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Maitland West - 1894 (Roll: 2,385)
Won by Ind Free Trade
Nominations: Thursday, 12 July 1894
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Gillies, John (Re-elected) Ind Free Trade 1,247 63.85
Payne, Arthur Joseph Frederick Ind Protectionist 7 0.36
Proctor, Richard Ind Labor 81 4.15
Scobie, Robert (Defeated) Free Trade 618 31.64
Formal Votes 1,953
Informal Votes 32 1.61
Total Votes / Turnout 1,985 83.23
Notes: Gillies was MP for Maitland East while Scobie was a sitting MP for The Hunter. Proctor was given the affiliation Protectionist in most newspapers, but the Australian Workman listed him as an Independent Labor candidate, the affiliation adopted here.