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Parramatta - By-election (Roll: n.a.)
Retained by Liberal Party
Nominations: Friday, 28 January 1916, Polling: Saturday, 12 February 1916
Candidate Party Votes % 2nd Ball %
Bruntnell, Albert (Elected) Liberal Party 5,156 55.87
Walford, Frank Labor Party 4,073 44.13
Formal Votes 9,229
Informal Votes 0 0.00
Total Votes / Turnout 9,229 0.00
Cause Category: Death
Notes: Caused by the death of T.R.Moxham. Given the wartime political truce had fallen apart at previous by-elections, Labor chose to nominate a candidate. This may not have been wise, as the Liberal candidate Bruntnell had the full backing of the Temperance movement and won the by-election easily. (Evatt pp281-2)
Source: SMH 14 February 1916, p.10 col.5, includes booth results.