The 1883 Invercargill mayoral election was held on 29 November 1883.
William Sherriffs Moir was elected mayor. His opponents would go on to be the next two mayors.
The following table gives the election results:
|Independent||William Sherriffs Moir||266||43.11|
|Independent||John Lyon McDonald||157||25.44||-20.66|
- ^ "ANNUAL ELECTION OF MAYOR". The Southland Times. Papers Past. 30 November 1883.