1894 Tuapeka by-election

The 1894 Tuapeka by-election was a by-election held on 9 July 1894 during the 12th New Zealand Parliament in the rural lower South Island electorate of Tuapeka.

The by-election was held to replace Vincent Pyke after his death on 5 June. The winner was William Larnach, who became a cabinet minister.

ResultsEdit

The following table gives the election result:

1894 Tuapeka by-election[1][2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal William Larnach 1,373 51.00%
Independent Scobie Mackenzie 1319 49.00%
Majority 54 2.01%
Turnout 2,692

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Election Result". The Wanganui Herald. Vol. XXVIII, no. 8522. 10 July 1894. p. 2. Retrieved 23 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Another defeat for Scobie Mackenzie". Grey River Argus. Vol. XXXVI, no. 7986. 10 July 1894. p. 2. Retrieved 23 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Election Result". Evening Star. No. 9439. 10 July 1901. p. 2. Retrieved 23 December 2018.