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Granville - 1898 (Roll: 2,408)
Free Trade gain from Labor Party
Nominations: Thursday, 21 July 1898
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Dyer, Charles Labor Party 252 15.96
Nobbs, John (Elected) Free Trade 994 62.95
Windsor, William Harcourt National Federal 333 21.09
Formal Votes 1,579
Informal Votes 8 0.50
Total Votes / Turnout 1,587 65.91
Notes: Sitting Labor MP G W Smailes did not re-contest. One of the few seats that saw a contest between Labor and Free Trade candidates, George Reid endorsed a vote for Free Trader Nobbs, SMH 27 July 1898, p.2 col.7.
Source: Year Book of Australia (1899). The final results published SMH 28 July 1898, p.7 are considerably lower totals.