1859 West Macquarie colonial by-election

A by-election was held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of West Macquarie on 21 December 1859 because John McPhillamy resigned.[1]

DatesEdit

Date Event
6 December 1859 John McPhillamy resigned.[1]
7 December 1859 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.[2]
21 December 1859 Nominations at Bathurst[3]
28 December 1859 Polling day
4 January 1859 Return of writ

ResultEdit

1859 West Macquarie by-election
Wednesday 21 December [4][3]
Candidate Votes %
Henry Mort (elected) show of hands
Richard Driver

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mr John McPhillamy (1825-1887)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Writ of election: West Macquarie". New South Wales Government Gazette. No. 249. 7 December 1859. p. 2691. Retrieved 21 June 2021 – via Trove.
  3. ^ a b "West Macquarie election". The Sydney Morning Herald. 29 December 1859. p. 2. Retrieved 21 June 2021 – via Trove.
  4. ^ Green, Antony. "1859 West Macquarie by-election". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 21 June 2021.