1876 Carcoar colonial by-election

A by-election was be held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Carcoar on 14 June 1876 because of the resignation of Solomon Meyer.[1] His company TF Meyer and Co had become insolvent.[2]

DatesEdit

Date Event
25 May 1876 Solomon Meyer resigned.[1]
26 May 1876 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.[3]
14 June 1876 Nominations
21 June 1876 Polling day
30 June 1876 Return of writ

ResultEdit

1876 Carcoar by-election
Wednesday 14 June [4]
Candidate Votes %
Andrew Lynch (elected) unopposed  

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mr Solomon Meyer (1823-1902)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Mercantile and money article". The Sydney Morning Herald. 23 May 1876. p. 5. Retrieved 6 June 2021 – via Trove.
  3. ^ "Writ of election: Carcoar". New South Wales Government Gazette. No. 166. 26 May 1876. p. 2053. Retrieved 22 August 2020 – via Trove.
  4. ^ Green, Antony. "Carcoar by-election 1876". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 22 August 2020.