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Argyle - 1877 (Roll: 2,430)
Nominations: Tuesday, 30 October 1877, Polling: Thursday, 1 November 1877
Candidate Votes Votes %
Davies, William (Elected) 890 61.68
Heydon, Charles George 553 38.32
Formal Votes 1,443
Informal Votes 37 2.50
Total Votes / Turnout 1,480 60.91
Persons Voting / Turnout 1,480 60.91
Notes: Sitting MP Edward Butler was appointed to the Legislative Council. The Reverand Daniel Paul Mark Hulbert was the first candidate nominated, and he gave an extended lecture to the assembled crowd at the hustings, but then withdrew from the contest.
Source: Goulburn Herald published report of nominations, 31 October 1877, p.2 col.1-5, and results 3 November, p.4 col.2-3. Same results in SMH, 2 November 1877, p.5 col.6, includes booth details. Value of person voting published in Statistical Register clearly included informal votes.