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In 1865, who was the premier of New Brunswick?

Samuel Leonard Tilley


What happened during the 1865 election?

Tilley's opponents said that if they joined Confederation, they would lose control over its own affairs. Tilley's pro-Confederation party lost the election.


What happened in 1866?

The lieutenant-governor that was appointed by Britain was told to promote Confederation. He pressured the anti-Confederation party into resigning. He then appointed another pro-Confederation government and called another election. Tilley was re-elected. The new assembly voted for Confederation.