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Boorowa - By-election (Roll: 2,281)
Labor Party gain from Protectionist
Nominations: Saturday, 23 September 1899, Polling: Saturday, 30 September 1899
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Nielsen, Niels Rasmus Wilson (Elected) Labor Party 539 53.00
Waddell, George Walker Protectionist 478 47.00
Formal Votes 1,017
Informal Votes 23 2.21
Total Votes / Turnout 1,040 45.59
Cause Category: LC Appointment
Notes: JAK Mackay was appointed Vice President of the Executive Council in the new Lyne Ministry and appointed to the Legislative Council.
Source: Burrowa News, 6 October 1899, p.3 col.7, published declaration by Returning Officer. Same totals minus informal vote in SMH 3 October 1899, p.4 col.8, reported as 'final'.