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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial By-Elections (1888)

The results of provincial by-elections in 1888 were as follows:

Constituency

Date

Candidate

Party

Votes

Assiniboia

10 January

Duncan MacArthur (1840-1907)

?

159

Frank Ness (1860-1934)

Government (Conservative)

84

Brandon East

9 February

James Allan Smart (1858-1942)

?

Acclaim

Dufferin North

12 March

Rodmond Palen Roblin (1853-1937)

?

287

W. H. Clandenning

?

182

La Verendrye

16 February

James Emile Pierre Prendergast (1858-1945)

?

207

J. A. Nolin

?

73

Mountain

9 February

Thomas Greenway (1838-1908)

?

Acclaim

Portage la Prairie

16 February

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

?

298

William Patterson Smith (1850-1937)

?

169

St. Francois Xavier

12 January

Frederick Henhurst Francis (1845-1895)

?

200

Joseph Burke (1853-?)

Government (Conservative)

114

Shoal Lake

10 March

Lyman Melvin Jones (1843-1917)

?

412

S. C. Dunsmore

?

217

See also:

Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1886)

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

Sources:

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

We thank Gerald Friesen for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 October 2019

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