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Argyle - By-election (Roll: 2,331)
Nominations: Monday, 27 May 1872, Polling: Thursday, 30 May 1872 (No poll held)
Candidate Votes Votes %
Butler, Edward (Re-elected) Elected unopposed
Cause Category: Ministerial by-election
Notes: By-election on the formation of the first Parkes ministry.
Source: Mentioned SMH 28 May 1872, p.5 col.3, but fuller report drawn from Goulburn Herald published in SMH 30 May, p.5 col.3-4.