1868 Timaru by-election

The 1868 Timaru by-election was a by-election held on 20 November in the Timaru electorate during the 4th New Zealand Parliament.

The by-election was caused by the resignation of the incumbent, Alfred Cox through ill-health. He was replaced by Edward Stafford. As Stafford was the only candidate, he was declared elected unopposed.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ "Timaru Election". Taranaki Herald. 21 November 1868.
  2. ^ "Timaru Election". The Star. 26 November 1868.
  3. ^ "Timaru Election". Timaru Herald. 2 December 1868.