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Middle Harbour - 1904 (Roll: 8,964)
Won by Liberal Party
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Arthur, Richard (Elected) Liberal Party 3,137 58.20
Gocher, William Henry Socialist 33 0.61
Quirk, Ellison Wentworth (Defeated) Ind Progressive 2,207 40.95
Vanhee, Edgar John Independent 13 0.24
Formal Votes 5,390
Informal Votes 37 0.68
Total Votes / Turnout 5,427 60.54
Notes: Quirk was sitting MP for Warringah and was noted in the Daily Telegraph on 5 August as having declined the endorsement of the ministry. Gocher was listed as a Socialist in the SMH results, but as an Independent in the Daily Telegraph and in the SMH initial list of candidates. Vanhee was listed as a Progressive in the SMH results, but the affiliation Independent used elsewhere has been adopted.