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East Macquarie - By-election (Roll: n.a.)
Retained by Free Trade
Nominations: Wednesday, 3 August 1892, Polling: Saturday, 13 August 1892
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Boyd, John Jnr Protectionist 528 38.46
Tonkin, James Ebenezer (Re-elected) Free Trade 845 61.54
Formal Votes 1,373
Informal Votes 33 2.35
Total Votes / Turnout 1,406 0.00
Cause Category: Resignation - Financial difficulties
Notes: Reported to have been caused by the financial difficulties of sitting MP J E Tonkin.
Source: SMH 16 August 1892, p.16, col. 8, reporting DOP. Same results along with booth details, Daily Telegraph, 16 August, p.5 col.4.
Corrections: Hughes and Graham (1975) used incomplete results published SMH 15 August, p.5 col.2