1857 Argyle colonial by-election

A by-election was to be held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Argyle on 17 February 1857 because the seat of John Plunkett was declared vacant due to his appointment as President of the Legislative Council.[1]

DatesEdit

Date Event
28 January 1857 John Plunkett's seat declared vacant.[1]
28 January 1857 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.[2]
13 February 1857 Nominations
17 February 1857 Polling day
24 February 1857 Return of writ

ResultsEdit

1857 Argyle by-election
Tuesday 17 February [3]
Candidate Votes %
Daniel Deniehy (elected) unopposed  

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mr John Hubert Plunkett, QC (1802-1869)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Writ of election: Argyle". New South Wales Government Gazette. No. 16. 30 January 1857. p. 180. Retrieved 26 July 2020 – via Trove.
  3. ^ Green, Antony. "1857 Argyle by-election". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 June 2019.