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Grenfell - 1895 (Roll: 2,012)
Ind Free Trade gain from Labor Party
Nominations: Wednesday, 17 July 1895
No absolute majority for winning candidate
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Greene, George Henry (Elected) Ind Free Trade 664 48.79
Holman, William Arthur Labor Party 551 40.48
Vaughn, Robert Matteson Protectionist 146 10.73
Formal Votes 1,361
Informal Votes 8 0.58
Total Votes / Turnout 1,369 68.04
Notes: Sitting Labor MP GC Loughnane did not contest the election. Greene was not included in any list of selected Free Trade candidates, but was listed as a Free Trader by the SMH before and after the election. Both the Telegraph and Star listed him as an Opposition candidate, but he was not included in any Protectionist lists. Greene has been listed as an Independent Free Trade candidate. Vaughn was included in the Daily Teegraph's list of selected Protectionist candidates, but not in the Australian Star's.