1909 Bulloo state by-election
The by-election was triggered by the death of Ministerial member John Leahy on 20 January 1909. Leahy had held the seat since 1893, five years after its creation. He was a minister in the First Philp Ministry from 1901 until 1903, and at the time of his death was the Legislative Assembly.
|20 January 1909||John Leahy died, vacating the seat of Bulloo.|
|12 February 1909||Writs were issued by the Governor of Queensland to proceed with a by-election.|
|12 March 1909||Close of nominations and draw of ballot papers.|
|27 March 1909||Polling day, between the hours of 8am and 5pm.|
|17 April 1909||The writ was returned and the results formally declared.|
|Total formal votes||636||99.69||+1.51|
|Labor gain from Ministerial||Swing||+15.66|
- "Alphabetical register of Members of the Legislative Assembly, 1860–2009" (PDF). 12 January 2009. p. 248. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 June 2009. Retrieved 7 March 2010.
- "Untitled". Queensland Government Gazette. July 1909. p. 93:554.
- "Untitled". Queensland Government Gazette. 12 February 1909. p. 92:?.
- Hughes, Colin A.; Graham, B. D. (1976). Voting for the Queensland Legislative Assembly, 1890-1964. Canberra: Australian National University. p. 77. ISBN 0-7081-0301-4.