Northwest Territories general election, 1894

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Northwest Territories general election, 1894
Northwest Territories
← 1891 31 October 1894 (1894-10-31) 1898 →

29 seats in the North-West Legislative Assembly

Chairman before election

Frederick Haultain


Frederick Haultain

The Northwest Territories general election of 1894 was held on 31 October 1894. This was the third general election in the history of the Northwest Territories, Canada. It was held to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, the writs were dropped on 3 October 1894. Frederick Haultain continued to lead the government.

This was the first general election a secret ballot was held, with voters marking an X on a blank piece of paper in the colour that corresponds to their candidate.

Election results[edit]

The turnout cannot be established, as no voters lists were in use. Candidates were elected as part of a consensus government, i.e. without political parties.

Election summary # of candidates Popular vote
Incumbent New # %
Elected candidates 15 8 6,856 44.73%
Acclaimed candidates 4 1 - -
Defeated candidates 5 25 5,672 45.27%
Total 53 12,528 100%

Members of the Legislative Assembly elected[edit]

For complete electoral history, see individual districts

3rd North-West Legislative Assembly
District Member
Banff Robert Brett
Batoche Charles Boucher
Battleford James Clinkskill
Cannington Samuel Page
East Calgary Joseph Bannerman
Edmonton Frank Oliver
High River John Lineham
Kinistino William Frederick Meyers
Lethbridge Charles Alexander Magrath
Macleod Frederick Haultain
Medicine Hat Edward Fearon
Mitchell Hilliard Mitchell
Moose Jaw James Hamilton Ross
Moosomin John Ryerson Neff
North Qu'Appelle William Sutherland
North Regina George W. Brown
Prince Albert East John Betts
Prince Albert West John Reid
Red Deer John A. Simpson
Saltcoats William Eakin
Souris George Knowling
South Qu'Appelle George Bulyea
South Regina Daniel Mowat
St. Albert Daniel Maloney
Victoria Frank Tims
West Calgary Oswald Critchley
Whitewood Archibald Gillis
Wolseley James Dill
Yorkton Frederick Insinger

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