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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1927)

Link to:
Provincial General Election (1922) | Provincial General Election (1932)

The Manitoba general election of 1927 was held on 28 June. The results were as follows:

Party

Leader

Seats

Progressive

John Bracken (1883-1969)

29

Conservative

Fawcett Gowler Taylor (1878-1940)

15

Liberal

Hugh Amos Robson (1871-1945)

7

Labour

John Queen (1882-1946)

3

Independent

-

1

Total

55

The voting results for individual constituencies were as follows:

Constituency

Candidate

Party

Votes

Arthur

Duncan Lloyd McLeod (1874-1935)

Liberal

1,226

Arthur Ross

Conservative

902

Assiniboia

Joseph Henry Cotter (1872-1937)

Conservative

1,963

Robert Boyd “R. B.” Russell (1888-1964)

Labour

1,535

Charles Leonard Richardson (1884-1939)

Independent Progressive

668

Andrew Watson Myles (1884-1970)

Liberal

659

Alex S. Peldron

Progressive

471

Beautiful Plains

Adalbert James Moses Poole (1881-1970)

Progressive

1549

Ernest Harold Whelpley (1890-1960)

Conservative

1153

Stanley H. Kerr

Liberal

511

Birtle

John William Pratt (1894-1973)

Progressive

1,215

Albert J. McLeod

Liberal

1,071

Alfred Stephen Arnold (1865-1936)

Conservative

635

Brandon City

John Henry Edmison (1875-1932)

Independent

3,526

William Hill

Labour

1,288

Henry William “Harry” Cater (1869-1945)

Progressive

489

Carillon

Albert Prefontaine (1861-1935)

Progressive

1,604

Thomas Boniface Molloy (1878-1948)

Liberal

458

Cypress

William Hooey Spinks (1873-1949)

Conservative

1,320

Andrew Moore

Progressive

1,189

J. F. Dandson

Liberal

311

Dauphin

Robert George Ferguson (1866-1957)

Conservative

1,350

George Hastings Palmer (1881-1947)

Progressive

1,064

Archibald Esplen (1864-1933)

Liberal

647

Deloraine

Hugh McKenzie (1870-1957)

Progressive

1,299

A. T. Hainsworth

Conservative

1,147

Peter Spence

Liberal

369

Dufferin

John Alfred Munn (1882-1942)

Progressive

1,790

A. E. Shewfelt

Conservative

1,047

Gavin Allan Hall (1898-1948)

Liberal

307

Emerson

Robert Franklin Curran (1883-1958)

Progressive

975

Herbert Henry Wright (1880-1944)

Liberal

787

J. Kulackowsky

Independent

637

Dymtro Yakimischak (1888-1958)

Independent

371

R. Whitman

Conservative

313

P. Tanchuk

Independent

0

Ethelbert

Nicholas Apoluner Hryhorczuk (1888-1979)

Progressive

1,302

Peter Melnyk

Independent

917

Fairford

Stuart Sinclair Garson (1898-1977)

Progressive

501

Albert Walmsley Kirvan (1870-1952)

Liberal

416

R. H. Francis

Conservative

296

Fisher

Nicolas Volodymir Bachynsky (1887-1969)

Progressive

754

Henry Liddell Mabb (1872-1960)

Conservative

310

George Waldron Prout (1878-c1980)

Liberal

179

Charles Cinpak

Independent

12

Gilbert Plains

Arthur Ritchie Berry (1879-1943)

Progressive

1,021

Samuel Hughes (1873-1940)

Conservative

592

J. G. Vance

Liberal

315

Gimli

Ingimar Ingaldson (1888-1934)

Progressive

1,231

Einar Sigurjon Jonasson (1887-1935)

Liberal

1,038

Michael Rojeski (1884-1965)

Independent

619

Nicholas Boychuk

Independent

238

Gisli Sigmundson

Conservative

199

Dmytro Derhak

Independent

49

Gladstone

William Morton (1884-1958)

Progressive

1,311

John Foster

Independent

624

Glenwood

James Washington Breakey (1865-1952)

Liberal

1,217

Samuel Henry Forrest (1873-1963)

Progressive

850

Frederick A. Cross

Conservative

544

Hamiota

Thomas Wolstenholme (1870-1952)

Progressive

1,086

William Edward Warren

Conservative

520

William Braid

Liberal

462

Iberville

Arthur Rivers Boivin (1878-1951)

Progressive

Acclaim

Kildonan and St. Andrews

James Osborne McLenaghen (1892-1950)

Conservative

1,530

Walter Henry Gabriel “Harry” Gibbs (1872-1952)

Liberal

1,456

Charles Albert Tanner (1887-1970)

Progressive

1,134

Killarney

John Bell Laughlin (1879-1941)

Conservative

1,189

Andrew Edmond Foster (1867-1956)

Progressive

934

Lakeside

Douglas Lloyd Campbell (1895-1995)

Progressive

1,442

John Pigott “Jack” Bend (1883-1969)

Conservative

1,274

Lansdowne

Tobias Crawford Norris (1861-1936)

Liberal

1,947

Ellis David Alder (1897-1977)

Conservative

550

La Verendrye

Phillipe Adjutor “Pete” Talbot (1879-1967)

Progressive

1,074

J. Napoleon Landry

Liberal

581

Dr. Paul Royal

Conservative

440

Manitou

Joseph Prospere Lusignan (1876-1967)

Conservative

1,467

George Compton (1872-1950)

Progressive

1,338

Charles A. Jopp

Liberal

541

Minnedosa

Earl James Rutledge (1894-1975)

Conservative

1,595

Norman P. Shuttleworth

Progressive

1,581

Walter Richardson

Liberal

572

Morden & Rhineland

Hugh McGavin (1874-1958)

Conservative

1,252

John Henry Black

Progressive

1,132

Peter Bueckert

Liberal

518

Morris

William Reid Clubb (1884-1962)

Progressive

1,663

Walter J. Fulton

Liberal

285

Mountain

Irving Moffat Cleghorn (1863-1929)

Liberal

1,578

Charles Reginald Cannon (1866-1951)

Progressive

1,494

Norfolk

John Muirhead (1877-1954)

Progressive

1,341

Reuben James Waugh (1875-1945)

Conservative

1,307

Portage la Prairie

Fawcett Gowler Taylor (1878-1940)

Conservative

1,580

Sydney McKay

Liberal

795

Roblin

Frederic Young Newton (1870-1959)

Conservative

1,057

H. H. Simpson

Progressive

734

D. Rostoky

Liberal

270

Rockwood

William Clarke McKinnell (1873-1939)

Progressive

1,486

Major Proctor

Conservative

719

Arthur John Lobb (1871-1928)

Liberal

474

Michael Slobodianek

Independent

66

Rupertsland

Herbert Grahame Beresford (1880-1938)

Progressive

235

Frederick Charles Hamilton (1871-1949)

Liberal

160

Hyman Yewdall (1879-1947)

Conservative

81

Russell

Isaac Bertie Griffiths (1882-1970)

Progressive

1,431

Robert Peden

Conservative

1,311

William Wilber Wilfred Wilson (1885-1964)

Liberal

932

Basil Lazaruk

Independent

254

St. Boniface

Joseph Bernier (1874-1951)

Conservative

2,646

L. P. Gagnon

Liberal

2,618

Marcus Hyman (1883-1938)

Labour

1,469

H. Laurendeau

Progressive

1,188

St. Clements

Robert Alexander Hoey (1883-1965)

Progressive

2,146

Donald Andrew Ross (1856-1938)

Independent

1,436

Matthew James Stanbridge (1876-1939)

Independent

440

St. George

Skuli Sigfusson (1870-1969)

Liberal

1,006

Albert E. Kristjansson (1877-1974)

Progressive

597

Paul Reykdal

Conservative

466

Ste. Rose

Maurice Dane MacCarthy (1878-1953)

Progressive

1,161

Joseph Hamelin (1873-1947)

Conservative

960

Arthur Hurst

Liberal

358

Springfield

Murdoch Mackay (1884-1962)

Liberal

1,507

Clifford Barclay (1876-1961)

Progressive

1,489

Theodore Stefanik

Conservative

491

Swan River

Andrew McCleary (c1863-1944)

Progressive

1,347

W. H. C. Hinchliffe

Conservative

1,009

William Henry Sims (1872-1955)

Liberal

546

The Pas

John Bracken (1883-1969)

Progressive

582

Stephan Stephansson (1887-1934)

Liberal

454

Turtle Mountain

Richard Gardiner Willis (1865-1929)

Conservative

1,167

Duncan Henderson

Progressive

951

Virden

Robert Henry Mooney (1873-1953)

Progressive

Acclaim

Winnipeg (* elected)

William Sanford Evans (1869-1949) *

Conservative

4,610

Seymour James Farmer (1878-1951) *

Labour

4,610

John Thomas Haig (1877-1962) *

Conservative

4,610

William “Bill” Ivens (1878-1957) *

Labour

4,610

William James Major (1881-1953) *

Progressive

4,610

John Queen (1882-1946)*

Labour

4,610

Hugh Amos Robson (1871-1945) *

Liberal

4,610

Florence Edith McTavish Rogers (1876-1947) *

Liberal

4,610

William Verner Tobias (1892-1941) *

Conservative

4,186

Edward William Montgomery (1865-1948) *

Progressive

4,051

John Kensington Downes (1879-1944)

Independent

3,411

Theodore Alexander Hunt (1871-1934)

Conservative

2,408

Jacob Penner (1880-1965)

Communist

2,213

Duncan Cameron (1865-1948)

Liberal

2,175

Royal Burritt (1876-1962)

Progressive

1,791

Robert Durward (1885-1970)

Labour

1,691

Walter Jacobson Lindal (1887-1976)

Liberal

1,669

Ralph Maybank (1890-1965)

Liberal

1,410

Max Steinkopf (1881-1935)

Progressive

1,291

Arthur Ernest “Jack” Moore (1882-1950)

Independent

1,218

Robert Alexander Gillespie (1881-1965)

Conservative

1,116

Sam Cartwright

Labour

1,049

Francis “Frank” Sedziak (1877-1952)

Independent

861

John MacLean (1882-1977)

Liberal

792

W. A. James

Labour

562

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Members of the Eighteenth Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1927-1932)

Sources:

Manitoba Election Records (December 1870 to November 1957, June 1958 to June 1969), Manitoba Legislative Library.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 June 2018

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