1880 Illawarra colonial by-election

A by-election was held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Illawarra on 7 July 1880 following the resignation of Samuel Gray.[1]

Dates edit

Date Event
22 June 1880 Samuel Gray resigned.[1]
23 June 1880 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.[2]
5 July 1880 Nominations
7 July 1880 Polling day
17 July 1880 Return of writ

Result edit

1880 Illawarra by-election
Wednesday 7 July [3]
Candidate Votes %
Alexander Stuart (elected) 686 60.3
Andrew Lysaght Sr. 437 38.4
Peter Orvad 14 1.2
Total formal votes 1,137 100.0
Informal votes 0 0.0
Turnout 1,137 70.9

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Mr Samuel William Gray". Former members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Writ of election: Illawarra". New South Wales Government Gazette. No. 236. 23 June 1880. p. 3089. Retrieved 27 September 2020 – via Trove.
  3. ^ Green, Antony. "1880 Illawarra by-election". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 27 September 2020.