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Macquarie - 1895 (Roll: 2,230)
Protectionist gain from Free Trade
Nominations: Friday, 19 July 1895
No absolute majority for winning candidate
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Foster, Francis James Labor Party 97 7.22
Hurley, William Fergus (Elected) Protectionist 575 42.81
Paul, William Henry Ind Free Trade 233 17.35
Tonkin, James Ebenezer (Defeated) Free Trade 438 32.61
Formal Votes 1,343
Informal Votes 11 0.81
Total Votes / Turnout 1,354 60.72
Notes: Foster was missing from newspaper lists of selected Labor candidates, but was clearly listed in both The Worker and the Australian Workman. Paul was listed as a Ministerial candidate, but Tonkin was the selected Free Trade candidate.