1860 City of Auckland by-election

The 1860 City of Auckland by-election was a by-election held on 5 April in the City of Auckland electorate in Auckland during the 2nd New Zealand Parliament.

The by-election was caused by the resignation of the incumbent, Thomas Beckham.

He was replaced by Archibald Clark.

Clark's opponent, Bernard Reynolds, was a member of the Auckland Provincial Council for the Pensioner Settlements.[1][2]

ResultsEdit

1860 City of Auckland by-election[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Archibald Clark 318 77.56
Independent Bernard Reynolds 92 22.44
Turnout 410
Majority 226 55.12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Provincial Council". Daily Southern Cross. 10 April 1860 – via Papers Past.
  2. ^ "Provincial Government Gazette". Daily Southern Cross. Vol. XVI, no. 1279. 16 December 1859. p. 3. Retrieved 3 January 2019 – via Papers Past.
  3. ^ "Elections for the City and Suburbs". New Zealander. 7 April 1860.