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Leichhardt - 1894 (Roll: 2,694)
Won by Ind Free Trade
Nominations: Saturday, 14 July 1894
No absolute majority for winning candidate
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Clark, George Daniel (Defeated) Free Trade 372 16.70
Cropley, Robert Baker Ind Free Trade 159 7.14
Darnley, Edward (Defeated) Ind Free Trade 34 1.53
Hawthorne, John Stuart (Elected) Ind Free Trade 826 37.07
Holman, William Arthur Labor Party 731 32.81
Purnell, Edward Protectionist 95 4.26
Wheeler, Aaron Ind Protectionist 11 0.49
Formal Votes 2,228
Informal Votes 21 0.93
Total Votes / Turnout 2,249 83.48
Notes: Clark and Darnley had both been elected as Labor MPs for Balmain in 1891. Clark was listed as a selected Free Trade candidate in the SMH but not the Star. In the general lists of candidates, the SMH called Darnley a Labor candidate, though he is not included in either the Australian Workman or Worker and is listed here as Independent Free Trade in line with papers other than the SMH. The SMH listed Hawthorne as an Independent, but all other papers listed him as a non-selected Free Trade candidate.