1893 Prince Edward Island general election

The 1893 Prince Edward Island general election was held in the Canadian Province of Prince Edward Island on 13 December 1893.[1] This was the first general election of Prince Edward Island won by the Liberal Party.

Each district elected two members. One of the two members from each constituency is styled a Councillor, and the other an Assemblyman. Assemblymen were elected by all resident males over the age of 21. Councillors were elected by property-owners.[2]

In electoral contests Councillor candidates run against Councillor candidates; Assemblyman candidates against Assemblyman candidates.[3]

Prince Edward Island general election, 1893[1]
Name Seats
Prince Edward Island Liberal Party 23
Prince Edward Island Conservative Party 7

References Edit

  1. ^ a b "Historical Election Dates". Prince Edward Island Elections. Archived from the original on February 5, 2012. Retrieved January 6, 2012.
  2. ^ Bolger, Canada's Smallest Province, p. 293
  3. ^ "Canadian Parliamentary Review - Article".