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WON BY REFORM CANDIDATE

MAJORITY OF OVER 1400

. The Parnell by-election, held yesterday, to fill -the vacancy caused by the resignation of Mr. H. R. Jenkins, who entered Parliament in 1928 as a United member, but later' declared his _, independence and afterwards offered himself to the Reform Party for selection, though unsuccessfully, resulted in the election of the Reform candidate, Mr. W. P. Endean, by a majority 0M485 voles over the Government nominee, Mr. W. A. Donald. The Labour candidate, Mr. T, Bloodworth, was third. ,

The voting resulted: —

MR. ENDEAN LEADS FROM STAKT. Mr. Endean took the load from the Start, the first return (from St. Ilclier's 3ay) giving him an advantage of 9 votes over Mr. Donald, and he increased his lead at,all but three of the remaining booths. ParncH (Brighton road), Rcmucra (Green Lane East), and St. Helier's Bay (Presbyterian Haiy were the only booths which gave Mr.^Donald a majority, and in each case his advantage was a small one. At no stage' was Mr. Endean seriously challenged. _ Thcro was the minimum of delay in making known the result of the "election,' the usual' complete arrangements having been made by the Electoral Department. The Chief Electoral Officer (Mr.. G. G. Hodgkins) was stationed at the General Post Office at Wellington, and here, thanks to the efficient co-op-eration of the P. and T. Department . officials, the results w.ere received with great dispatch. The first-return was "■■ handed in at Auckland at 7.20 o'clock, ' and was in the hands of Mr. Hodgkins exactly two*" minutes later. After that the returns came to hand promptly, , and the final result was known a few ' ininutes after 8.30 o'clock. A SMAIiL POLL. The poll was a small one.. There were 14,019 electors' on the roll, and the number of electors who'went to the poll ; yesterday was 9794. . There aro still 4.02 votes, outstanding, made up :as follows -.-—Absentees 250, postal - v oters 143, seamen 3. ' 8

W. A. DONALD (United) ..... 3122 T. BLOODWORTH (Labou.} ..v 2065 Majority for Endean 1485 ' ' Detailed results of the votes polled at the ' " Tarious booths are:— ' . . Blooa- ;. Polling places. Endean. Donald, worth. .. Epsom 152 122 98 '■ ' Kohlmaramara ..... 1"3 120 • Newmarket 3G0 319 3oO , Kanfurly-road 231,. ,I3j>- . SS -Whetarangi road 84 (>0 iJ Parnell road 370 18a 120 ' Brighton road ., 82 92 92 ■ Baptist Church 129. 115 47 , .St. Luke's 185 U« 44 .Dromorne' road .. 10G ii £j v Green lane 2u2 o4l :-. fDe Lucas Store...... 220 94 64 '■Public Library ....... 812 4S2 207 .; Walaturua road -.....-. 44 Jo • l» Riingitoto avenue .... 70 <■[; ,\\ Somervcl Hall 20j IIS 44 Victoria avenue Ion SO -w Orakei Basin 12 ; ' St. Mark's Hall 471 2il Mfi St. Aldan's Hall 305 .11. 8 Eiddell road 20 11 0 ' Wharf road 18' 1'- '1§ii ' Presbyterian Hall. St. Helicrs Bay »l '» ;' T.jr.C.A., St. HeliersBay fl.> 41 jO " Tamakl West _20 __fl _^2 4007 3122 V . 2005 the results at the General Election in 192S were:- ■ Y;|r . -Pollin" places. Dickson. Jenkins, nail. . CEpsom 222 209" 104 Kohlmaramara. ? 241 <0 ■ ■■Newmarket 2,5 -149 "- Ranfurly road 30. 2.8 61 Whetarangl road .... 09 »( « : Parnell road 341 348 127 Brighton road 88 13^ W, i«^urc^.::::::ioi « ZZTZr*. .:::::: | • - a. De Lucas Store 20-.' }.\* ™ Public Library 5S. fcif' l" ' Walaturua road .... ;1 «' }*' Rangitolo avenue !'l l]-> •" Somervcl Hall 219 219 -0 A'ictoria avenue i'«« i!)" -- Orakei Basin 22 :.i "■ St. Mark's Hall 409 4i3 136 St. Aldan-t Hall 12S 141 -J 3tiudell road 1 : < O IJ < Whaif road ISj . -jS llj "' Presbyterian Hall, St. - Hellers Bay 40 4 J -> Y.M.C.A., St. Helicrs Bay !>rj >' 4^' Tamakl West 21 11 '_ "4388 5354 Ijjj

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WON BY REFORM CANDIDATE, Evening Post, Volume CIX, Issue 107, 8 May 1930

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WON BY REFORM CANDIDATE Evening Post, Volume CIX, Issue 107, 8 May 1930

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