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Events in Manitoba History: Manitoba Provincial Election (1883)

Link to:
Provincial General Election (1879) | Provincial General Election (1886)

The Manitoba provincial election of 1883 was held on 23 January. The results were as follows:

Party

Leader

Seats

Conservative

John Norquay (1841-1889)

19

Liberal

?

10

Independent

-

1

Total

30

The voting results for individual constituencies were as follows:

Constituency

Candidate

Party

Votes

Assiniboia

Alexander “Sandy” Murray (1839-1913)

Conservative

95

James Cunningham (1823-1915)

Liberal

37

Birtle

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

Conservative

251

Robert Nelson (1830-1912)

Liberal

242

Brandon

Joseph Edward Woodworth (1837-1889)

Conservative

859

John Wright Sifton (1833-1912)

Liberal

681

Baie St. Paul

Edward Lewis Fairbanks (1850-1924)

Conservative

Acclaim

Burnside

Isaiah Mawhinney (1830-1913)

Conservative

185

John Smith (1817-1889)

Liberal

124

Cartier

Joseph Lecomte (1850-1938)

Conservative

153

John Hargrave

Conservative

67

J. W. Parker

Liberal

15

Dauphin

John Andrew Davidson (1852-1903)

Conservative

Acclaim

Dufferin North

David Henry Wilson (1855-1926)

Conservative

304

Henry Landerkin (c1841-1917)

Liberal

201

Dufferin South

William James Winram (1838-1891)

Liberal

155

John Stewart

Conservative

112

Emerson

Frederick Ernest Burnham (1847-?)

Liberal

178

Robert S. Chalmers

Conservative

168

High Bluff

William Crawford (1847-1897)

Conservative

68

H. J. Fox Rose

Liberal

66

Kildonan

Alexander MacBeth Sutherland (1849-1884)

Conservative

100

John Sutherland (1837-1922)

Liberal

75

La Verendrye

Maxime Goulet (1855-1932)

Independent

181

Louis Arthur Prud’Homme (1853-1941)

Conservative

173

Minnedosa

David Howard Harrison (1843-1905)

Conservative

495

David Glass (1829-1906)

Liberal

428

Morris

Henry James Tennant (1839-1913)

Conservative

204

Alphonse Fortunat Martin (1849-1905)

Liberal

138

G. C. Wilde

Conservative

134

Mountain

Thomas Greenway (1838-1908)

Liberal

330

John Norquay (1841-1889)

Conservative

244

Norfolk

Charles Hay (1843-1924)

Liberal

110

W. R. Ross

Conservative

65

Portage la Prairie

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

Liberal

315

William Ross Black (1855-1919)

Conservative

304

Edward Henry George Gunson Hay (1840-1918)

Liberal

2

Rockwood

Samuel Jacob Jackson (1848-1942)

Liberal

250

James Andrew Miller (1839-1886)

Conservative

74

St. Agathe

Alexander Kittson (1853-1883)

Conservative

Acclaim

St. Andrews

John Norquay (1841-1889)

Conservative

Acclaim

St. Boniface

Alphonse Alfred Clement LaRivière (1842-1925)

Conservative

97

Edward Richard

Liberal

44

St. Clements

John Beresford Allan (1841-1927)

Conservative

94

John Gunn (1826-?)

Liberal

78

St. Francois Xavier

Edward Francis Gigot (1847-1928)

Conservative

72

Daniel Carey (1829-1890)

Liberal

36

Springfield

John Hedley Bell (1840-1897)

Liberal

169

Charles Bruce Edie (1842-1888)

Conservative

162

Turtle Mountain

Finlay McNaughton Young (1852-1916)

Liberal

232

James Peterkin Alexander (1835-1912)

Conservative

145

Westbourne

Corydon Partlow Brown (1848-1891)

Conservative

Acclaim

Winnipeg North

Elias George Conklin (1845-1901)

Liberal

299

Albert Monkman (1850-1918)

Conservative

218

Winnipeg South

Albert Clements Killam (1849-1908)

Liberal

259

Charles Richard Tuttle (1848-?)

Conservative

196

Woodlands

William Wagner (1820-1901)

Conservative

136

Francis Wesley Lipsett (1850-1889)

Conservative

37

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Members of the Fifth Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1883-1886)

Sources:

“The campaign,” Manitoba Free Press, 22 January 1883, page 2.

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: 8 October 2018

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