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Manaro - 1898 (Roll: 2,252)
Retained by National Federal
Nominations: Wednesday, 20 July 1898
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
MacDonnell, Hugh Henry Independent 13 1.17
Miller, Gustave Thomas Carlisle (Re-elected) National Federal 694 62.58
Ryrie, Granville de Laune Ind Free Trade 402 36.25
Formal Votes 1,109
Informal Votes 30 2.63
Total Votes / Turnout 1,139 50.58
Notes: Ryrie appeared as a selected Free Trade candidate SMH 22 July, p.7 col.1 and was listed as a selected Ministerial candidate in the SMH results, 28 July, p.7 col.7, but he was not included in George Reid's letter, SMH 27 July, p.2 col.7. The Telegraph listed him as an Opposition candidate, 27 July. He is listed here as an Independent Free Trade candidate. McDonnell was also listed by the DT as an Opposition candidate, but he is shown as an Independent in line with the SMH.
Source: Cooma Express, 2 August 1898, p.3 col.5, published declaration by Returning Officer, nomination names 22 July, booth details 29 July, p.2 col.4. Same totals in SMH 29 July 1898, p.6 col.2, report also noting that MacDonnell had retired from the contest.