June 1872 East Sydney colonial by-election

A by-election was held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of East Sydney on 12 June 1872 because Saul Samuel resigned to accept an appointment to the Legislative Council.[1]

DatesEdit

Date Event
4 June 1872 Saul Samuel resigned.[1]
5 June 1872 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.[2]
10 June 1872 Nominations
12 June 1872 Polling day
18 June 1872 Return of writ

ResultEdit

1872 East Sydney by-election
Wednesday 12 June [3]
Candidate Votes %
George Oakes (elected) 1,994 53.1
Bowie Wilson 1,763 46.9
Total formal votes 3,757 100.0
Informal votes 0 0.0
Turnout 3,757 33.7

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Sir Saul Samuel (1820-1900)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 29 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Writ of election: East Sydney". New South Wales Government Gazette. No. 157. 5 June 1872. p. 1455. Retrieved 7 September 2020 – via Trove.
  3. ^ Green, Antony. "June 1872 East Sydney by-election". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 7 September 2020.