Results of the 1889 New South Wales colonial election

New South Wales colonial election, 1 – 16 February 1889 [1]
Legislative Assembly
<< 18871891 >>

Enrolled voters
Votes cast 150,816 Turnout 59.93 +1.69
Informal votes 2,641 Informal 1.72 −0.02
Summary of votes by party
Party Primary votes % Swing Seats Change
  Protectionist 77,468 51.37 +18.48 66 +29
  Free Trade 73,348 48.63 −12.12 71 −8
Total 363,554     137  

The 1889 New South Wales colonial election was for 137 members representing 74 electoral districts. The election was conducted on the basis of a simple majority or first-past-the-post voting system. In this election there were 37 multi-member districts returning 100 members. In these multi-member districts each elector could vote for as many candidates as there were vacancies. 10 districts were uncontested.[1] The average number of enrolled voters per seat was 1,955, ranging from Boorowa (1,142) to Canterbury (4,129).[2]

Election resultsEdit

AlburyEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Albury
Saturday 2 February [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist John Wilkinson (elected) 472 51.5
Protectionist George Day 445 48.5
Total formal votes 917 98.4
Informal votes 15 1.6
Turnout 932 65.1
Protectionist hold  

ArgyleEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Argyle
Saturday 2 February [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade William Holborow (elected 1) 982 25.9
Free Trade Edward Ball (elected 2) 950 25.1
Protectionist Thomas Rose 941 24.9
Protectionist Solomon Meyer 912 24.1
Total formal votes 3,785 99.6
Informal votes 17 0.5
Turnout 1,910 66.0
  Free Trade hold 2  

BalmainEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Balmain
Saturday 2 February [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Jacob Garrard (elected 1) 3,177 15.0
Free Trade Frank Smith (elected 2) 3,125 14.7
Free Trade George Clubb (elected 3) 3,101 14.6
Free Trade John Hawthorne (elected 4) 3,083 14.5
Protectionist Solomon Hyam 2,291 10.8
Protectionist William Inglis 2,178 10.3
Protectionist David Buchanan 2,130 10.0
Protectionist William Hutchinson 2,120 10.0
Total formal votes 21,205 99.6
Informal votes 87 0.4
Turnout 5,566 61.0
  Free Trade hold 4  

BalranaldEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Balranald
Monday 28 January [6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Allen Lakeman (elected) unopposed
Free Trade Robert Wilkinson (elected) unopposed
  Member changed to Protectionist from Ind. Protectionist
  Member changed to Free Trade from Ind. Free Trade

BathurstEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Bathurst
Saturday 2 February [7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade William Paul (elected) 736 52.3
Protectionist Francis Suttor 672 47.7
Total formal votes 1,408 98.8
Informal votes 17 1.2
Turnout 1,425 72.8
Free Trade hold  

The BoganEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: The Bogan
Wednesday 13 February [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist George Cass (elected 1) 1,436 19.0
Protectionist William Alison (elected 2) 1,402 18.6
Free Trade William A'Beckett (elected 3) 1,394 18.5
Protectionist John Ryrie 1,281 17.0
Protectionist John Kelly (defeated) 1,066 14.1
Free Trade Julius Caro 970 12.9
Total formal votes 7,549 99.6
Informal votes 31 0.4
Turnout 2,815 53.1
  Protectionist win 1 and gain 1 from Free Trade (1 new seat)
  Free Trade hold 1

BoorowaEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Boorowa
Tuesday 29 January [9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Thomas Slattery (elected) unopposed
Protectionist hold  

BourkeEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Bourke
Wednesday 13 February [10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Thomas Waddell (elected 1) 1,510 27.4
Protectionist William Willis (elected 2) 1,198 21.8
Protectionist William Davis (elected 3) 1,102 20.0
Free Trade George Griffiths 842 15.3
Protectionist W Daniell 501 9.1
Protectionist Austin O'Grady 349 6.3
Total formal votes 5,502 99.1
Informal votes 52 0.9
Turnout 2,058 37.5
  Protectionist gain 1 from Free Trade, win 1 and
1 member changed from Free Trade
(1 new seat)

Thomas Waddell had been elected as a Free Trade member at the 1887 election however changed to the Protectionist party for this election.

BraidwoodEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Braidwood
Monday 4 February [11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Alexander Ryrie (re-elected) 586 56.8
Free Trade John Lingen 446 43.2
Total formal votes 1,032 97.7
Informal votes 24 2.3
Turnout 1,056 65.6
Protectionist hold  

CamdenEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Camden
Saturday 9 February [12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade William McCourt (elected 1) 2,083 23.5
Free Trade Thomas Garrett (elected 2) 1,722 19.5
Protectionist John Kidd (elected 3) 1,714 19.4
Free Trade J Hodgson 1,409 15.9
Protectionist James Hanrahan 918 10.4
Protectionist William Richardson 913 10.3
Free Trade John Pidgeon 94 1.1
Total formal votes 8,853 98.9
Informal votes 98 1.1
Turnout 3,419 61.7
  Free Trade hold 2 (1 new seat)
  Protectionist win 1

CanterburyEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Canterbury
Saturday 2 February [13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Joseph Carruthers (elected 1) 6,066 20.6
Free Trade John Wheeler (elected 2) 5,658 19.2
Free Trade James Wilshire (elected 3) 5,576 18.9
Free Trade Alexander Hutchison (elected 4) 5,504 18.7
Protectionist John Watkin 2,320 7.9
Protectionist Wilfred Blacket 2,207 7.5
Protectionist Alexander Ralston 2,120 7.2
Total formal votes 29,451 99.6
Informal votes 122 0.4
Turnout 8,435 51.1
  Free Trade hold 4  

CarcoarEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Carcoar
Saturday 9 February [14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Charles Garland (elected 1) 1,174 27.7
Free Trade John Plumb (elected 2) 1,146 27.0
Protectionist Denis Donnelly 972 22.9
Protectionist Alfred Fremlin 953 22.5
Total formal votes 4,245 99.5
Informal votes 23 0.5
Turnout 2,294 61.5
  Free Trade hold 2  

The ClarenceEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: The Clarence
Monday 28 January [15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist John McFarlane (elected) unopposed
Protectionist hold  

Central CumberlandEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Central Cumberland
Saturday 9 February [16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Frank Farnell (elected 1) 3,339 17.1
Free Trade John Nobbs (elected 2) 3,222 16.5
Free Trade Robert Ritchie (elected 3) 3,143 16.1
Free Trade John Linsley (elected 4) 3,040 15.5
Protectionist Alban Gee 1,806 9.2
Protectionist Nathaniel Bull 1,797 9.2
Protectionist Warden Graves 1,622 8.3
Protectionist John Thorpe 1,595 8.2
Total formal votes 19,564 99.6
Informal votes 84 0.4
Turnout 5,059 52.2
  Free Trade hold 3 and win 1 (1 new seat)

David Buchanan (Protectionist) won a seat in a by-election in May 1888 and unsuccessfully contested Balmain.

DurhamEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Durham
Saturday 16 February [17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Herbert Brown (elected) 626 56.5
Protectionist John Wade 482 43.5
Total formal votes 1,108 97.5
Informal votes 29 2.6
Turnout 1,137 72.1
Free Trade hold  

East MacquarieEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: East Macquarie
Saturday 16 February [18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade James Tonkin (re-elected 1) 945 35.6
Free Trade Sydney Smith (re-elected 2) 938 35.4
Protectionist Francis Suttor 770 29.0
Total formal votes 2,653 99.6
Informal votes 12 0.5
Turnout 1,691 64.9
  Free Trade hold 2  

East MaitlandEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: East Maitland
Saturday 2 February [19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade James Brunker (elected) unopposed
Free Trade hold  

East SydneyEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: East Sydney
Saturday 2 February [20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Sydney Burdekin (elected 1) 3,894 20.1
Free Trade George Reid (elected 2) 3,631 18.7
Free Trade William McMillan (elected 3) 3,604 18.6
Free Trade John Street (elected 4) 3,402 17.5
Protectionist Joseph Palmer Abbott 2,503 12.9
Protectionist Thomas O'Mara 2,378 12.3
Total formal votes 19,412 99.8
Informal votes 33 0.2
Turnout 6,647 61.0
  Free Trade hold 4  

Joseph Palmer Abbott was nominated for both East Sydney and Wentworth, however he was elected unopposed for Wentworth before the poll for East Sydney.

EdenEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Eden
Saturday 2 February [21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Henry Clarke (elected 1) 1,647 45.1
Protectionist James Garvan (elected 2) 1,457 39.9
Free Trade Nicholas Downing 545 14.9
Total formal votes 3,649 99.4
Informal votes 22 0.6
Turnout 2,041 58.0
  Protectionist hold 2  

ForbesEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Forbes
Wednesday 13 February [22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Henry Cooke (elected 1) 730 27.1
Protectionist Alfred Stokes (elected 2) 715 26.6
Protectionist George Hutchinson 682 25.3
Free Trade Francis Cotton 565 21.0
Total formal votes 2,692 99.6
Informal votes 10 0.4
Turnout 1,531 61.3
  Free Trade hold 1  
  Protectionist hold 1  

The GlebeEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: The Glebe
Saturday 2 February [23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Bruce Smith (elected 1) 1,654 30.7
Free Trade Michael Chapman (elected 2) 1,630 30.2
Protectionist Michael Conlon 1,103 20.5
Protectionist Percy Lucas 1,007 18.7
Total formal votes 5,394 99.0
Informal votes 57 1.1
Turnout 3,071 71.9
  Free Trade hold 2  

Glen InnesEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Glen Innes
Saturday 16 February [24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Francis Wright (elected 1) 671 31.2
Protectionist Alexander Hutchison (elected 2) 578 26.9
Protectionist William Fergusson 478 22.2
Free Trade Walter Vivian 423 19.7
Total formal votes 2,150 99.1
Informal votes 19 0.9
Turnout 1,375 59.8
  Protectionist win 1 and gain 1 from Free Trade (1 new seat)

The sitting member George Matheson (Free Trade) did not contest the election.

GloucesterEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Gloucester
Saturday 16 February [25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Jonathan Seaver (elected) 369 36.0
Protectionist Richard Price 360 35.2
Free Trade John Hart 295 28.8
Total formal votes 1,024 98.8
Informal votes 12 1.2
Turnout 1,036 58.5
Free Trade hold  

GoulburnEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Goulburn
Saturday 2 February [26]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade William Teece (elected) 889 58.6
Protectionist John Osborne 629 41.4
Total formal votes 1,518 99.0
Informal votes 15 1.0
Turnout 1,533 66.1
Free Trade hold  

GraftonEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Grafton
Monday 4 February [27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist John See (elected) 955 71.2
Protectionist Richard Becher 386 28.8
Total formal votes 1,341 98.0
Informal votes 28 2.1
Turnout 1,369 59.9
Protectionist hold  

GrenfellEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Grenfell
Monday 4 February [28]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade George Greene (elected) 475 52.3
Protectionist Robert Vaughn 433 47.7
Total formal votes 908 98.8
Informal votes 11 1.2
Turnout 919 52.0
  Free Trade gain from Protectionist  

GundagaiEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Gundagai
Saturday 9 February [29]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist John Barnes (elected) 686 54.1
Protectionist John McLaughlin 582 45.9
Total formal votes 1,268 97.7
Informal votes 30 2.3
Turnout 1,298 58.4
  Protectionist gain from Ind. Free Trade  

The sitting member Jack Want (Independent Free Trade) did not contest the election.

GunnedahEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Gunnedah
Saturday 9 February [30]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Edwin Turner (elected) 658 58.2
Protectionist Harold Tilley 472 41.8
Total formal votes 1,130 95.4
Informal votes 55 4.6
Turnout 1,185 59.8
  Free Trade gain from Protectionist  

Edwin Turner (Free Trade) won the seat at a by-election in 1888 and retained it at this election.

The GwydirEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: The Gwydir
Monday 28 January [31]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Thomas Hassall (elected) unopposed
Protectionist hold  

HartleyEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Hartley
Saturday 9 February [32]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade John Hurley (elected) 707 48.9
Protectionist J P T Caulfield 537 37.1
Protectionist Richard Inch 203 14.0
Total formal votes 1,447 98.0
Informal votes 29 2.0
Turnout 1,476 61.5
Free Trade hold  

The Hastings and ManningEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: The Hastings and Manning
Saturday 9 February [33]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade James Young (elected 1) 1,065 25.3
Free Trade Charles Roberts (elected 2) 1,063 25.2
Protectionist Hugh McKinnon 1,044 24.8
Protectionist John Ruthven 1,040 24.7
Total formal votes 4,212 99.6
Informal votes 19 0.5
Turnout 2,166 69.5
  Free Trade hold 2  

The HawkesburyEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: The Hawkesbury
Saturday 16 February [34]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Alexander Bowman (elected) 1,151 67.8
Protectionist Thomas Rose 548 32.3
Total formal votes 1,699 98.5
Informal votes 26 1.5
Turnout 1,725 69.7
Free Trade hold  

The HumeEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: The Hume
Monday 28 January [35]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist William Lyne (elected) unopposed
Protectionist James Hayes (elected) unopposed
  Protectionist hold 2  

The HunterEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: The Hunter
Saturday 9 February [36]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Robert Scobie (elected) 605 53.2
Protectionist William Turner 533 46.8
Total formal votes 1,138 97.9
Informal votes 25 2.2
Turnout 1,163 71.5
Free Trade hold  

IllawarraEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Illawarra
Saturday 9 February [37]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Francis Woodward (elected 1) 1,140 31.2
Free Trade Joseph Mitchell (elected 2) 973 26.6
Protectionist Andrew Lysaght Sr. 814 22.3
Protectionist Frederic Jones 420 11.5
Protectionist William Wiley 309 8.5
Total formal votes 3,656 98.8
Informal votes 44 1.2
Turnout 1,871 59.0
  Free Trade hold 1 and win 1 (1 new seat)

InverellEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Inverell
Saturday 9 February [38]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist George Cruickshank (elected) 847 65.0
Free Trade Alexander Riddel 456 35.0
Total formal votes 1,303 98.4
Informal votes 21 1.6
Turnout 1,324 56.7
  Protectionist gain from Free Trade  

The sitting member Samuel Moore (Free Trade) did not contest the election.

KiamaEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Kiama
Saturday 9 February [39]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade George Fuller (elected) 528 47.2
Free Trade John Cole 495 44.2
Protectionist John Roseby 96 8.6
Total formal votes 1,119 98.2
Informal votes 21 1.8
Turnout 1,140 69.1
Free Trade hold  

The MacleayEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: The Macleay
Saturday 16 February [40]
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.

MolongEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Molong
Monday 28 January [41]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Andrew Ross (elected) unopposed
Total formal votes 25,142 99.8
Informal votes 47 0.2
Turnout 6,977 61.2
Member changed to Protectionist from Ind. Protectionist  

MonaroEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Monaro
Thursday 7 February [42]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Henry Dawson (re-elected 1) 1,294 41.8
Protectionist Harold Stephen (elected 2) 1,033 33.3
Free Trade David Myers 771 24.9
Total formal votes 3,098 99.6
Informal votes 12 0.4
Turnout 3,110 42.9
  Protectionist hold 1 and gain 1 from Ind. Protectionist  

One of the sitting members Thomas O'Mara (Independent Protectionist) unsuccessfully contested East Sydney. The other sitting member was Henry Dawson (Protectionist).

MorpethEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Morpeth
Saturday 9 February [43]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Myles McRae (elected) 375 37.5
Protectionist John Bowes 356 35.6
Free Trade John Clarke 270 27.0
Total formal votes 1,001 98.8
Informal votes 12 1.2
Turnout 1,013 77.2
Protectionist hold  

John Bowes (Protectionist) was the sitting member for Morpeth.

MudgeeEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Mudgee
Saturday 9 February [44]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Reginald Black (elected 1) 1,338 18.5
Protectionist William Wall (elected 2) 1,302 18.0
Free Trade John Haynes (elected 3) 1,206 16.7
Protectionist G Townsend 1,177 16.3
Free Trade Dr Kelly 1,112 15.4
Protectionist Thomas Browne 1,098 15.2
Total formal votes 7,233 99.7
Informal votes 25 0.3
Turnout 2,509 63.1
  Free Trade hold 2  
  Protectionist hold 1

Thomas Browne (Protectionist) was a sitting member for Wentworth.

The MurrayEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: The Murray
Monday 28 January [45]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist John Chanter (elected 2) unopposed
Protectionist Robert Barbour (elected 1) unopposed
  Protectionist hold 2  

The MurrumbidgeeEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: The Murrumbidgee
Friday 1 February [46]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist James Gormly (elected 1) 2,711 31.5
Protectionist George Dibbs (elected 2) 2,078 24.1
Protectionist David Copland (elected 3) 2,070 24.0
Free Trade Alexander Smith 1,013 11.8
Free Trade Alfred Miller 649 7.5
Free Trade George Wilson 98 1.1
Total formal votes 8,619 99.3
Informal votes 61 0.7
Turnout 3,391 44.8
  Protectionist hold 2  
  Member changed to Protectionist from Ind. Free Trade  

The NamoiEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: The Namoi
Wednesday 13 February [47]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Thomas Dangar (elected) 733 61.2
Protectionist William Buchanan 464 38.8
Total formal votes 1,197 97.0
Informal votes 37 3.0
Turnout 1,234 41.6
Free Trade hold  

The NepeanEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: The Nepean
Saturday 9 February [48]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Samuel Lees (elected) 1,068 61.8
Protectionist Thomas Smith 661 38.2
Total formal votes 1,729 98.9
Informal votes 19 1.1
Turnout 1,748 69.5
Free Trade hold  

New EnglandEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: New England
Monday 4 February [49]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Henry Copeland (elected 1) 1,396 34.9
Free Trade James Inglis (elected 2) 1,099 27.4
Protectionist William Proctor 1,052 26.3
Protectionist Charles Givney 459 11.5
Total formal votes 4,006 99.2
Informal votes 31 0.8
Turnout 3,064 73.6
  Protectionist hold 1  
  Free Trade hold 1  

NewcastleEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Newcastle
Saturday 2 February [50]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist James Fletcher (elected 1) 2,657 19.3
Protectionist Alexander Brown (elected 2) 2,620 19.1
Protectionist William Grahame (elected 3) 2,452 17.8
Free Trade Henry Brown 2,069 15.1
Free Trade James Ellis (defeated) 2,050 14.9
Free Trade Charles Stokes 1,903 13.8
Total formal votes 13,751 99.4
Informal votes 81 0.6
Turnout 4,767 75.1
  Protectionist hold 1, win 1 and gain 1 from Free Trade (1 new seat)

NewtownEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Newtown
Saturday 2 February [51]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Joseph Abbott (elected 1) 2,747 21.0
Free Trade Edmund Molesworth (elected 2) 2,690 20.6
Free Trade Nicholas Hawken (elected 3) 2,634 20.1
Protectionist James Smith 1,722 13.2
Protectionist Richard Bellemey 1,693 12.9
Protectionist James Angus 1,604 12.3
Total formal votes 13,090 99.4
Informal votes 80 0.6
Turnout 4,909 69.0
  Free Trade hold 3  

NorthumberlandEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Northumberland
Monday 4 February [52]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Joseph Creer (elected 1) 3,433 31.5
Protectionist Ninian Melville (elected 2) 3,403 31.3
Protectionist Thomas Walker (elected 3) 3,257 29.9
Free Trade Josiah Wright 791 7.3
Total formal votes 10,884 99.4
Informal votes 62 0.6
Turnout 4,245 64.7
  Protectionist hold 2  
  Member changed to Protectionist from Ind. Protectionist  

OrangeEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Orange
Saturday 2 February [53]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Thomas Dalton (elected 1) 1,072 27.7
Protectionist James Torpy (elected 2) 1,055 27.2
Free Trade William Clarke 911 23.5
Free Trade H Woodhouse 836 21.6
Total formal votes 3,874 99.4
Informal votes 25 0.6
Turnout 2,038 74.5
  Protectionist hold 1 and gain 1 from Free Trade  

PaddingtonEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Paddington
Saturday 2 February [54]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Jack Want (elected 1) 3,209 15.8
Free Trade Alfred Allen (elected 2) 2,949 14.5
Free Trade John Shepherd (elected 3) 2,520 12.4
Free Trade Robert King (elected 4) 2,220 10.9
Protectionist John McLaughlin 2,139 10.5
Protectionist William Allen 1,886 9.3
Protectionist John Neild 1,806 8.9
Protectionist John Walsh 1,798 8.9
Protectionist Robert Watkins 1,761 8.7
Total formal votes 20,288 98.8
Informal votes 245 1.2
Turnout 5,670 61.0
  Free Trade hold 3 and win 1 (1 new seat)

William Allen (Protectionist) had won a seat at a by-election in 1888 however was unable to retain it at this election. John Neild had been elected as a Free Trade member in 1887 however changed to the Protectionist party for this election.

ParramattaEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Parramatta
Saturday 9 February [55]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Hugh Taylor (elected) 1,022 72.64
Protectionist Charles Byrnes 385 27.36
Total formal votes 1,407 97.98
Informal votes 29 2.02
Turnout 1,436 63.29
Free Trade hold  

Patrick's PlainsEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Patrick's Plains
Saturday 9 February [56]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Albert Gould (elected) 667 51.8
Protectionist William Browne 620 48.2
Total formal votes 1,287 99.1
Informal votes 12 0.9
Turnout 1,299 72.4
Free Trade hold  

QueanbeyanEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Queanbeyan
Saturday 2 February [57]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Edward O'Sullivan (elected) 698 65.3
Free Trade Andrew Cunningham 371 34.7
Total formal votes 1,069 98.4
Informal votes 17 1.6
Turnout 1,086 63.6
Protectionist hold  

RedfernEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Redfern
Saturday 2 February [58]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade John Sutherland (elected 1) 2,988 13.8
Protectionist Peter Howe (elected 2) 2,896 13.3
Free Trade William Stephen (elected 3) 2,574 11.9
Protectionist Charles Goodchap (elected 4) 2,528 11.6
Protectionist David Davis 2,480 11.4
Protectionist Thomas Williamson 2,429 11.2
Free Trade George Anderson 2,414 11.1
Free Trade John Beveridge 2,397 11.0
Protectionist William Schey 1,023 4.7
Total formal votes 21,729 98.5
Informal votes 323 1.5
Turnout 6,035 64.7
  Protectionist gain 2 from Free Trade  
  Free Trade hold 2

Peter Howe (Protectionist) won a seat at a by-election in 1888 and retained it at this election. William Schey had been elected as a Free Trade member in Redfern however changed to the Protectionist party for this election.

The RichmondEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: The Richmond
Wednesday 13 February [59]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Thomas Ewing (elected 1) 2,862 33.3
Protectionist Bruce Nicoll (elected 2) 2,525 29.4
Protectionist John Perry (elected 3) 1,973 23.0
Protectionist William Bourke 1,231 14.3
Total formal votes 8,591 99.7
Informal votes 24 0.3
Turnout 3,262 55.0
  Protectionist hold 2 and win 1 (1 new seat)

ShoalhavenEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Shoalhaven
Wednesday 13 February [60]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Philip Morton (elected) 1,233 68.4
Protectionist William Lovegrove 569 31.6
Total formal votes 1,802 98.4
Informal votes 30 1.6
Turnout 1,832 73.3
Free Trade hold  

South SydneyEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: South Sydney
Saturday 2 February [61]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist William Traill (elected 1) 3,036 13.0
Protectionist Walter Edmunds (elected 2) 2,996 12.9
Protectionist James Toohey (re-elected 3) 2,934 12.6
Free Trade James Martin (elected 4) 2,918 12.5
Protectionist John Wright 2,912 12.5
Free Trade Bernhard Wise (defeated) 2,899 12.4
Free Trade Alban Riley (defeated) 2,824 12.1
Free Trade George Pile 2,805 12.0
Total formal votes 23,324 99.9
Informal votes 35 0.2
Turnout 5,819 60.9
  Protectionist hold 1 and gain 2 from Free Trade  
  Free Trade hold 1

St LeonardsEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: St Leonards
Saturday 2 February [62]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Sir Henry Parkes (elected 1) 2,221 27.3
Free Trade Joseph Cullen (elected 2) 1,922 23.6
Free Trade John Burns (elected 3) 1,575 19.3
Free Trade Edward Clark 1,372 16.8
Protectionist J Griffin 1,057 13.0
Total formal votes 8,147 99.1
Informal votes 78 1.0
Turnout 3,708 58.4
  Free Trade hold 2 and win 1 (1 new seat)

SturtEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Sturt
Wednesday 13 February [63]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Wyman Brown (elected) 654 72.7
Protectionist Charles O'Neill 246 27.3
Total formal votes 900 97.9
Informal votes 19 2.1
Turnout 919 31.4
Protectionist win (new seat)

Sturt and Wilcannia were new seats split off from Wentworth which previously returned two members.

TamworthEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Tamworth
Monday 4 February [64]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Robert Levien (elected 1) 1,011 35.3
Protectionist William Dowel (elected 2) 995 34.8
Free Trade William Tribe 855 29.9
Total formal votes 2,861 99.4
Informal votes 16 0.6
Turnout 1,774 51.1
  Protectionist hold 2  

TenterfieldEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Tenterfield
Saturday 16 February [65]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Charles Lee (elected) 692 53.3
Protectionist Richard Stuart 606 46.7
Total formal votes 1,298 98.2
Informal votes 24 1.8
Turnout 1,322 52.9
Free Trade hold  

TumutEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Tumut
Saturday 2 February [66]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Travers Jones (elected) 692 58.9
Free Trade Walter Vivian 482 41.1
Total formal votes 1,174 98.2
Informal votes 21 1.8
Turnout 1,195 67.6
Protectionist hold  

The Upper HunterEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: The Upper Hunter
Monday 4 February [67]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Robert Fitzgerald (elected 1) 925 38.9
Protectionist William Abbott (elected 2) 831 35.0
Protectionist Thomas Hungerford 620 26.1
Total formal votes 2,376 99.5
Informal votes 13 0.5
Turnout 1,495 49.1
  Protectionist hold 1 and gain 1 from Free Trade  

One of the sitting members John McElhone (Free Trade) did not contest the election. Robert Fitzgerald (Protectionist) was the other sitting member

WellingtonEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Wellington
Saturday 2 February [68]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist David Ferguson (elected) 454 53.4
Free Trade H Montagu 318 37.4
Protectionist Michael O'Halloran 78 9.2
Total formal votes 850 96.7
Informal votes 29 3.3
Turnout 879 56.6
Protectionist hold  

WentworthEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Wentworth
Thursday 31 January [69]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Joseph Palmer Abbott (elected) unopposed
Protectionist hold  

Wentworth previously returned two members, however it was split, with two new seats, Sturt and Wilcannia. One sitting member for Wentworth Joseph Palmer Abbott (Protectionist) was nominated for both Wentworth and East Sydney. The other member for Wentworth was Thomas Browne (Protectionist) who unsuccessfully contested Mudgee.

West MacquarieEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: West Macquarie
Saturday 16 February [70]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Paddy Crick (elected) 470 55.1
Free Trade Bernhard Wise 383 44.9
Total formal votes 853 98.2
Informal votes 16 1.8
Turnout 869 73.2
  Protectionist gain from Free Trade  

West MaitlandEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: West Maitland
Saturday 9 February [71]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Richard Thompson (elected) 754 69.2
Protectionist Thomas Hungerford 335 30.8
Total formal votes 1,089 98.1
Informal votes 21 1.9
Turnout 1,110 59.6
Free Trade hold  

West SydneyEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: West Sydney
Saturday 2 February [72]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Thomas Playfair (elected 1) 3,896 15.5
Free Trade Daniel O'Connor (elected 2) 3,697 14.7
Free Trade Francis Abigail (elected 3) 3,678 14.6
Free Trade Alfred Lamb (elected 4) 3,552 14.1
Protectionist John Young 2,788 11.1
Protectionist Arthur Nelson 2,566 10.2
Protectionist Francis Freehill 2,549 10.1
Protectionist John Wearne 2,416 9.6
Total formal votes 25,142 99.8
Informal votes 47 0.2
Turnout 6,977 61.2
  Free Trade hold 4  

WilcanniaEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Wilcannia
Wednesday 13 February [73]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Edward Dickens (elected) 209 68.3
Free Trade Charles Fartiere 97 31.7
Total formal votes 306 97.8
Informal votes 7 2.2
Turnout 313 25.6
Protectionist win (new seat)

Wilcannia and Sturt were new seats split off from Wentworth which previously returned two members.

WollombiEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Wollombi
Saturday 9 February [74]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Richard Stevenson (elected) 652 64.2
Free Trade Fred Walsh 363 35.8
Total formal votes 1,015 98.5
Informal votes 16 1.6
Turnout 1,031 45.7
Member changed to Protectionist from Free Trade  

Yass PlainsEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Yass Plains
Monday 28 January [75]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist Thomas Colls (re-elected) unopposed
Total formal votes 1,015 98.5
Informal votes 16 1.6
Turnout 1,031 45.7
Protectionist hold  

YoungEdit

1889 New South Wales colonial election: Young
Saturday 9 February [76]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protectionist John Gough (elected 1) 931 24.8
Protectionist James Mackinnon (elected 2) 917 24.5
Free Trade James Gordon 902 24.1
Free Trade William Lucas 512 13.7
Protectionist John Miller 487 13.0
Total formal votes 3,749 98.9
Informal votes 40 1.1
Turnout 2,287 69.5
  Protectionist win 1 and gain 1 from Free Trade  

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Green, Antony. "1889 election totals". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 20 September 2019.
  2. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Turnout". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  3. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Albury". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  4. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Argyle". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  5. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Balmain". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  6. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Balranald". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  7. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Bathurst". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  8. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Bogan". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  9. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Boorowa". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  10. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Bourke". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  11. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Braidwood". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  12. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Camden". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  13. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Canterbury". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  14. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Carcoar". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 April 2020.
  15. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Clarence". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  16. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Central Cumberland". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  17. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Durham". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  18. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 East Macquarie". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  19. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 East Maitland". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  20. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 East Sydney". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  21. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Eden". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  22. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Forbes". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  23. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Glebe". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  24. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Glen Innes". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  25. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Gloucester". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  26. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Goulburn". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  27. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Grafton". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  28. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Grenfell". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  29. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Gundagai". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  30. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Gunnedah". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  31. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Gwydir". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  32. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Hartley". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  33. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Hastings and Manning". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  34. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Hawkesbury". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  35. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Hume". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  36. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Hunter". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  37. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Illawarra". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  38. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Inverell". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  39. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Kiama". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  40. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Macleay". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  41. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Molong". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  42. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Monaro". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  43. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Morpeth". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  44. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Mudgee". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  45. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Murray". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  46. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Murrumbidgee". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  47. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Namoi". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  48. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Nepean". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  49. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 New England". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  50. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Newcastle". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  51. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Newtown". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  52. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Northumberland". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  53. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Orange". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  54. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Paddington". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  55. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Parramatta". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
  56. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Patrick's Plain". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 21 April 2021.
  57. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Queanbeyan". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  58. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Redfern". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  59. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Richmond". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  60. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Shoalhaven". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  61. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 South Sydney". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  62. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 St Leonards". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  63. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Sturt". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  64. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Tamworth". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  65. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Tenterfield". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  66. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Tumut". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  67. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Upper Hunter". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  68. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Wellington". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  69. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Wentworth". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  70. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 West Macquarie". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  71. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 West Maitland". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  72. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 West Sydney". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 April 2020.
  73. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Wilcannia". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  74. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Wollombi". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  75. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Yass Plains". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  76. ^ Green, Antony. "1889 Young". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 April 2020.