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Tba TMtellinn by elec'ion, whifl ftffejte balf the PeninsuU aroused muob luionet luctu'iy, tmd me seootid ballot returns were looked for with grea< eagerness despite a heavy downpour of rain. The Peninsula returns came through first, and Miller got a substan tial lead till the Woolston return?, which put MoOombs well ahead. The totals showing MeComba , return aroused no enthusiasm, as no doubt it is considered that a Labour member representing the Booial Democratic Party ie not the best representative for the Peninsula farmere. The con test Wft3 a close one, and Ut Miller is to be congratulated on obtaining 2402 votes in such a long established Labour seat as Lyttelton. The following are the results of the various polls .— v J. M J. M'Combs. Miller, Lyitelton Courthouse .. 602 522 Lytlelton Oddfellows' Hall 309 141 Heathoote .. -.125 84 Woolnton Oddfellows' Ha 11359 161 Wookton School .. 497 438 Cashmere Hills.. .. 99 ,318 Opawa 363 380 Bedotiffs •• -.77 l\l Bmmier .... .. 1" 238 Governor's Bay.. ..14 Teddington .. •• " ]° Oharteria Bey • • • • 2 28 Furtio f ™. Pigeon Bay .. •• f « . Li»)«Akaloa .. •• 26 « Okain'aßay .. ..66 ji j Lβ Bon's Bay .. * • 8 al Totals .. .. 2628 2402_ JThere were 22 informal votes. The figures polled at tho first ballot were , .— nft _. J. M'Oombe, fioelal Demoorat .. 2075 M. J. Miller, Government .. • • 1560 Jf. B. LanreriEOD, Liberal r .. • • 922 H. T, J. Tbttoker, Independent Liberal .. .... •• 26 J| W. lUdoliffe, Literal 97 loJormal s *

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LYTTELTON BYELECTION., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4358, 19 December 1913

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LYTTELTON BYELECTION. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4358, 19 December 1913

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