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Molong - 1894 (Roll: 1,850)
Won by Protectionist
Nominations: Thursday, 12 July 1894
No absolute majority for winning candidate
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Ardill, John Roche Ind Protectionist 11 0.82
Lauer, Charles Ind Labor 247 18.35
McCulloch, Harrington Crichton Free Trade 311 23.11
Melville, William Bede Ind Protectionist 253 18.80
Ross, Andrew (Re-elected) Protectionist 504 37.44
Sherwin, Arthur Henry Travers Ind Protectionist 20 1.49
Formal Votes 1,346
Informal Votes 82 5.74
Total Votes / Turnout 1,428 77.19
Notes: Lauer is missing from the SMH selected candidate lists but was included as a Labor candidate in the general candidate listings of all papers. He was also included as an Independent Labor candidate in the Australian Workman, and listed as a modified pledge Labor candidate in the Brisbane Worker 7 July.