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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1878)

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Provincial General Election (1874) | Provincial General Election (1879)

The Manitoba provincial election of 1878 was held on 18 December. The results were as follows:

Party

Leader

Votes

Seats

Government

?

 

?

Opposition

?

 

?

Independent

?

 

?

Totals

 

?

The voting results for individual constituencies were as follows:

Constituency

Candidate

Party

Votes

Baie St. Paul

Andrew Bourke (?-?)

?

84

J. F. Garrison

?

72

Burnside

Kenneth McKenzie [Mackenzie] (1822-1911)

?

162

William Smith

?

106

Headingley

John Taylor (1834-1925)

?

71

William Auld Tait (1826-1900)

?

54

High Bluff

John Aldham Kyte Drummond (1847-1913)

?

110

W. J. Ferguson

?

86

Kildonan

Alexander MacBeth Sutherland (1849-1884)

?

78

John Sutherland (1837-1922)

?

42

Pembina

John Albert Stevenson (1848-1879)

?

111

Julius Frazelle Galbraith (1854-1934)

?

53

J. Morris

?

27

Portage la Prairie

James Cowan (1831-1910)

?

Acclaim

Rockwood

Thomas Lusted (1841-1904)

?

183

Henry Joseph Hynes Clarke (1833-1889)

?

104

Ste. Agathe

Joseph Noel Taillefer (1828-1897)

?

Acclaim

St. Andrews North

John Gunn (1825-1898)

?

69

Edward Henry George Gunson Hay (1840-1918)

?

58

St. Andrews South

John Norquay (1841-1889)

?

62

John Allan

?

54

Ste. Anne

Charles Nolin (1823-1907)

?

92

J. B. Lapointe

?

76

St. Boniface

Alphonse Alfred Clement LaRivière (1842-1925)

?

Acclaim

St. Charles

Alexander “Sandy” Murray (1839-1913)

?

Acclaim

St. Clements

John Wright Sifton (1833-1912)

?

87

Robert Martin Bullock (1846-1930)

?

43

Captain Vaughan

?

24

St. Francois Xavier East

Louis Schmidt (1844-1935)

?

36

Maxime Lépine (c1837-1897)

?

32

St. Francois Xavier West

Joseph Royal (1837-1902)

?

Acclaim

St. James

David Marr Walker (1835-1920)

?

71

W. J. Corrigan

?

22

St. Norbert

Pierre Delorme (1832-1912)

?

Acclaim

St. Pauls

Samuel Clarke Biggs (1851-1911)

?

91

John Harrison O’Donnell (1838-1912)

?

39

W. B. Thibaudeau

?

9

St. Vital

Maxime Goulet (1855-1932)

?

83

Alexander Kittson (1853-1883)

?

55

J. Hamelin

?

2

Springfield

Arthur Wellington Ross (1846-1901)

?

117

A. D. Irish

?

110

A. Bray

?

31

Westbourne

Corydon Partlow Brown (1848-1891)

?

Acclaim

Winnipeg

Thomas Scott (1841-1915)

?

273

W. A. Loucks

?

19

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Members of the Third Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1878-1879)

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: 20 September 2019

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