February 1877 Orange colonial by-election

A by-election was held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Orange on 19 February 1877 caused by the resignation of sitting member Harris Nelson.[1]

DatesEdit

Date Event
24 January 1877 Harris Nelson resigned from parliament.[1]
31 January 1877 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.[2]
19 February 1877 Nominations
22 February 1877 Polling day
5 March 1877 Return of writ

ResultsEdit

1877 Orange by-election
Monday 19 February [3]
Candidate Votes %
Edward Combes (elected) Unopposed  

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mr Harris Levi Nelson (1835-1883)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Writ of election: Orange". New South Wales Government Gazette. No. 40. 31 January 1877. p. 455. Retrieved 16 November 2019 – via Trove.
  3. ^ Green, Antony. "February 1877 Orange by-election". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 16 November 2019.