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West Macquarie - 1880 (Roll: 1,112)
Nominations: Wednesday, 24 November 1880, Polling: Saturday, 27 November 1880
Candidate Votes Votes %
Pechey, Alfred John 404 46.71
Pilcher, Charles Edward (Re-elected) 461 53.29
Formal Votes 865
Informal Votes 22 2.48
Total Votes / Turnout 887 79.77
Persons Voting / Turnout 882 79.32
Source: Full report of nominations, Bathurst Times 22 November 1880, p.6 col.1-5, with a brief report in SMH 25 November 1880, p.3 col.3. The lack of a polling clerk at Vittoria deferred the poll at that booth until 29 November, so the result was not published until SMH 9 December, p.3 col.3. Note that this report reproduced the numbers as shown here, with the reported persons voting not matching the total of formal and informal votes. Daily Telegraph reported a majority of 57 votes, 8 December, p.5 col.3. Same totals as SMH published in Bathurst Times, 11 December, p.6 col.1-2 including booth details.