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St George - 1898 (Roll: 3,298)
Retained by Free Trade
Nominations: Thursday, 21 July 1898
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Brown, Francis Bruhn Independent 4 0.19
Carruthers, Joseph Hector (Re-elected) Free Trade 1,522 71.79
Waddell, George Walker National Federal 594 28.02
Formal Votes 2,120
Informal Votes 16 0.75
Total Votes / Turnout 2,136 64.77
Source: SMH 29 July 1898, p.8 col.3, published declaration by Returning Officer.
Corrections: The Statistical Register has four more formal votes than the published declaration. With no way to resolve this discrepancy, the totals from the published declaration have been used in preference to the Statistical Register.