Electoral district of Balranald

Balranald was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales established from part of Lachlan and Lower Darling in 1859 and named after and including Balranald. From 1880 to 1894, it elected two members. In 1894, it was abolished and partly replaced by Deniliquin and Hay.[1][2][3]

Members for BalranaldEdit

Single-member (1859–1880)  
Member Party Term
  Augustus Morris None 1859–1864
  Joseph Phelps None 1864–1877
  Colin Simson None 1877–1880
Two members (1880–1894)
Member Party Term Member Party Term
  Robert Wilkinson None 1880–1887   John Cramsie None 1880–1887
  Ind. Free Trade 1887–1889   Allen Lakeman Ind. Protectionist 1887–1889
  Free Trade 1889–1894   Protectionist 1889–1891
  James Newton Labour 1891–1894

Election resultsEdit

1891 New South Wales colonial election: Balranald
Monday 29 June [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Newton (elected 1) 828 30.5
Free Trade Robert Wilkinson (elected 2) 705 26.0
Protectionist Allen Lakeman 650 23.9
Protectionist A L P Cameron 532 19.6
Total formal votes 2,715 99.2
Informal votes 22 0.8
Turnout 1,639 43.2
  Labour gain 1 from Protectionist
  Free Trade hold 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Part 5B alphabetical list of all electorates and Members since 1856" (PDF). NSW Parliamentary Record. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Former Members". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  3. ^ Green, Antony. "Elections for the District of Balranald". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 11 December 2019.
  4. ^ Green, Antony. "1891 Balranald". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 11 April 2020.