Legislative Council Election Results 1948

BUCKINGHAM - 2 October 1948

Total Enrolled: 3,494
Formal Vote: 2,822
Informal Vote:
44

Candidate
Vote
% Formal Vote
CONNOLLY, J.B.
1,044
37.0%
DICKENSON, K.
950
33.7%
HARVEY, G.P.
286
10.1%
VINEY, H.W.
542
19.2%

* Sitting member / elected
(By-election called following the resignation of W.G. Wedd)

After distribution of preferences J. B. Connolly was elected.

Issue of Writs: 10 September 1948
Nominations Close: 23 September 1948
Polling Day: 2 October 1948
Return of Writs: 5 October 1948

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

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