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Eden-Bombala - 1898 (Roll: 2,061)
Retained by National Federal
Nominations: Monday, 18 July 1898
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Dawson, Henry Ind Federalist 559 40.92
Wood, William Herbert (Re-elected) National Federal 777 56.88
Woods, Samuel David Thomas Augustus Mordecai Ind Federalist 30 2.20
Formal Votes 1,366
Informal Votes 28 2.01
Total Votes / Turnout 1,394 67.64
Notes: Sources agree that WH Wood was the selected National Federal candidate while S Wood and Henry Dawson were Federalist or Opposition candidates.
Source: Totals taken from the Year Book of Australia (1899) as the only source that matched the Statistical Register. Result in SMH 29 July 1898, p.6 col.2 is slightly different with Woods on 28 votes, the same result in the published declaration of the Returning Officer, Bombala Herald, 5 August 1898, p.3 col.3. Booths published Cooma Express, 2 August, p.2 col.5.