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Morpeth - By-election (Roll: 775)
Nominations: Tuesday, 26 August 1879, Polling: Thursday, 28 August 1879 (No poll held)
Candidate Votes Votes %
Wisdom, Robert (Re-elected) Elected unopposed
Cause Category: Ministerial by-election
Notes: By-election caused by Robert Wisdom's acceptance of the office of Attorney-General in the third Parkes ministry.
Source: Maitland Mercury, 28 August 1879, p.2 col.1-3, also SMH 27 August, p.3 col.1-2.