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Uralla-Walcha - By-election (Roll: 1,792)
Retained by Protectionist
Nominations: Saturday, 2 June 1900, Polling: Saturday, 9 June 1900
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Lonsdale, Edmund Free Trade 219 32.69
Piddington, William Henry Burgess (Re-elected) Protectionist 451 67.31
Formal Votes 670
Informal Votes 0 0.00
Total Votes / Turnout 670 37.39
Cause Category: Resignation - Other
Notes: Not sure why Piddington resigned and re-contested his seat. Party labels adopted here based on 1998 standings, as no clear indication was given in newspapers.
Source: Uralla Times, 13 June 1900, p.3 col.6, published declaration by Returning Officer, with booths published same day, p.2 col.2, though with slightly inaccuracy in totals.
Corrections: 1899 Statistical register reported 518 votes recorded at this by-election. This value does not match published results and has been ignored.