1882 Mudgee colonial by-election

A by-election was held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Mudgee on 13 January 1882 because Samuel Terry had been appointed to the Legislative Council to the seat vacated by John Robertson, which would allow Robertson to return to the Assembly as Secretary for Lands.[1]


Date Event
29 December 1881 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and close of electoral rolls.[2]
13 January 1882 Nominations
20 January 1882 Polling day
31 January 1882 Return of writ


1882 Mudgee by-election
Friday 13 January [1]
Candidate Votes %
John Robertson (elected) unopposed  

See also



  1. ^ a b Green, Antony. "1882 Mudgee by-election". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Writ of election: Mudgee". New South Wales Government Gazette. No. 571. 30 December 1881. p. 6892. Retrieved 9 October 2019 – via Trove.