1865 Wairarapa by-election

The 1865 Wairarapa by-election was a by-election held on 29 July in the Wairarapa electorate in the Wairarapa during the 6th New Zealand Parliament.

The by-election was caused by the resignation of the incumbent, Charles Carter, who had returned to England.

He was replaced by Henry Bunny.

Results

The following table gives the election result:

1865 Wairarapa by-election [1] [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Henry Bunny 105 55.56
Independent Edward Pearce 84 44.44
Majority 21 11.11
Turnout 189

References

  1. ^ "Election". New Zealand Spectator. 2 August 1865.
  2. ^ "Election". Daily Southern Cross. 21 July 1865.


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