The 1887 Invercargill mayoral election was held on 30 November 1887.
The candidates were the same as at the by-election earlier in the year. Edwin Alfred Tapper was re-elected with an increased majority.
The following table gives the election results:
|Independent||Edwin Alfred Tapper||300||60.48||+2.28|
- ^ "The Mayoral Election". The Southland Times. 1 December 1887 – via Papers Past.