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West Sydney - By-election (Roll: 7,818)
Nominations: Monday, 29 January 1866, Polling: Wednesday, 31 January 1866 (No poll held)
Candidate Votes Votes %
Eagar, Geoffrey (Re-elected) Elected unopposed
Cause Category: Ministerial by-election
Notes: By-election on the formation of the second Martin ministry.
Source: SMH, 30 January 1866, p. 2, col. 4. Report states that R. Richards nominated himself and got one vote on a show of hands. No poll was demanded and Eagar was declared elected on the close of nominations.