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Argyle - By-election (Roll: 2,819)
Nominations: Monday, 5 December 1881, Polling: Friday, 9 December 1881
Candidate Votes Votes %
Gannon, John Thomas (Elected) 933 53.07
Heydon, Louis Francis 825 46.93
Formal Votes 1,758
Informal Votes 26 1.46
Total Votes / Turnout 1,784 63.28
Cause Category: Death
Notes: Death of P G Myers.
Source: SMH 12 December 1881, p.3 col.4. Booths were published 10 December, p.3 col.5, though the totals differ slightly from the final declaration of poll. Declaration totals also reported in Goulburn Herald, 13 December, p.4 col.1, which also published the booths.
Corrections: This by-election is missing from the Legislative Council Consolidated Index.