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The Hume - By-election (Roll: 2,401)
Retained by Protectionist
Nominations: Saturday, 23 September 1899, Polling: Saturday, 30 September 1899
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Lyne, William John (Re-elected) Protectionist 642 58.63
Miller, John James Independent 453 41.37
Formal Votes 1,095
Informal Votes 0 0.00
Total Votes / Turnout 1,095 45.61
Cause Category: Ministerial by-election
Notes: By-election on the formation of the Lyne Ministry.
Source: SMH 3 October 1899, p.4 col.8, reported as 'final', also in Albury Banner, 6 October p.34 col.1 including booth results. The Albury Banner reports Miller as being President of the Farmers and Settlers Association.
Corrections: Hughes and Graham (1975) have much lower figures, probably incomplete.