1880 Kiama colonial by-election

A by-election was held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Kiama on 2 July 1880 because of the resignation of Samuel Charles ahead of a long trip to Britain.[1]

Dates edit

Date Event
17 June 1880 Samuel Charles resigned.[1]
18 June 1880 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.[2]
30 June 1880 Nominations
2 July 1880 Polling day
13 July 1880 Return of writ

Results edit

1880 Kiama by-election
Friday 2 July [3]
Candidate Votes %
Harman Tarrant (elected) 450 82.9
William Coulter 93 17.1
Total formal votes 543 100.0
Informal votes 0 0.0
Turnout 543 45.3

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Mr Samuel Charles (1818-1901)". Former members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Writ of election: Kiama". New South Wales Government Gazette. No. 227. 18 June 1880. p. 2991. Retrieved 22 October 2019 – via Trove.
  3. ^ Green, Antony. "1880 results Kiama". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 22 October 2019.