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West Maitland - By-election (Roll: 1,082)
Nominations: Friday, 28 December 1877, Polling: Monday, 31 December 1877 (No poll held)
Candidate Votes Votes %
Cohen, Henry Emanuel (Re-elected) Elected unopposed
Cause Category: Ministerial by-election
Notes: By-election on the formation of the Farnell government.
Source: Maitland Mercury, 29 December 1877. Report states that Henry Levien was nominated and he made a substantial speech from the hustings, but withdrew obviating the need for a poll. Also reported SMH 1 January, p.5 col5-6.