1893 Edmonton municipal election

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Matthew McCauley, who was acclaimed as mayor in the 1893 election

The 1893 municipal election was held January 3, 1893 to elect the town council (consisting of a mayor and six aldermen, each elected for a one-year term) and three trustees for each of the public and separate school divisions.

Voter turnout[edit]

Voter turnout was 128 out of 268 eligible voters, or 47.7%.


(bold indicates elected, italics indicate incumbent)


Candidate Votes %
Matthew McCauley Acclaimed


Candidate Votes
John Alexander McDougall 107
Kenneth McLeod 84
Colin Strang 72
James Goodridge 64
George Sanderson 61
Cornelius Gallagher 58
Daniel Fraser 49
John Cameron 48
A. F. DeGagne 46


City of Edmonton: Edmonton Elections