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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Prohibition Referendum (1902)

A referendum on prohibition was held on 2 April 1902. The voting results for individual municipalities were as follows:

Municipality

For

Against

Eligible
Voters

Aberdeen

82

175

258

Archie

23

27

231

Argyle

245

269

1,030

Arthur

358

199

1,449

Assiniboia

43

138

363

Birtle (RM)

70

62

357

Birtle (Town)

48

46

94

Blanshard

115

68

429

Boissevain

74

80

262

Boulton

14

17

91

Brandon

318

612

1,509

Brenda

240

77

580

Brokenhead

58

173

257

Cameron

113

122

621

Clanwilliam

37

64

318

Carberry

49

174

291

Carman

147

147

488

Cornwallis

141

268

763

Cypress North

133

136

717

Cypress South

140

197

637

Daly

117

48

443

Dauphin (RM)

161

174

1,221

Dauphin (Village)

93

117

213

De Salaberry

18

215

424

Dufferin

598

371

1,863

East Selkirk

15

26

43

Ellice

17

61

142

Elton

216

70

514

Emerson

129

63

249

Fort Alexander

0

47

47

Franklin

166

204

704

Gilbert Plains

149

95

753

Gimli

41

290

455

Gladstone

64

90

207

Glenwood

265

215

673

Grandview

94

114

451

Gretna

28

137

166

Hamiota

261

114

570

Hanover

10

173

635

Harrison

56

40

156

Kildonan

53

52

512

Kinosota

0

0

?

La Broquerie

34

257

588

Langford

79

40

594

Lansdowne

111

128

888

Lorne

158

281

1,158

Louise

428

264

1,261

Macdonald

83

153

423

Manitou

44

60

191

Miniota

228

46

529

Minitonas

0

0

?

Minnedosa

70

130

235

Montcalm

72

492

951

Morden

103

261

519

Morris (RM)

68

110

741

Morris (Town)

44

39

115

Morton

209

104

592

Neepawa

144

173

658

Norfolk North

311

262

1,380

Norfolk South

435

359

1,312

Oakland

122

198

673

Ochre River

41

268

490

Odanah

119

72

355

Pembina

159

166

1,000

Pipestone

265

101

575

Powassin

45

189

234

Rapid City

63

98

493

Rhineland

76

357

1,498

Ritchot

16

384

636

Riverside

79

65

575

Rockwood

330

218

862

Rossburn

71

18

151

Rosedale

141

97

905

Rosser

56

42

231

Russell

113

83

290

Saskatchewan

42

68

487

Selkirk

126

317

765

Shell River

32

25

183

Shoal Lake

99

133

232

Sifton

218

217

713

Silver Creek

83

20

?

Springfield

108

113

627

St. Andrews

140

112

418

St. Boniface (Mun)

3

54

57

St. Boniface (City)

26

576

?

St. Clements

50

100

?

St. Francois Xavier

71

241

859

St. Laurent

7

130

150

St. Paul

48

67

149

Stanley

187

249

1205

Strathclair

83

30

285

Stuartburn

7

24

106

Swan River

76

130

744

Tache

24

218

606

Turtle Mountain

341

290

1,234

Wallace

198

134

863

Westbourne

166

350

1,082

Whitehead

152

98

629

Whitewater

168

149

580

Winchester

124

113

561

Winnipeg

2,481

5,287

14,148

Woodlands

81

75

658

Woodworth

352

57

667

Virden

154

91

317

TOTAL

15,607

22,464

74,477

See also:

Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1892)

Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Prohibition Referendum (1916)

Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Temperance Act Amendment Referendum (1923)

Sources:

Manitoba Election Records (December 1870 to November 1957, June 1958 to June 1969), Manitoba Legislative Library.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 March 2020

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