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Maitland East - 1895 (Roll: 1,780)
Retained by Free Trade
Nominations: Friday, 19 July 1895
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Brunker, James Nixon (Re-elected) Free Trade 854 60.52
Clift, Samuel Ind Protectionist 238 16.87
Curran, Peter Labor Party 319 22.61
Formal Votes 1,411
Informal Votes 13 0.91
Total Votes / Turnout 1,424 80.00
Notes: Curran was listed as a Labor candidate in all daily newspeprs, and included as a selected Labor candidate in the Telegraph, but was missing from lists in The Worker and the Australian Workman. He has been classified here as a Labor candidate. Clift was classified as an Independent by the SMH, but called an Opposition candidate by the Telegraph and the Star. He is shown here as an Independent Protectionist.