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West Macquarie - By-election (Roll: 1,190)
Retained by Protectionist
Nominations: Monday, 1 December 1890, Polling: Saturday, 6 December 1890
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Boyd, Charles Independent 390 44.02
Crick, William Patrick (Re-elected) Protectionist 496 55.98
Formal Votes 886
Informal Votes 0 0.00
Total Votes / Turnout 886 74.45
Cause Category: Expulsion
Notes: Paddy Crick was expelled by the Parliament on 13 November for wild misbehaviour in the Legislative Assembly. Boyd's party affiliation is unclear from reports examined.
Source: SMH 8 December 1890, p.5 col.8, includes booth results. Year Book of Australia (1891) p.425 has same results, but list J.Boyd, which appears to be a mistake. Same totals re-printed in National Advocate, 22 June 1891, p.2 col.5, including booth results. Brief report of nominations, SMH 2 December 1890, p.5 col.8.