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Ashfield - 1895 (Roll: 2,349)
Retained by Free Trade
Nominations: Saturday, 20 July 1895
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Bavister, Thomas (Re-elected) Free Trade 883 55.15
Goodlet, John Hay Independent 718 44.85
Formal Votes 1,601
Informal Votes 8 0.50
Total Votes / Turnout 1,609 68.50
Notes: Goodlet was listed by the SMH as an Independent, no affiliation was shown in the Telgraph while the Star listed him as an Opposition supporter. Hughes and Graham (1975) listed him as an Independent Free Trade candidate. He did not contest any other state election. With conflicting sources, the affiliation Independent has been adopted.