Electoral district of Yass Plains

Yass Plains was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales between 1859 and 1894. It largely replaced the electoral district of King and Georgiana. It was largely replaced by Yass in 1894.[1][2][3]

Members for Yass PlainsEdit

Member Party Term
  Thomas Laidlaw None 1859–1860
  Henry O'Brien None 1860–1861
  Peter Faucett None 1861–1865
  Robert Isaacs None 1865–1869
  Michael Fitzpatrick None 1869–1881
  Louis Heydon None 1882–1886
  Thomas Colls None 1886–1887
  Protectionist 1887–1894

Election resultsEdit

1891 New South Wales colonial election: Yass Plains
Wednesday 24 June [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Thomas Colls (re-elected) 709 56.7
Free Trade William Affleck 210 16.8
Protectionist Bernard Grogan 199 15.9
Labour Gustavus Herfort 132 10.6
Total formal votes 1,250 97.7
Informal votes 30 2.3
Turnout 1,280 56.9
Protectionist hold  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Green, Antony. "Elections for the District of Yass Plains". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Part 5B alphabetical list of all electorates and Members since 1856" (PDF). NSW Parliamentary Record. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  3. ^ "Former Members". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  4. ^ Green, Antony. "1891 Yass Plains". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 April 2020.