1864 Franklin by-election

The 1864 Franklin by-election was a by-election held on 13 October 1864 in the Franklin electorate during the 3rd New Zealand Parliament.

The by-election was caused by the death of the incumbent MP Marmaduke Nixon on 27 May 1864, killed during the New Zealand Wars.[1]

The by-election was won by Theodore Haultain. As no other candidates were nominated, he was declared duly elected.[2]


  1. ^ Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. p. 223. OCLC 154283103.
  2. ^ "Franklin Election". Daily Southern Cross. 14 October 1864.