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St Leonards - 1898 (Roll: 2,985)
Retained by Free Trade
Nominations: Thursday, 21 July 1898
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Clark, Edward Mann (Re-elected) Free Trade 1,080 63.53
Eaton, Andrew Ind Federalist 190 11.18
Moodie, Robert Ind Federalist 9 0.53
Winter, Fountain Anthony National Federal 421 24.76
Formal Votes 1,700
Informal Votes 17 0.99
Total Votes / Turnout 1,717 57.52
Notes: Hughes and Graham (1975) list both Eaton and Moodie as Conservative Federalists, but the SMH at all points refers to both as Independents. The Telegraph on 27 July listed them as Opposition candidates, and they are shown here as Independent Federalists.
Source: SMH 29 July 1898, p.8 col.3, published declaration of Returning Officer.