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The Murrumbidgee - By-election (Roll: 3,605)
Nominations: Monday, 21 February 1876, Polling: Monday, 6 March 1876 (No poll held)
Candidate Votes Votes %
Leary, Joseph (Elected) Elected unopposed
Cause Category: Resignation - Government Job
Notes: William Forster went to London to assist the ailing Charles Cowper in the Agent Generals office. After Cowper's death he accepted the position as Agent General, resigning from Parliament on 4 February1876.
Source: SMH 22 February 1876, p.5 col.2