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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Prohibition Referendum (1892)

A referendum on prohibition was held during the 1892 general election on 23 July. The voting results for individual constituencies were as follows:

Constituency

For

Against

Eligible
Voters

Avondale

615

204

1,155

Beautiful Plains

905

271

1,463

Birtle

522

225

1,376

Brandon City

830

321

1,561

Carillon

153

159

652

Cypress

?

?

1,300

Dauphin

?

?

857

Deloraine

628

159

1,006

Dennis

631

271

1,120

Emerson

?

?

752

Kildonan

217

136

971

Killarney

641

316

1,258

Lakeside

591

67

804

Lansdowne

783

210

1,526

La Verendrye

200

192

958

Lorne

226

113

1,065

Manitou

510

186

958

Minnedosa

528

247

1,000

Morden

437

213

953

Morris

552

225

1,055

Mountain

832

178

1,189

Norfolk

883

233

1,480

North Brandon

610

149

967

Portage la Prairie

710

188

1,128

Rhineland

157

70

1,006

Rockwood

506

171

967

Rosenfeldt

71

121

738

Russell

176

76

730

St. Andrews

171

93

954

St. Boniface

?

?

847

Saskatchewan

527

186

1,031

Souris

412

131

793

South Brandon

542

171

946

Springfield

265

127

827

Turtle Mountain

663

176

1,035

Westbourne

197

20

719

Winnipeg Centre

1,112

485

2,627

Winnipeg North

789

478

1,895

Winnipeg South

898

514

2,142

Woodlands

157

33

1,062

TOTAL

18,647

7,115

44,873

See also:

Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1892)

Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Prohibition Referendum (1902)

Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Prohibition Referendum (1916)

Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Temperance Act Amendment Referendum (1923)

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: 19 March 2020

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