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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial By-Elections (1883-1885)

The results of provincial by-elections in this period were as follows:

Constituency

Date

Candidate

Party

Votes

Emerson

16 June 1883

Charles Stanford Douglas (1852-1917)

Conservative

244

Frederick Ernest Burnham (1847-?)

Liberal

169

Dufferin North

13 May 1884

David Henry Wilson (1855-1926)

?

Acclaim

Kildonan

1 April 1884

John McBeth [Macbeth] (1854-1897)

Conservative

109

J. Thompson

Liberal

60

La Verendrye

8 January 1884

Louis Arthur Prud’Homme (1853-1941)

Conservative

300

J. W. Owens

Liberal

148

24 August 1885

James Emile Pierre Prendergast (1858-1945)

?

Acclaim

Portage

19 May 1883

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

Liberal

290

William Ross Black (1855-1919)

Conservative

261

Rat Portage

21 September 1883

James Andrew Miller (1839-1886)

?

385

James Gillespie

?

131

Rockwood

27 February 1884

Samuel Jacob Jackson (1848-1942)

Liberal

220

J. P. Matheson

Conservative

124

Ste. Agathe

8 June 1883

Joseph Ernest Cyr (1854-1929)

?

84

Martin Jerome (1849-1936)

?

76

John Carey

?

30

Winnipeg South

24 February 1885

Charles Edward Hamilton (1844-?)

Conservative

606

William Fisher Luxton (1844-1907)

Liberal

529

See also:

Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1883)

Memorable Manitobans: Members of the Fifth Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1883-1886)

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: 31 July 2019

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