Election results for Vancouver Mayor & Aldermen for 1890

This document was transcribed by volunteer Gerald Soon in July of 2018.

These election results were published in the “Vancouver Daily World” on December 10, 1889.  The winners took office in January of 1890 for a term of one year.  To see the early Vancouver Ward boundaries aldermen were elected to represent, click here.

The official vote is as follows:–

FOR MAYOR

OPPENHEIMER. TEMPLETON.
Ward 1 168 126
Ward 2 167 114
Ward 3 152 80
Ward 4 77 88
Ward 5 21 26
     Total 585 434
Oppenheimer’s Majority 151

Spoiled ballots in all wards 20

FOR ALDERMEN.

Ward II.

Horne 235 Horne 128
Garden 223 Whetham 156
Cotton 178 Beckingsale 39
Spoiled ballots 8 Spoiled 12

Ward III.

Fox 168 Clark 163
Sentell 162 Brewer 82
McGuigan 138 Sentell 81
Spoiled ballots 6 Spoiled 3

Ward IV.

Costello 140 McConnell 66
McLeod 125 Costello 56
McConnell 91 Lockerby 48
McGeer 75
Spoiled ballots 6 Spoiled 3

Ward V.

Mason Oppenheimer 37
Doering Lefevre 28
Edmonds 16
By acclamation 109 Spoiled ballots

The above vote will indicate the growth of the city since last year. In ward V. the ratio is even greater than in any of the other divisions of the city.

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Election results for Vancouver City Council of 1889

This document was transcribed in July of 2018 by volunteer Gerald Soon.

These election results were published in the “Vancouver Daily World” on December 10, 1888.  The winners took office in January of 1889 for a term of one year.  The results for Mayor are not included, as David Oppenheimer had no opponents, and so was acclaimed as Mayor prior to this election.  To see the early Vancouver Ward boundaries, click here.

Second Edition


5:30 P.M.


THE CIVIC ELECTIONS

     The Returning Officer, Mr. Thos. F. McGuigan, at 5 o’clock counted the ballots cast in the several wards for the respective candidates with the following result:

WARD NO. 1.

SALSBURY……………………………121
BRIGHOUSE…………………………114
WILLIAMS…………………………….53

WARD NO. 2.

HORNE…………………………………157
WHETHAM…………………………..137
BECKINGSALE……………………..39

WARD NO. 3.

CLARK………………………………..103
BREWER………………………………82
SENTELL………………………………81
Spoiled Ballots…………………………3

WARD NO. 4.

McCONNELL………………………..65
COSTELLO…………………………..56
LOCKERBY………………………….49

WARD NO. 5

OPPENHEIMER……………………37
LEFEVRE…………………………….28
EDMONDS………………………….16

The deputy returning officers were:– Ward 1, C. G. Johnson; Ward 2, J. Devine; Ward 3, J. W. Robinson; Ward 4, E. Gow; Ward 5, Capt. Babington

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