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1894 Edmonton municipal election

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The 1894 Edmonton municipal election was held January 2, 1894 to elect the town council, consisting of a mayor and six aldermen, each elected for a one-year term.

The mayor was elected through First past the post; the aldermen were elected through Plurality block voting, with each voter able to cast as many as six votes. 175 voters voted, casting about 800 votes for aldermen.[1]

Voter turnout[edit]

Voter turnout was 175 out of 240 eligible voters, or 72.9%.


(bold indicates elected, italics indicate incumbent)


Candidate Votes %
Matthew McCauley Acclaimed


Candidate Votes
Colin Strang 106
John Alexander McDougall 102
James Ross 101
Joseph Henri Picard 100
Charles Sutter 96
Cornelius Gallagher 81
James Goodridge 78
George Sanderson 70
M. McLeod 46


  1. ^ Edmonton Bulletin, January 4, 1894