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St Leonards - By-election (Roll: 5,807)
Retained by Free Trade
Nominations: Monday, 24 October 1887, Polling: Tuesday, 25 October 1887 (No poll held)
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Parkes, Henry (Re-elected) Free Trade Elected unopposed
Cause Category: Resignation - Financial difficulties
Notes: Henry Parkes resigned after once again running into financial difficulties. He was Premier at the time and there has been reports in the SMH over the previous fortnight describing his financial difficulties.
Source: SMH 25 October 1887.