Electoral results for the district of Macleay

The Macleay, an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales, was created in 1880 and abolished in 1894.[1][2][3]

Election Member Party
1880   Robert Smith None
1882
1885
1887   Protectionist Member Party
1889   Otho Dangar Protectionist   Patrick Hogan Protectionist
1891
1893 by   Francis Clarke Protectionist

Election resultsEdit

Elections in the 1890sEdit

1893 by-electionEdit

1893 The Macleay by-election
Monday 29 May [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Francis Clarke (elected) 1,035 55.0
Ind. Protectionist Otho Dangar (defeated) 846 45.0
Total formal votes 1,881 100.0
Informal votes 0 0.0
Turnout 1,881 59.8 [a]
Protectionist gain from Ind. Protectionist Swing
The by-election was caused by the resignation of Otho Dangar (Protectionist) due to bankruptcy.[4]

1891Edit

1891 New South Wales colonial election: The Macleay
Monday 22 June [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ind. Protectionist Otho Dangar (re-elected 1) 1,042 27.7
Protectionist Patrick Hogan (re-elected 2) 761 20.2
Protectionist John McLaughlin 721 19.2
Protectionist E Rudder 683 18.1
Protectionist L Boshell 558 14.8
Total formal votes 3,765 99.5
Informal votes 21 0.6
Turnout 2,225 70.7
  Protectionist hold 1
  Member changed to Ind. Protectionist from Protectionist
Otho Dangar whilst a Protectionist, supported the Free Trade government of Sir Henry Parkes.[5]

Elections in the 1880sEdit

1889Edit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: The Macleay
Saturday 16 February [6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Patrick Hogan (elected 1) 1,201 34.5
Protectionist Otho Dangar (elected 2) 1,145 32.9
Free Trade Charles Jeanneret 272 7.8
Free Trade Edmund Woodhouse 208 6.0
Protectionist Phillip Hill 204 5.9
Protectionist Alfred Salmon 196 5.6
Protectionist Enoch Rudder 139 4.0
Protectionist Frederick Panton 118 3.4
Total formal votes 3,483 98.7
Informal votes 46 1.3
Turnout 1,993 55.6
  Protectionist hold 1 and win 1 (1 new seat)
Charles Jeanneret (Free Trade) was the sitting member for Carcoar.

1887Edit

1887 New South Wales colonial election: The Macleay
Wednesday 23 February [7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Robert Smith (re-elected) 945 58.0
Ind. Protectionist Enoch Rudder 684 42.0
Total formal votes 1,629 98.1
Informal votes 31 1.9
Turnout 1,660 54.8

1885Edit

1885 New South Wales colonial election: The Macleay
Monday 19 October [8]
Candidate Votes %
Robert Smith (re-elected) 1,108 69.0
Otho Dangar 499 31.1
Total formal votes 1,607 97.5
Informal votes 41 2.5
Turnout 1,648 64.0

1882Edit

1882 New South Wales colonial election: The Macleay
Friday 8 December [9]
Candidate Votes %
Robert Smith (re-elected) 685 65.5
Enoch Rudder 361 34.5
Total formal votes 1,046 98.5
Informal votes 16 1.5
Turnout 1,062 56.1

1880Edit

1880 New South Wales colonial election: The Macleay
Tuesday 23 November [10]
Candidate Votes %
Robert Smith (re-elected) unopposed
  (new seat)
Robert Smith was the member for the abolished district of The Hastings.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ estimate based on an electoral roll of 3,148 at the 1891 election.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Green, Antony. "Elections for the District of The Macleay". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 9 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Part 5B alphabetical list of all electorates and Members since 1856" (PDF). NSW Parliamentary Record. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Former Members". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  4. ^ a b Green, Antony. "1893 Macleay by-election". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 10 October 2020.
  5. ^ a b c Green, Antony. "1891 Macleay". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 April 2020.
  6. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Macleay". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  7. ^ Green, Antony. "1887 Macleay". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  8. ^ Green, Antony. "1885 Macleay". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 21 April 2020.
  9. ^ Green, Antony. "1882 Macleay". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
  10. ^ Green, Antony. "1880 Macleay". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 24 April 2020.