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Durham - 1887 (Roll: 1,491)
Won by Free Trade
Nominations: Friday, 18 February 1887, Polling: Saturday, 26 February 1887
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Brown, Herbert Harrington (Re-elected) Free Trade 591 57.94
Wade, John Ind Free Trade 429 42.06
Formal Votes 1,020
Informal Votes 30 2.86
Total Votes / Turnout 1,050 70.42
Persons Voting / Turnout 1,050 70.42
Source: SMH 1 March 1887, p.9 col.2, includes booth results. Incomplete returns published in election summary 28 February 1887, p.12 col.4.
Corrections: Some confusion over the candidates here. Brown was initially listed as a Protectionist in the DT, but by the end of the election both the SMH and DT had him as a Free Trader. Wade was generally listed as an Independent, but the DT had him as a Free Trader afterwards.