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Northumberland - 1860 (Roll: 992)
Nominations: Friday, 7 December 1860, Polling: Saturday, 8 December 1860
Candidate Votes Votes %
Hodgson, Arthur 109 18.66
Lewis, Thomas (Elected) 240 41.10
Scott, Alexander Walker (Defeated) 235 40.24
Formal Votes 584
Informal Votes 0 0.00
Total Votes / Turnout 584 58.87
Persons Voting / Turnout 623 62.80
Notes: A W Scott won election for Lower Hunter the following week. Arthur Hodgson had been defeated contesting Newcastle on 6 December.
Source: SMH report of nominations, 10 December 1860, p.5 col.4-5, with results 11 December, p.7 col.3. Report of nominations along with result and booth details in Maitland Mercury, 11 December p.2 col.3-4. Based on results in Northumberland at subsequent elections, the gap between the total votes and the totals reported in the Statistical Register may be due to unreported informal votes.