1895 New South Wales colonial election
The 1895 New South Wales colonial election was held on 24 July 1895 for all of the 125 seats in the 17th New South Wales Legislative Assembly and it was conducted in single-member constituencies with a first past the post voting system. Section 23 (1) of the Parliamentary Electorates and Elections Act of 1893 conferred a right to vote on 'every male person, being a natural born [British] subject, who shall have resided or had his principal place of abode in New South Wales for a continuous period of one year'. males. The 16th parliament of New South Wales was dissolved on 5 July 1895 by the Governor, Lord Hampden, on the advice of the Premier, George Reid.
All 125 seats in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly
63 Assembly seats were needed for a majority
Legislative Assembly after the election
|5 July 1895||The Legislative Assembly was dissolved, and writs were issued by the Governor to proceed with an election.|
|16 – 20 July 1895||Nominations for candidates for the election closed at noon.|
|24 July 1895||Polling day.|
|13 August 1895||Opening of 17th Parliament.|
|Summary of votes by party|
|Ind. Free Trade||11,096||7.32||–4.29||4||−7|
- Compares members at the 1895 election and the 1898 election and does not include seats that changed party as a result of a by-election.
- "Part 5B - Members returned for each electorate" (PDF). New South Wales Parliamentary Record. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
- "Former Members". Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
- Green, Antony. "1895 election totals". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 September 2019.