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The Macleay - By-election (Roll: n.a.)
Retained by Protectionist
Nominations: Monday, 22 May 1893, Polling: Monday, 29 May 1893
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Clarke, Francis (Elected) Protectionist 1,035 55.02
Dangar, Otho Orde (Defeated) Protectionist 846 44.98
Formal Votes 1,881
Informal Votes 0 0.00
Total Votes / Turnout 1,881 0.00
Cause Category: Resignation - Other
Notes: Resignation of Otho Orde Dangar, forced to resign in financial difficulties. The report of nominations mentions that Enoch Rudder attempted to nominate, but the returning officer would not accept a personal cheque for the deposit.
Source: Very brief report of nominations, SMH 23 May 1893, p.5 col.5, results from SMH 31 May, p.7, col.7. Same totals including booth results, Daily Telegraph 30 May, p.4 col.8.