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The Hunter - By-election (Roll: 1,492)
Nominations: Saturday, 29 December 1877, Polling: Wednesday, 2 January 1878 (No poll held)
Candidate Votes Votes %
Burns, John Fitzgerald (Re-elected) Elected unopposed
Cause Category: Ministerial by-election
Notes: By-election on the formation of the Farnell government.
Source: SMH 4 January 1878, p.3 col.1-2