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Broken Hill - 1898 (Roll: 2,977)
Retained by Labor Party
Nominations: Thursday, 21 July 1898
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Cann, John Henry (Re-elected) Labor Party 1,125 86.07
Hendry, Alexander National Federal 182 13.93
Formal Votes 1,307
Informal Votes 54 3.97
Total Votes / Turnout 1,361 45.72
Notes: Hendry also nominated for Sturt, presumably withdrawing from that contest in return for being endorsed by the National Federal party in Broken Hill.
Source: Barrier Miner, 28 July 1898, p.3 col.8, published declaration by Returning Officer. SMH result 28 July, p.7