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Belmore - 1907 (Roll: 8,068)
Former Progressive gain from Independent
Not contested by both major parties
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
O'Sullivan, Edward William (Re-elected) Former Progressive 3,441 69.73
Teece, Richard Clive Liberal Party 1,494 30.27
Formal Votes 4,935
Informal Votes 87 1.73
Total Votes / Turnout 5,022 62.25
Notes: Despite Labor deciding to contest every seat, a candidate was not nominated against the pro-Labor progressive O'Sullivan. (Rydon, Spann and Nelson, 1907 chronicle) At the close of nominations, the SMH listed O'Sullican along with WW Young in Bathurst as one of only two former Progressives to be opposed by the Liberals. He was not included in the Liberal list of other candidate generally supportive of government policy, Daily Telegraph 10 September.