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Sturt - 1904 (Roll: 6,911)
Won by Labor Party
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Griffith, Arthur Hill (Elected) Labor Party 2,658 67.09
Williams, William John (Defeated) Independent 1,304 32.91
Formal Votes 3,962
Informal Votes 43 1.07
Total Votes / Turnout 4,005 57.95
Notes: Griffith had been the member for Waratah but resigned in 1903 to unsuccessfully contest the Federal election. He had been unable to return to state Parliament because the by-election was held before the Federal election. Williams was the member for Alma and had been elected as an Independent Labor candidate in 1901. While not a selected candidate, the Liberal and Reform Association recommended a vote for him, Daily Telegraph 28 July, p.7.