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East Sydney - By-election (Roll: 10,140) - 2 to be elected
Nominations: Tuesday, 27 December 1870, Polling: Thursday, 29 December 1870 (No poll held)
Candidate Votes Votes %
Wilson, John Bowie (Re-elected 2) Elected unopposed
Martin, James (Re-elected 1) Elected unopposed
Cause Category: Ministerial by-election
Notes: By-election on the formation of the third Martin ministry.
Source: SMH, 2 January 1871, p.2 col.2, declared elected on the close of nominations.