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ELECTION RETURNS

FURTHER FINAL FIGURES

j The oi'lieial count and flio allocation of absentee votes in the Hutt electorate, declared to-day, shows that the sit--1 ting Labour member, Mr. W. JN'ash, has increased his vote by 546, and Mr. J. Kcrr by 451. Mr. Nash's majority is thus increased by So, and ho has defeated his Coalition opponent by 2823 votes. Mr. Nash's total has been swelled to the exceptional figure of 9157, which is easily the largest vote polled by any candidato in the Dominion, Tho majority of Mr. 11. M'Keon in Wellington South has been reduced from 'J7SI to 'JGO9. The majority of Mr. E. Semple in Wellington East has been reduced from CSS on the preliminary count to 503. Mr. Chapman increased his lead over Mr. Troup in the Wellington North electorate to over 1000. The return of tho Speaker of the House of Representatives, Sir Charles Stathum, is ensured by tho final figures. Sir Charles's majority over his Labour opponent in Dunediu Central has been increased from 91 to 262. The statement that Chalmers is placed in the category of doubtful scats through a mistake iv the allocation of .100 voles is now reported by a special telegram from Dunedin to be incorrect. Details of the official counts are given below. Members of ■ the last Parliament are indicated with an asterisk, past sitting members with a dagger, and party affiliations as follows: Coalition Reform, CR; Coalition United, CU; Independent, I; Labour, L; Liberal, Lib: Ratana, Ra.

Auckland Central. i:W. E. Parry (L) .r>3S3 1 r. P. Coiigdoii (CU) 15S0 ,T. II. Edwards (Cora.) 450 Illf Ol'llKll « 78 Majority for Parry 3793 Avon. *D. G. Sullivan (L) 7.1G0 H. II. Young (CU) 4.127 Informal •'! Majority fov Sullivan .... 3039 Chalmers. i:A. E. Anscll (CR) 3870 X. H. Campbell (L) 3093 T. Scolluy (I) 299 informal °* . Majority for Ausell 172 Bimedin North. M. W. Munro (L) &518 ,T. M'Crtio (CU) 4994 K, f\ Black (ICU), retired .. -16 Majority for Muuro 521 Dunedin Central. i;Sir Charles Statliam. (I) 5339 P. Ncilson (L) 5127 Informal . ,. 21 Majority for Statliam .... 262 Eden. *A. J. Stallwortliy (CU) 48B0 \V. T. Amlerton (L) 3390 W. H. Naglo (I) 1823 K, (■!. Clark (I.CK) 874 V. H. Potter (I) 352 Informal 169 Majority for Stallwortliy .. 1270 Grey Lynn. t.T. A. Lee (L) (5767 i!J. S. Fletcher (1) 3525 W. I.[. Murray (ICU)". 1037 ■|i\ 3S*. Bartram (IL) 382 Informal i 104 Majority for Loo 3242 Haurakt. *\V. \V. Mfisscy (CK) t5O7S C. n. Pctric (L) 3328 Informal 64 Majority for Massoy 2750 Hutt. ■:1\V. JS'ash (L) • t)187 J. Kcrr (CU) 6364 Informal 151 Majority for Nash 2823 Kaiapoi. ■=R. W. Haivke (CU) : 5312 J. K. Archer (L) 3898 Informal 21 Majority for Hawke 1414 Manawatu. :iJ. Linklatcr (CR) •■ 4G6G C. L. Hun tor (L) 2420 Informal ■ • • • 42 Majority for Linklater .. 2246 New Plymouth. *S. G. Smith (CU) ..' 7152 W. A. Sheat (L) 36S0 Informal 153 Majority for Smjth 3472 Napier. *W. E. Barnard (L) 5S3G J. S. Butler (CB) -W30 tJ. V. Brown (IC), retired 3G Majority for Barnard .... 1456 Parnell. *W. P. Endean (CB) 7374 J'. W. Yarnall (L) 2553 W. C. Hewitt (I) 1377 Informal 147 Majority for Endean ■ 4821 Patea. ::H. D. Dickie (CR) " .r.97G W. G. Simpson (L) 2481 Majority for Dickie ...... 2495 Riccarton. "II. S. S. Kyle (CE) 4355 A. A. M'Lachlan (I.Lib.) 3760 G. T.Tluirston (L) 2741 Informal 67 ~»—. i Majority for Kyle 589 Boskill. A. S. Richards (L) 4SS5 W. J. Holdsvvorth (ICE) 4714 *G. C. Munns (CU) 2988 Informal 14 Majority for Kichards .... 171 Tauranga. *C. E. Macmillan (CR) 3147 W. Sullivan (ICU) 2489 F. Colbeck (CP) 1803 Majority for Macmillan .. . 65S Temuka. *T. O. Burnett (CR) 4737 T. H. LaiiRford (I. Lib.) .... 3500 Informal 18 ._ Majority for Burnett .... 1237 Waitem.ita. "A. .Harris (CR) 559H A. G. Osborno (L) 3215 W. B. Dadow (I) 17G9 Tiifonnnl 3G Majority for Harris. 2378 Wanganui. *\V. A. Voiteh (CU) 509G W. J. Rogers (L) 450G Informal 43 Majority for Veitch 590 ■Wellington East. *.R. Scmplc (L) 7207 •fT. l^orsyth (CE) GG14 informal 65 Majority for Semplc 593] Wellington South. j ♦R. M'Kcen. (L) "7081 j

"W. Appleton (CU) Informal 4-122 42 Majority for M'Kecn 2050 Wellington North. "C. If. CJImpman (L) G. A. Tj-ou|> (CK) tSir John Luko (CI) informal •I 315.1 \'A70 CS Majority for Chapman Western Maori. 1001 *Taito rJ'fi Tonio (CJi) .11. T. Ratuua (Ka.) .. R. Wakarua (l.Ra.) .' P. T. Kkotonu (Lib.) 11. 11. Pialiaim (1) T. Takarilii (I) 41(57 273(5 391 2!U 10'J Mujority for To Tomo 1-131

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ELECTION RETURNS, Evening Post, Volume CXII, Issue 139, 9 December 1931

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