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Durham - 1907 (Roll: 6,566)
Ind Liberal gain from Former Progressive
Not contested by both major parties
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Bennett, Walter (Defeated) Former Progressive 2,166 49.37
Brown, William (Elected) Ind Liberal 2,221 50.63
Formal Votes 4,387
Informal Votes 108 2.40
Total Votes / Turnout 4,495 68.46
Notes: The endorsed list of Liberal candidates carried in the Daily Telegraph 10 September, listed both Bennett and Brown as candidates 'generally favourable to the Government policy.' Bennett had been elected as a Progressive in 1904 and is shown here as a Former Progressive while Brown is shown as an Independent Liberal.