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Tamworth - By-election (Roll: 3,586)
Retained by Protectionist
Nominations: Monday, 10 June 1889, Polling: Tuesday, 18 June 1889 (No poll held)
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Levien, Robert Henry (Re-elected) Protectionist Elected unopposed
Cause Category: Resignation - Other
Notes: R H Levien resigned and placed his fate in the hands of his constituents after the Supreme Court found him guilty of dishonourable conduct and suspended him from practice as a lawyer for 12 months. Resigned 31 May 1889.
Source: SMH 11 June 1889, p.7 col.6, brief report of nominations.