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Uralla-Walcha - 1898 (Roll: 1,750)
National Federal gain from Free Trade
Nominations: Monday, 18 July 1898
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Brown, Robert Ind Federalist 395 39.78
Danahey, Cornelius James Free Trade 48 4.83
Piddington, William Henry Burgess (Re-elected) National Federal 550 55.39
Formal Votes 993
Informal Votes 18 1.78
Total Votes / Turnout 1,011 57.77
Notes: Piddington had been elected as a Free Trade candidate at the 1895 election. The Telegraph on 27 July refers to Brown as an Opposition candidate while the SMH called him an Independent.
Source: Year Book of Australia (1899) p.339, also published in Hughes and Graham (1975). Only incomplete returns published in SMH,
Corrections: Affiliations based on SMH, 27 July 1898, p.4 col.1.