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Events in Manitoba History: Canadian Federal Election (1896)

Link to:
Canadian Federal Election (1891) | Canadian Federal Election (1900)

The Canadian federal election of 1896 was held on 23 June. The results were as follows:

Riding

Candidate

Party

Votes

Brandon

D’Alton McCarthy (1836-1898)

McCarthyite

3,073

W. A. McDonald

Conservative

2,738

W. Postlethwaite

Patrons of Industry

1,102

Lisgar

Robert Lorne Richardson (1860-1921)

Liberal

2,657

Robert Rogers (1864-1936)

Conservative

2,603

Macdonald

Nathaniel Boyd (1853-1941)

Conservative

2,436

John Gunion Rutherford (1857-1923)

Liberal

2,038

Charles Baithwaite

Patrons of Industry

1,259

Marquette

William James Roche (1859-1937)

Conservative

1,533

James Henry Ashdown (1844-1924)

Liberal

1,466

George Archibald James Alfred Marshall (1850-1936)

Patrons of Industry

472

Provencher

Alphonse Alfred Clement LaRivière (1842-1925)

Conservative

1,476

George Walton (1854-1925)

Liberal

810

Selkirk

John Alexander MacDonell (1854-1912)

Liberal

1,713

Hugh Armstrong (1858-1926)

Conservative

1,712

Winnipeg

Hugh John Macdonald (1850-1929)

Liberal-Conservative

2,961

Joseph “Fightin’ Joe” Martin (1852-1923)

Liberal

2,835

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Manitoba Members of the Eighth Canadian Parliament (1896-1900)

Sources:

History of Federal Ridings Since 1867, Parliament of Canada.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Profile revised: 23 October 2017

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