1879 Manitoba Election

Overview

The 1879 Manitoba Election was held on December 16th, 1879.

Result

Conservative Party of Manitoba won the most seats in the election

Held on

December 16th, 1879

Number of Electoral Districts

24

Fixed Date

No

  • Results
  • Districts
  • Charts
  • Legislature

Result

Total ElectorsValid BallotsValid VotesInvalid VotesTurnout Rate
Unavailable3,9694,250UnavailableUnavailable
PartyCandidatesSeats Won% of Seats Won% of Vote
Conservative Party of Manitoba7729.17%18.35%
Liberal-Conservative Party7729.17%15.60%
Undeclared/Unknown24520.83%59.41%
Liberal Party of Manitoba328.33%6.64%
Independent Conservative114.17%0%
Nationals114.17%0%
Independent Liberal114.17%0%

Additional information for Liberal Party of Manitoba

Citation : Was the Liberal Progressive Party of Manitoba until 1961 when it became the Liberal Party of Manitoba under Gildas Moldat.

Legislature Composition

Seats Won by Political Parties

Vote Share by Political Parties

Seats Share by Political Parties

Assiniboia

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
293293
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Undeclared/UnknownAlexander MurrayAlexander Murray was elected187
Undeclared/UnknownJohn Taylor106

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Baie St. Paul

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Conservative Party of ManitobaMarc GirardMarc Girard was elected0

Attributes

Acclamation Yes
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Burnside

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
241241
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Undeclared/UnknownIsaiah Mawhinney120
Undeclared/UnknownJohn SmithJohn Smith was elected121

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Cartier

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
227227
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Undeclared/UnknownPierre Delorme52
Undeclared/UnknownJoseph Lemay67
Liberal-Conservative PartyGilbert McMickenGilbert McMicken was elected108

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Dufferin North

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
281
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Conservative Party of ManitobaAndrew LaughlinAndrew Laughlin was elected143
Undeclared/UnknownGeorge Leary138

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Dufferin South

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
NationalsWilliam WinramWilliam Winram was elected0

Attributes

Acclamation Yes
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Emerson

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
220220
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Undeclared/UnknownFrederick Burnham29
Undeclared/UnknownIsaac Casson37
Conservative Party of ManitobaWilliam NashWilliam Nash was elected154

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Gladstone

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal Party of ManitobaCorydon BrownCorydon Brown was elected0

Attributes

Acclamation Yes
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

High Bluff-Poplar Point

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
162162
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Undeclared/UnknownWilliam Crawford66
Conservative Party of ManitobaJohn DrummondJohn Drummond was elected96

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Kildonan and St. Paul

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
176176
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal-Conservative PartyAlexander SutherlandAlexander Sutherland was elected107
Undeclared/UnknownJohn Sutherland69

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

La Verendrye / La Vérendrye

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
395395
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Undeclared/UnknownJ Desautels176
Undeclared/UnknownMaxime GouletMaxime Goulet was elected219

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Morris

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
307307
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Undeclared/UnknownAlphonse Martin36
Undeclared/UnknownStewart Mulvey118
Undeclared/UnknownJoseph TAILLEFERJoseph TAILLEFER was elected153

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Mountain

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Independent ConservativeThomas GreenwayThomas Greenway was elected0

Attributes

Acclamation Yes
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Portage La Prairie

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Independent LiberalJames CowanJames Cowan was elected0

Attributes

Acclamation Yes
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Rockwood

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
286286
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal-Conservative PartyJohn AikensJohn Aikens was elected125
Undeclared/UnknownHenry Clarke65
Undeclared/UnknownThomas Lusted96

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Springfield

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
225225
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Undeclared/UnknownA Barnhart3
Liberal Party of ManitobaArthur RossArthur Ross was elected222

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

St. Agathe

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
9494
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal-Conservative PartyAlexander KittsonAlexander Kittson was elected62
Undeclared/UnknownJ Provencher32

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

St. Andrews

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Conservative Party of ManitobaJohn NorquayJohn Norquay was elected0

Attributes

Acclamation Yes
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

St. Boniface

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
125125
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal-Conservative PartyAlphonse LarivièreAlphonse Larivière was elected122
Undeclared/UnknownJ Provencher3

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

St. Clements

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
261261
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Undeclared/UnknownJohn Gunn81
Undeclared/UnknownEdward HayEdward Hay was elected120
Liberal Party of ManitobaJohn Sifton60

Election Result Notes

Note : Elections Manitoba record Edward Hay's party as other but do not provide the party name. In additional data Hay is recorded as running as an Independent Liberal, which is inconsistent with Elections Manitoba's historical election summary.

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

St. Francois Xavier

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Conservative Party of ManitobaPatrice BrelandPatrice Breland was elected0

Attributes

Acclamation Yes
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Westbourne

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
249249
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Undeclared/UnknownW Pratt110
Liberal-Conservative PartyDavid WalkerDavid Walker was elected139

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Winnipeg (MB)

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
708708
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Undeclared/UnknownDaniel McMillan321
Conservative Party of ManitobaThomas ScottThomas Scott was elected387

Attributes

Acclamation No
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1

Woodlands

Valid VoteInvalid VotesValid BallotsInvalid BallotsElectors
Party NameCandidateElectedVotes
Liberal-Conservative PartyF. LipsettF. Lipsett was elected0

Attributes

Acclamation Yes
Incomplete Data Yes
Electorial Formula SMP
District Magnitude 1