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Clarence - By-election (Roll: n.a.)
Farmers and Settlers gain from Liberal Party
Nominations: Thursday, 29 July 1915, Polling: Saturday, 14 August 1915
Not contested by both major parties, Multiple party endorsement
Candidate Party Votes % 2nd Ball %
Henry, Thomas James Liberal Party 7 0.14
Morrison, George Farmers and Settlers 2,212 43.18
Zuill, William Arthur (Elected) Farmers and Settlers 2,904 56.69
Formal Votes 5,123
Informal Votes 69 1.33
Total Votes / Turnout 5,192 0.00
Cause Category: Death
Notes: Caused by the death of J.McFarlane.
Source: Grafton Daily Examiner, 18 August 1915, p.1 col.3, published declaration by Returning Officer, the votes for the withdrawn candidate Henry inferred, though this matched the total provided in the Year Book of Australia (1916) p.306. Totals in SMH 18 August 1915, p.10 col.5 missed the third candidate. Party affiliations taken from brief report of nominations, SMH 30 July, p.10 col.3.