215 seats in the House of Commons
108 seats needed for a majority
1887 Canadian electoral map
The Canadian parliament after the 1887 election
The 1887 Canadian federal election was held on February 22, 1887, to elect members of the House of Commons of Canada of the 6th Parliament of Canada.
The Conservative Party of Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald retained power, defeating the Liberal Party of Edward Blake.
|Party||Party leader||# of candidates||Seats||Popular vote|
|Conservative||John A. Macdonald||172||94||96||-7.4%||291,138||40.15%||+2.12pp|
|Sources: http://www.elections.ca -- History of Federal Ridings since 1867 Archived 2008-12-04 at the Wayback Machine|
* Party did not nominate candidates in the previous election.
The following Members of Parliament were elected by acclamation:
|Popular vote (%):||62.3||65.5||32.9||43.4||35.6||39.4||41.3||39.0||40.2|
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