1893 Invercargill mayoral election

The 1893 Invercargill mayoral election was held on 29 November 1893 as part of that year's local elections.

1893 Invercargill mayoral election
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Turnout571
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Candidate Andrew Raeside Aaron Blacke Duncan McFarlane
Party Independent Independent Independent
Popular vote 225 180 126
Percentage 39.40 31.52 22.06

Mayor before election

Duncan McFarlane

Elected Mayor

Andrew Raeside

Incumbent mayor Duncan McFarlane was defeated, coming third behind Andrew Raeside and former unofficial mayor Aaron Blacke.

ResultsEdit

The following table gives the election results:[1]

1893 Invercargill mayoral election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Andrew Raeside 225 39.40
Independent Aaron Blacke 180 31.52
Independent Duncan McFarlane 126 22.06 -34.47
Independent Storie 40 7.00
Majority 45 7.88
Turnout 571

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "MAYORAL ELECTIONS". The Star. Papers Past. 30 November 1893.