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Newcastle - 1869-70 (Roll: 1,421)
Nominations: Thursday, 2 December 1869, Polling: Friday, 3 December 1869
Candidate Votes Votes %
Lloyd, George Alfred (Elected) 588 53.80
Martin, James 505 46.20
Formal Votes 1,093
Informal Votes 0 0.00
Total Votes / Turnout 1,093 76.92
Persons Voting / Turnout 1,093 76.92
Notes: Sitting MP James Hannell did not re-contest. Note that Newcastle and East Sydney were the first two elections in 1869, conducted on the same day, Martin consenting to his name being put forward for both. While defeated in Newcastle, he was elected in East Sydney.
Source: Report of nominations, SMH 6 December 1869, p.3 col.4-6, with results from Empire, 4 December, p.2 col.5 and SMH 4 December, p.7 col.1. Report of nomomations, Maitland Mercury 4 December, p.4 col.2-3, another report in Newcastle Chronicle 4 December, p.3.