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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1886)

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Provincial General Election (1883) | Provincial General Election (1888)

The Manitoba general election of 1886 was held on 9 December. The results were as follows:

Party

Leader

Votes

Seats

Conservative

John Norquay (1841-1889)

10,844

19

Liberal

Thomas Greenway (1838-1908)

10,305

14

Independent

-

442

2

Totals

21,591

35

The voting results for individual constituencies were as follows:

Constituency

Candidate

Party

Votes

Assiniboia

Alexander “Sandy” Murray (1839-1913)

Conservative

149

James McKenzie Ross

Liberal

89

Beautiful Plains

John Crawford (1856-1928)

Liberal

302

John Andrew Davidson (1852-1903)

Conservative

272

Brandon East

James Allan Smart (1858-1942)

Liberal

580

George Winters

Conservative

521

Brandon West

John Nesbitt Kirchhoffer (1848-1914)

Conservative

441

John Wright Sifton (1833-1912)

Liberal

427

Carillon

Roger Marion (1846-1920)

Conservative

118

Martin Jerome (1849-1936)

Liberal

75

Cartier

Thomas Fraser Gelley (1860-1939)

Independent

Acclaim

Cypress

Robert Schuyler Thompson (1844-1930)

Liberal

248

J. A. F. Andrews

Conservative

247

Dennis

Daniel McLean [MacLean] (1854-1908)

Liberal

510

Thomas Routledge (1857-1893)

Conservative

394

Dufferin North

David Henry Wilson (1855-1926)

Conservative

360

Rodmond Palen Roblin (1853-1937)

Liberal

355

Dufferin South

William James Winram (1838-1891)

Liberal

368

Ferris Bolton (1853-1937)

Conservative

261

Emerson

Charles Stanford Douglas (1852-1917)

Conservative

317

Samuel Clarke Biggs (1851-1911)

Liberal

192

Kildonan and St. Paul

John McBeth [Macbeth] (1854-1897)

Conservative

194

John Sutherland (1837-1922)

Liberal

159

Lakeside

Kenneth McKenzie [Mackenzie] (1822-1911)

Liberal

323

Isaiah Mawhinney (1830-1913)

Conservative

312

La Verendrye

James Emile Pierre Prendergast (1858-1945)

Conservative

208

L. G. Gagnon

Liberal

191

Lorne

John Alexander MacDonell (1854-1912)

Liberal

281

H. Pentland

Conservative

277

Minnedosa East

John Daniel Gillies (1856-1930)

Conservative

278

John Crerar (1848-1933)

Liberal

261

Minnedosa West

David Howard Harrison (1843-1905)

Conservative

244

James W. Shanks

Liberal

179

Morris

Alphonse Fortunat Martin (1849-1905)

Liberal

249

Henry James Tennant (1839-1913)

Conservative

170

William Osborne Smith (1831-1887)

Independent

144

Mountain

Thomas Greenway (1838-1908)

Liberal

385

Robert Rogers (1864-1936)

Conservative

370

Norfolk

Samuel Jacob Thompson (1845-1909)

Liberal

316

Thomas Walter Gilbert (1850-1890)

Conservative

290

Portage la Prairie

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

Liberal

358

William Patterson Smith (1850-1937)

Conservative

343

Rockwood

Samuel Jacob Jackson (1848-1942)

Liberal

243

Nathaniel Francis Hagel (1846-1915)

Conservative

227

Russell

Edward Phillip “E. P.” Leacock (1853-1927)

Conservative

228

James Fisher (1840-1927)

Liberal

220

St. Andrews

John Norquay (1841-1889)

Conservative

342

Frederick William Colcleugh (1845-1907)

Liberal

273

St. Boniface

Alphonse Alfred Clement LaRivière (1842-1925)

Conservative

Acclaim

St. Clements

David Glass (1829-1906)

Independent

151

Robert Hay (1838-1913)

Conservative

147

W. J. Robinson

Liberal

60

St. Francois Xavier

Joseph Burke (1853-?)

Conservative

Acclaim

Shoal Lake

Charles Edward Hamilton (1844-1919)

Conservative

500

Robert Nelson (1830-1912)

Liberal

400

Souris

James Peterkin Alexander (1835-1912)

Conservative

235

A. M. Livingstone

Liberal

215

Springfield

Thomas Henry Smith (1848-1919)

Conservative

204

J. B. McArthur

Liberal

195

Turtle Mountain

Finlay McNaughton Young (1852-1916)

Liberal

503

George Morton (1821-1891)

Conservative

378

Westbourne

Corydon Partlow Brown (1848-1891)

Conservative

244

Thomas Lewis Morton (1846-1914)

Liberal

183

Winnipeg North

Edward Lancaster Drewry (1851-1940)

Conservative

1,377

Elias George Conklin (1845-1901)

Liberal

1,154

Winnipeg South

William Fisher Luxton (1844-1907)

Liberal

1,012

William Bain Scarth (1837-1902)

Conservative

973

Woodlands

John Moore Robinson (1855-1934)

Conservative

167

William Wagner (1820-1901)

Independent

128

Mark Fortune (1847-1912)

Liberal

74

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Members of the Sixth Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1886-1888)

Sources:

“The elections,” Manitoba Free Press, 10 December 1886, page 1.

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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