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Bathurst - 1874-5 (Roll: 1,328)
Nominations: Wednesday, 30 December 1874, Polling: Saturday, 2 January 1875
Candidate Votes Votes %
Suttor, Francis Bathurst (Elected) 555 59.17
Webb, Edmund (Defeated) 383 40.83
Formal Votes 938
Informal Votes 0 0.00
Total Votes / Turnout 938 70.63
Persons Voting / Turnout 968 72.89
Notes: Sitting MP Edward Combes did not re-contest. Edmund Webb was sitting MP for the neighbouring seat of West Macquarie.
Source: Report of Nominations, Bathurst Times 2 January, pp.2-3 but issue that should contain the results is missing from the State Library microfilm. Report of nominations, SMH 1 January 1875, p.5 col.1-6, with results from SMH 4 January, p.5 col.2. Same totals in Empire, 4 January, p.2 col.4. Missing votes are presumed to be unreported informals.