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Upper Hunter - By-election (Roll: 12,184)
Retained by Nationalist
Nominations: Tuesday, 21 May 1918, Polling: Saturday, 8 June 1918
Candidate Party Votes % 2nd Ball %
Cameron, William (Elected) Nationalist 4,010 51.80
Toombs, Samuel Labor Party 3,732 48.20
Formal Votes 7,742
Informal Votes 0 0.00
Total Votes / Turnout 7,742 63.54
Cause Category: Resignation - Other
Notes: Don't know the reason why M.Abbot resigned. Samuel Toombs was a former Labor MP for Hurstville.
Source: Scone Advocate 14 June 1918, p.5 col.5, with enrolment and booth details having been published 11 June, p.2 col.6. Totals in SMH 10 June 1918, p.7 col.8 includes booth results but were missing one booth.
Corrections: Note this is an incomplete result.