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Hartley - By-election (Roll: n.a.)
Retained by Free Trade
Nominations: Friday, 10 August 1894, Polling: Tuesday, 14 August 1894
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Cook, Joseph (Re-elected) Free Trade 942 83.81
Thompson, James Labor Party 182 16.19
Formal Votes 1,124
Informal Votes 6 0.53
Total Votes / Turnout 1,130 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: SMH 17 August 1894, p.5, col.8, reporting 'complete' results.