5 members each Social Credit 51
Liberal 2
CCF 2
Independent Social Credit 1
Independent 1
12 1952, Tuesday, August 5 50 60 – Edmonton & Calgary had 6 members each Social Credit 53
Liberal 3
Independent
Social Credit 1
CCF 1
Conservative 1
PC 1
13 1955, Wednesday, June 29 50 61 – Edmonton had 7 members & Calgary had 6 members Social Credit 37
Liberal 15
Conservative 3
CCF 2
Liberal Conservative 1
Independent Social Credit 1
Independent 1
Coalition 1
14 1959, Thursday, June 18 65 65 Social Credit 61
Liberal 1
PC 1
Independent Social Credit 1
Coalition 1
15 1963, Monday, June 17 63 63 Social Credit 60
Liberal 2
Coalition 1
16 1967, Tuesday, May 23 65 65 Social Credit 55
PC 6
Liberal 3
Independent 1
17 1971, Monday, August 30 75 75 PC 49
Social Credit 25
NDP 1
18 1975, Wednesday, March 26 75 75 PC 69
Social Credit 4
NDP 1
Independent 1
19 1979, Wednesday, March 14 79 79 PC 74
Social Credit 4
NDP 1
20 1982, Tuesday, November 2 79 79 PC 75
NDP 2
Independent 2
21 1986, Thursday, May 8 83 83 PC 61
NDP 16
LIB 4
RPA 2
22 1989, Monday, March 20 83 83 PC 59
NDP 16
LIB 8
23 1993, Tuesday, June 15 83 83 PC 51
LIB 32
24 1997, Tuesday, March 11 83 83 PC 63
LIB 18
NDP 2
25 2001, Monday, March 12 83 83 PC 74
LIB 7
NDP 2
26 2004, Monday, November 22 83 83 PC 62
LIB 16
NDP 4
AA 1
27 2008, Monday, March 3 83 83 PC 72
LIB 9
NDP 2
28 2012, Monday, April 23 87 87 PC 61
WAP 17
LIB 5
NDP 4
29 2015, Tuesday, May 5 87 87 NDP 54
WRP 21
PC 10
AP 1
LIB 1

Note:
AA – Alberta Alliance Party
AP – Alberta Party
CCF – Cooperative Commonwealth Federation
LIB – Alberta Liberal Party
NDP – New Democratic Party
PC – Progressive Conservative
RPA – Representative Party of Alberta
WAP – Wildrose Alliance Party
WRP – Wildrose Party