1879 Hutt by-election

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The 1879 Hutt by-election was a by-election held in the single-member Hutt electorate during the 6th New Zealand Parliament, on 2 July 1879.

The by-election was caused by the resignation of the incumbent MP William Fitzherbert when he was appointed to the Legislative Council. He was replaced by Henry Jackson.

Results[edit]

1879 Hutt by-election [1][2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Henry Jackson 183 68.54
Independent Thomas Mason 84 31.46
Majority 99 37.08
Turnout 267

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Hutt Election". New Zealand Times in Papers Past. 5 July 1889.
  2. ^ "The Hutt Election". Wairarapa Daily Times in Papers Past. 4 July 1889.
  3. ^ "Hutt By-election". Evening Post in Papers Past. 3 July 1889.