1893 Macleay colonial by-election

A by-election was held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Macleay on 29 May 1893 because of the resignation of Otho Dangar (Protectionist) due to insolvency.[1]

DatesEdit

Date Event
5 May 1893 Otho Dangar resigned.[1]
8 May 1893 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.[2]
22 May 1893 Nominations.[3]
29 May 1893 Polling day
5 June 1893 Return of writ

ResultEdit

1893 The Macleay by-election
Monday 29 May [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Francis Clarke (elected) 1,035 55.0
Ind. Protectionist Otho Dangar (defeated) 846 45.0
Total formal votes 1,881 100.0
Informal votes 0 0.0
Turnout 1,881 59.8 [a]
Protectionist gain from Ind. Protectionist Swing

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ estimate based on an electoral roll of 3,148 at the 1891 election.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mr Otho Orde Dangar (1842-1923)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 16 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Writ of election: Macleay". New South Wales Government Gazette (303). 8 May 1893. p. 3579. Retrieved 10 October 2020 – via Trove.
  3. ^ "The Macleay nomination". The Sydney Morning Herald. 23 May 1893. p. 5. Retrieved 23 April 2021 – via Trove.
  4. ^ Green, Antony. "1893 Macleay by-election". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 10 October 2020.
  5. ^ Green, Antony. "1891 Macleay". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 10 October 2020.