1882 South Australian Legislative Council election

A special election was held on 29 May 1882 in South Australia to increase the size of the Legislative Council from 18 to 24 members. The change in size of the council was a consequence of the Constitution Act Further Amendment Act 1881 which had been passed the previous year.

A total of 14 candidates stood for election to the six seats.[1] The successful candidates were:.[2]

References edit

  1. ^ "The Border Watch,". The Border Watch. Vol. XXII, no. 1937. South Australia. 27 May 1882. p. 2. Retrieved 6 November 2018 – via National Library of Australia.
  2. ^ "Statistical Record of the Legislature, 1836 to 2009" (PDF). Parliament of South Australia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 March 2015. Retrieved 6 November 2018.