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Mudgee - 1877 (Roll: 4,796)
Nominations: Monday, 29 October 1877, Polling: Monday, 5 November 1877
Candidate Votes Votes %
Robertson, John (Elected) 1,142 53.69
Rouse, Richard (Defeated) 985 46.31
Formal Votes 2,127
Informal Votes 0 0.00
Total Votes / Turnout 2,127 44.35
Persons Voting / Turnout 2,130 44.41
Notes: Robertson had been defeated contesting his old seat of West Sydney on 25 October. He was elected for East Macquarie on the same day he won Mudgee, but chose to vacate his East Macquarie seat and represent Mudgee.
Source: SMH 7 November 1877, p.5 col.5. It is presumed the difference from the total votes in the Statistical Register is caused by unreported informal votes.