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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1888)

Link to:
Provincial General Election (1886) | Provincial General Election (1892)

The Manitoba general election of 1888 was held on 11 July. The results were as follows:

Party

Leader

Seats

Government (Liberal)

Thomas Greenway (1838-1908)

32

Opposition (Conservative)

John Norquay (1841-1889)

5

Independent

-

1

Total

38

The voting results for individual constituencies were as follows:

Constituency

Candidate

Party

Votes

Beautiful Plains

John Crawford (1856-1928)

Government

327

John Andrew Davidson (1852-1903)

Opposition

303

Birtle

Charles Julius Mickle (1848-1919)

Government

Acclaim

Brandon City

James Allan Smart (1858-1942)

Government

340

Charles Cliffe (1842-1931)

Opposition

280

Carillon

Martin Jerome (1849-1936)

Government

126

Paul Chenard

Independent

99

Cartier

Thomas Fraser Gelley (1860-1939)

Government

271

Joseph Hamelin

Opposition

123

Cypress

Ernest Jameson Wood (?-?)

Opposition

191

Robert Schuyler Thompson (1844-1930)

Government

138

F. Burnett

Government

134

Dennis

Daniel McLean [MacLean] (1854-1908)

Government

411

Adam Gerrond McDougall (1836-1907)

Opposition

307

Dufferin

Rodmond Palen Roblin (1853-1937)

Independent

Acclaim

Emerson

James Thomson (1854-?)

Government

222

Charles Stanford Douglas (1852-1917)

Opposition

208

Kildonan

John Norquay (1841-1889)

Opposition

305

Duncan MacArthur (1840-1907)

Government

303

Killarney

Finlay McNaughton Young (1852-1916)

Government

Acclaim

Lakeside

Kenneth McKenzie [Mackenzie] (1822-1911)

Government

324

A. A. McLennan

Opposition

246

Lansdowne

Edward Dickson (1854-1903)

Government

361

Samuel Hanna

Opposition

273

La Verendrye

William Lagimodiere (1859-1930)

Government

240

L. G. Gagnon

Government

179

Lorne

Robert George O'Malley (1857-1938)

Opposition

314

John Alexander MacDonell (1854-1912)

Government

273

Manitou

William James Winram (1838-1891)

Government

Acclaim

Minnedosa

John Daniel Gillies (1856-1930)

Opposition

248

Robert Hill Myers (1856-1921)

Government

227

S. L. Hend

Government

219

Morden

Alexander Lawrence (1846-1899)

Government

Acclaim

Morris

Alphonse Fortunat Martin (1849-1905)

Government

Acclaim

Mountain

Thomas Greenway (1838-1908)

Government

Acclaim

Norfolk

Samuel Jacob Thompson (1845-1909)

Government

345

Thomas Walter Gilbert (1850-1890)

Opposition

309

North Brandon

Clifford Sifton (1861-1929)

Government

335

William Alexander Macdonald (1860-1946)

Opposition

293

Portage la Prairie

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

Government

Acclaim

Rockwood

Samuel Jacob Jackson (1848-1942)

Government

356

J. B. Rutherford

Opposition

258

Rosenfeldt

Enoch Winkler (1852-1928)

Government

106

William Hespeler (1830-1921)

Independent

58

Russell

James Fisher (1840-1927)

Government

346

John Butternut Fraser

Opposition

91

St. Andrews

Frederick William Colcleugh (1845-1907)

Government

Acclaim

St. Boniface

Roger Marion (1846-1920)

Opposition

182

Joseph Ernest Cyr (1854-1929)

Government

168

Shoal Lake

James Harrower (1833-1892)

Government

278

James Claridge

Opposition

217

Souris

Archibald McIntyre Campbell (1851-?)

Government

374

James Peterkin Alexander (1835-1912)

Opposition

356

South Brandon

Herbert Clement Graham (1856-1934)

Government

324

John Nesbitt Kirchhoffer (1848-1914)

Opposition

306

Springfield

Thomas Henry Smith (1848-1919)

Government

Acclaim

Turtle Mountain

John Hettle (1842-1897)

Government

302

Frederick Laurence Schaffner (1855-1935)

Opposition

233

Westbourne

Thomas Lewis Morton (1846-1914)

Government

192

William McKelvey

Opposition

126

Winnipeg Centre

Daniel Hunter McMillan (1846-1933)

Government

972

Thomas Gilroy (1848-1905)

Opposition

470

Winnipeg North

Lyman Melvin Jones (1843-1917)

Government

848

Justin Joseph Golden (1844-1931)

Opposition

420

Winnipeg South

Isaac Campbell (1853-1929)

Government

693

Gilbert McMicken (1813-1891)

Opposition

450

Woodlands

James Emile Pierre Prendergast (1858-1945)

Government

331

John Moore Robinson (1855-1934)

Opposition

263

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Members of the Seventh Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1888-1892)

Sources:

“Buried!,” Manitoba Free Press, 12 July 1888, 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: 5 October 2018

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