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Yass - 1898 (Roll: 2,060)
Retained by Free Trade
Nominations: Monday, 18 July 1898
No absolute majority for winning candidate
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Affleck, William (Re-elected) Free Trade 599 46.47
Grogan, Bernard John National Federal 560 43.44
Harrison, George Ind Federalist 130 10.09
Formal Votes 1,289
Informal Votes 16 1.23
Total Votes / Turnout 1,305 63.35
Notes: Harrison was listed as a Federal or Opposition candidate by both the SMH and DT. He is listed as Independent Federal here.
Source: Yass Courier, 29 July 1898, p.3 col.1, published declaration by the returning officer. Booths published same issue, p.2 col.1. Details published SMH 28 July 1898, p.7 are incorrect.