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Yass Plains - 1860 (Roll: 670)
Nominations: Monday, 10 December 1860, Polling: Saturday, 15 December 1860 (No poll held)
Candidate Votes Votes %
O'Brien, Henry (Elected) Elected unopposed
Notes: According to the ADB, sitting MP Thomas Laidlaw retired 'too reticent to enjoy politics' and could never again be persuaded to run for office, though he did use his influence in supporting local candidates.
Source: Brief report of nomination and election, 11 December 1860, p.4 col.4