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Monaro - By-election (Roll: 9,370)
Retained by Labor Party
Nominations: Wednesday, 6 November 1918, Polling: Saturday, 23 November 1918
Candidate Party Votes % 2nd Ball %
Bailey, John (Elected) Labor Party 3,683 63.51
Hungerford, Henry John Sealey Independent 96 1.66
Miller, Claude Hewson Ind Labor 15 0.26
Sullivan, Patrick Nationalist 2,005 34.57
Formal Votes 5,799
Informal Votes 70 1.19
Total Votes / Turnout 5,869 62.64
Cause Category: Death
Notes: Death of G.T.C.Miller. C H Miller was the son of the former member and backed by local Labor leagues. He withdrew from the contest after nominating.
Source: Manaro Mercury, 6 December 1918, p.2 col.7, published declaration by Returning Officer. Booths published Mercury 29 November, p.2 col.8. SMH 26 November 1918, p.6 col.8, published same totals but indicated two small booths were yet to report. Roll taken from SMH.