1859 East Macquarie colonial by-election

A by-election was held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of East Macquarie on 10 August 1859 because of the resignation of William Suttor Sr.[1]

DatesEdit

Date Event
13 September 1859 William Suttor resigned.[1]
14 September 1859 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and close of electoral rolls.[2]
29 September 1859 Nominations
6 October 1859 Polling day
13 October 1859 Return of writ

ResultEdit

1859 East Macquarie by-election
Thursday 6 October [3]
Candidate Votes %
Thomas Hawkins (elected) 407 57.2
Daniel Deniehy 305 42.8
Total formal votes 712 100.0
Informal votes 0 0.0
Turnout 712 53.9

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mr William Henry Suttor (Senior) (1805–1877)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Writ of election: East Macquarie". New South Wales Government Gazette. No. 184. 14 September 1859. p. 2051. Retrieved 3 September 2020 – via Trove.
  3. ^ Green, Antony. "1859 East Macquarie by-election". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 3 September 2020.