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Molong - 1898 (Roll: 2,045)
Retained by National Federal
Nominations: Wednesday, 20 July 1898
No absolute majority for winning candidate
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
McCulloch, Harrington Crichton Free Trade 389 31.14
Ross, Andrew (Re-elected) National Federal 558 44.68
Shield, William Ind Federalist 302 24.18
Formal Votes 1,249
Informal Votes 10 0.79
Total Votes / Turnout 1,259 61.56
Notes: Shield was given no party affiliation at any stage by the SMH, though the DT listed him an Opposition candidate 27 July.
Source: Year Book of Australia (1899) p.337, slightly different figures to the report SMH 29 July 1898, p.6 col.2 which noted 'one small return to come'.