Electoral district of Sydney-King

Sydney-King was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales, created in 1894 in central Sydney from part of the electoral district of East Sydney and named after Governor King. It was initially east of George Street, north of Liverpool Street and Oxford Street and west of Riley Street. In 1904, its name was changed to King.[1][2][3]

Members for KingEdit

Member Party Term
  George Reid Free Trade 1894–1901
  Ernest Broughton Progressive 1901–1904

Election resultsEdit

1901 New South Wales state election: Sydney-King [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Ernest Broughton 550 37.6 -8.3
Liberal Reform Thomas Hughes 532 36.3 -17.3
Independent Alexander Wilson 150 10.3
Independent Ernest Thompson 128 8.7
Independent Liberal Fred Walsh 91 6.2
Independent David Fealy 9 0.6
Independent Liberal Vincent Taylor 4 0.3
Total formal votes 1,464 99.0 -0.3
Informal votes 15 1.0 +0.3
Turnout 1,479 53.0 -1.1
Progressive gain from Liberal Reform  
The sitting member was George Reid (Liberal Reform) who did not contest the election as he had been elected in March 1901 to the federal seat of East Sydney.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Part 5B alphabetical list of all electorates and Members since 1856" (PDF). NSW Parliamentary Record. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 20 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Former Members". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  3. ^ Green, Antony. "Elections for the District of Sydney-King". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  4. ^ Green, Antony. "1901 Sydney-King". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 31 March 2020.