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Bathurst - By-election (Roll: 1,773)
Nominations: Saturday, 6 March 1886, Polling: Tuesday, 9 March 1886
Candidate Votes Votes %
Mayne, Daniel 369 39.38
Suttor, Francis Bathurst (Re-elected) 568 60.62
Formal Votes 937
Informal Votes 15 1.58
Total Votes / Turnout 952 53.69
Cause Category: Ministerial by-election
Notes: By-election on the formation of the Jennings ministry.
Source: Bathurst Free Press, report of nominations 9 March 1886, p.2, results 11 March, p.3 col.1-2, including informal votes. Candidate totals were the same in the SMH 10 March, p.5 col.5, reported as 'rough state of poll', the SMH report of declaration 11 March, p.9 col.6 not including any figures.