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Central Cumberland - By-election (Roll: 2,032)
Nominations: Monday, 24 June 1867, Polling: Thursday, 27 June 1867
Candidate Votes Votes %
Graham, Robert D 53 14.44
Lackey, John (Elected) 314 85.56
Formal Votes 367
Informal Votes 0 0.00
Total Votes / Turnout 367 18.06
Cause Category: LC Appointment
Notes: Sitting MP John Hay resigned and was appointed to the Legislative Council.
Source: SMH report of nominations, 25 June 1867, pp.2-3, results from 28 June, noted as missing the Sydney booth. Graham withdrew, SMH 26 June, p.1 col.3. Same totals in fragment of Parramatta Chronicle, 29 June,also missing Sydney booth. Neither the SMH nor the Empire published the poll declaration. Large areas of NSW were suffering severe flooding in June 1867 and the papers were preoccupied with disaster and relief stories.