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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1874)

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The Manitoba provincial election of 1874 was held on 23 December. The results were as follows:

Party

Leader

Votes

Seats

Government

Marc Amable Girard (1822-1892)

 

10

Opposition

?

 

8

Independent

-

 

5

Totals

 

23

The voting results for individual constituencies were as follows:

Constituency

Candidate

Party

Votes

Baie St. Paul

Felix Chenier (1843-1910)

Government

81

William E. Spence

?

37

Headingley

John Taylor (1834-1925)

Independent

59

William Auld Tait (1826-1900)

?

54

High Bluff

James Cowan (1831-1910)

Opposition

76

James Cadman

?

30

Kildonan

John Sutherland (1837-1922)

?

49

John Fraser

?

49

Lake Manitoba

Angus McKay (1836-1910)

Government

Acclaim

Poplar Point

Francis Evans “Frank” Cornish (1831-1878)

Opposition

92

Robert Hastie

?

65

Portage la Prairie

Kenneth McKenzie [Mackenzie] (1822-1911)

Opposition

87

William John James (1844-1903)

?

81

Rockwood

William Fisher Luxton (1844-1907)

Opposition

90

A. W. McClure

?

24

Ste. Agathe

Alphonse Fortunat Martin (1849-1905)

Government

94

Cotton W. Almon

?

58

William Dease (1827-1913)

?

2

St. Andrews North

John Gunn (1825-1898)

Independent

83

Alex McPherson

?

36

St. Andrews South

John Norquay (1841-1889)

Opposition

67

Edward Henry George Gunson Hay (1840-1918)

?

34

Ste. Anne

Charles Nolin (1823-1907)

Government

69

Alphonse Alfred Clement LaRivière (1842-1925)

?

29

St. Boniface

Marc Amable Girard (1822-1892)

Government

Acclaim

St. Charles

Alexander “Sandy” Murray (1839-1913)

Independent

84

Louis Schmidt (1844-1935)

?

44

R. P. Mulligan

?

9

St. Clements

Thomas Howard (1845-1903)

Opposition

62

William Leask

?

35

St. Francois Xavier East

Maxime Lépine (c1837-1897)

Government

Acclaim

St. Francois Xavier West

Joseph Royal (1837-1902)

Government

Acclaim

St. James

Edwin Bourke (1836-1915)

Independent

44

Frederick Edward Molyneux St. John (1838-1904)

?

42

Robert Tait (1830-1912)

?

3

St. Norbert

Joseph Dubuc (1840-1914)

Government

51

Pierre Delorme (1832-1912)

?

31

St. Paul

Curtis James Bird (1838-1876)

Independent

42

Hugh Pritchard (1830-1912)

?

34

St. Vital

Joseph Octave Lemay (1829-1892)

Government

72

Médéric Foucher (1838-1909)

?

47

Springfield

William Robert Dick (1821-1904)

Opposition

84

John Scott

?

50

Westbourne

Corydon Partlow Brown (1848-1891)

Opposition

98

Walter Lynch (1835-1908)

?

70

Donald Leask

?

18

Winnipeg

Robert Atkinson Davis (1841-1903)

Government

198

Thomas Scott (1841-1915)

?

183

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Second Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1875-1878)

Sources:

“The result,” Manitoba Free Press, 2 January 1875, page 4.

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: 20 September 2019

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