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Gloucester - 1898 (Roll: 2,226)
Retained by National Federal
Nominations: Monday, 18 July 1898
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Hooke, Frederick Augustus Free Trade 486 36.13
Price, Richard Atkinson (Re-elected) National Federal 859 63.87
Formal Votes 1,345
Informal Votes 6 0.44
Total Votes / Turnout 1,351 60.69
Source: Year Book of Australia (1899) result used as it matches the total of votes in the Statistical Register. Slightly different total published SMH 30 July 1898, p.10 col.3, with Price on 854. SMH totals matched by Dungog Chronicle, 2 August p.3 col.1. Published declaration by the Returning Officer not located.