Electoral district of The Bogan

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The Bogan was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales, created in 1859 and named after the Bogan River. It elected two members between 1880 and 1889 and three members between 1889 and 1894. It was abolished in 1894 and partly replaced by Cobar, Dubbo and Coonamble.[1][2][3]

MembersEdit

(1859–1880, 1 member)
Member Party Term
  George Lord None 1859–1877
  Walter Coonan None 1877–1880
(1880–1889, 2 members)
Member Party Term Member Party Term
  Patrick Jennings None 1880–1887   George Cass None 1880–1887
  John Kelly Free Trade 1887–1889   Joseph Penzer Free Trade 1887–1889
(1889–1894, 3 members)
Member Party Term Member Party Term Member Party Term
  William Alison Protectionist 1889–1891   William A'Beckett Free Trade 1889–1891   George Cass Protectionist 1889–1892
  James Morgan Labour 1891–1894   Robert Booth Free Trade 1891–1894
    William A'Beckett Free Trade 1892–1894

Election resultsEdit

1892 The Bogan by-election
Tuesday 31 May [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade William A'Beckett (elected) 984 37.0
Protectionist Michael O'Halloran 874 32.9
Independent George Plummer 271 10.2
Independent William Wilkinson 271 10.2
Free Trade John Ryrie 257 9.7
Total formal votes 2,657 100.0
Informal votes 0 0.0
Turnout 2,657 43.5
Free Trade gain from Protectionist  
The by-election was caused by the death of George Cass (Protectionist).[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Part 5B alphabetical list of all electorates and Members since 1856" (PDF). NSW Parliamentary Record. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 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 The Bogan". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
  4. ^ Green, Antony. "1892 The Bogan by-election". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 15 August 2020.
  5. ^ "Mr George Edwin Cass (1844-1892)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 22 May 2019.