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Central Cumberland - By-election (Roll: 9,005)
Retained by Free Trade
Nominations: Tuesday, 20 December 1887, Polling: Wednesday, 28 December 1887
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Bull, Nathaniel George Protectionist 1,322 44.23
McCulloch, Andrew Hardie Jnr (Re-elected) Free Trade 1,667 55.77
Formal Votes 2,989
Informal Votes 87 2.83
Total Votes / Turnout 3,076 34.16
Cause Category: Resignation - Financial difficulties
Notes: A H McCulloch resigned and placed himself before the electorate after facing financial difficulties. (SMH 15 December 1887, p.1 col.5)
Source: Report of nominations, SMH 21 December 1887, p.5 col.5, results 30 December, p.3 col.3 with booths reported 29 December, p.5 col.6. Informal votes taken from report of same result in Cumberland Mercury 31 December, p.7 col.4, also reporting booth results.