Legislative Council Election Results 1956

BUCKINGHAM - 12 May 1956

Total Enrolled: 9,538
Formal Vote: 8,022
Informal Vote:
107

Candidate
Vote
% Formal Vote
CASHMORE, G.
1,088
13.6%
CONNOLLY, J.B. *
4,386
54.7%
WALKENDEN, G.C.
319
4.0%
WEDD, W.G.
2,229
27.8%

* Sitting member / elected

J.B. Connolly received an absolute majority of votes and was elected.

Issue of Writs: 4 April 1956
Nominations Close: 17 April 1956
Polling Day: 12 May 1956
Return of Writs: 16 May 1956

Source: Tasmanian Electoral Commission; Tasmanian Electoral Handbook 1851-1982 (Bennett)

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