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East Maitland - By-election (Roll: 1,265)
- gain from Free Trade
Nominations: Wednesday, 19 September 1888, Polling: Friday, 21 September 1888 (No poll held)
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Brunker, James Nixon (Re-elected) - Elected unopposed
Cause Category: Ministerial by-election
Notes: J N Brunker had been appointed Secretary for Lands in the fourth Parkes ministry.
Source: SMH 21 September 1888, p.4 col.4-6, reprinting speech from the Maitland Mercury.