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West Maitland - By-election (Roll: 1,257)
Nominations: Friday, 16 March 1860, Polling: Saturday, 17 March 1860 (No poll held)
Candidate Votes Votes %
Weekes, Elias Carpenter (Re-elected) Elected unopposed
Cause Category: Ministerial by-election
Notes: By-election on the formation of the first Robertson ministry.
Source: Empire 17 March 1860, p.4 col.6, mention of unoppsed election, with a fuller report of nomination speeches, 19 March, p.5 col.1-3.