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Bourke - 1882 (Roll: 3,972) - 2 to be elected
Nominations: Thursday, 7 December 1882, Polling: Tuesday, 19 December 1882
Candidate Votes Votes %
Barton, Russell (Re-elected 1) 573 44.18
Machattie, Richard Randolph (Elected 2) 395 30.45
Matthews, Thomas Andrew 329 25.37
Formal Votes 1,297
Informal Votes 26 1.97
Total Votes / Estimated Turnout 1,323 16.98
Notes: Second member added for this election. The SMH reported that John K Doyle had nominated, but he then did not feature in the reported results, so not sure what happened. Clearly more research is needed.
Source: Report of nominations, SMH 8 December 1882, p.5 col.2. Incomplete results used, published SMH 20 December. p.5 col.1. Same totals published in the Daily Telegraph, but the totals look suspiciously incomplete.
Corrections: Statistical register reports 1309 person voting, but in a two member district, this must be the number of votes.