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Bathurst - By-election (Roll: n.a.)
Retained by Free Trade
Nominations: Thursday, 9 August 1894, Polling: Saturday, 11 August 1894
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Smith, Sydney (Re-elected) Free Trade 951 77.44
Walker, James Labor Party 277 22.56
Formal Votes 1,228
Informal Votes 11 0.89
Total Votes / Turnout 1,239 0.00
Cause Category: Ministerial by-election
Notes: The Reid government took office before the new parliament convened, the writs for the ministerial by-elections being issued by the Governor.
Source: Bathurst Free Press, 13 August 1894, p.3 col.1, published declaration by Returning Officer, booths published same issue p.2 col.3. Totals also in SMH 13 August 1894, p.5, col.8.