1857 Moreton, Wide Bay, Burnett, Maranoa, Leichhardt and Port Curtis colonial by-election

A by-election was held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Moreton, Wide Bay, Burnett, Maranoa, Leichhardt and Port Curtis on 19 November 1857 because Gordon Sandeman resigned to concentrate on his business interests.[1]

DatesEdit

Date Event
10 October 1857 Gordon Sandeman resigned.[1]
22 October 1857 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.[2]
19 November 1857 Nominations at Ipswich.[3]
17 December 1857 Polling day
14 January 1857 Return of writ

ResultEdit

1857 Moreton, Wide Bay, Burnett, Maranoa,
Leichhardt and Port Curtis by-election

19 November [3][4]
Candidate Votes %
Patrick Leslie unopposed  

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mr Gordon Sandeman (1810-1897)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 16 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Legislative Assembly: writ of election". New South Wales Government Gazette. No. 156. 23 October 1857. p. 2025. Retrieved 20 June 2019 – via Trove.
  3. ^ a b "Election for the Burnett, Maranoa, Port Curtis and Leichhardt districts". The Moreton Bay Courier. 21 November 1857. p. 2. Retrieved 20 June 2019 – via Trove.
  4. ^ Green, Antony. "Moreton, Wide Bay, Burnett, Maranoa, Leichhardt and Port Curtis 1857". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 13 June 2019.