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ELECTION RECOUNTS

LYTTELTON SEAT

MR. M'COMBS RETURNED

There are now nine official General Election recounts outstanding, and as the majorities gained by the leading candidates in the preliminary count were fairly substantial, it is extremely unlikely that there will be any surprises. The latest batch of recounts includes Lyttelton, in which tho sitting member, Mr. J. M'Conibs, has been re-elected by 32 votes. On tho first count Mr. M'Combs had a majority Of 105. Members of the last Parliament are indicated with an asterisk, members of former Parliaments by a dagger, and party affiliations as follows:—Coalition Reform, CR; Coalition United, CU; Independent, I; Labour, L; Liberal, Lib. Lyttelton. *J. M'Conibs (L) 5404 F. W. Freeman (CR) 5372 W. L. Page (I) 83 Majority for M'Combs .... 32 Bay of Islands. "Captain H. M. Ihvthworth (CP) -1970 A. Bell (CR) 37U1 Majority for Rushworth .. 1209 Clutha. }'. M'Skimming (IU) 4751 !:T. Waite (CE) 3221 Informal 145 Majority for M'Skimming . 1530 Waipawa. *A. E. Jull (CU) 3570 J. D. Ormond (IR) 3484 Informal 119 Majority for Jull SS6 Waitaki. V. Bitchener (CR) 3502 A. M. Patcrson (L) 3007 G. S. M'Kenzio (Lib) 159.9 Informal 26 Majority for Bitchener .... 885 (By Telegraph.—Press Association.) TAUMARUNUI, This Day. The final count for the Waimarino electorate is as follows: —

F. Langstone (L) 4174 W. H. Waekrow (CU) : 3583 Informal -iv

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ELECTION RECOUNTS, Evening Post, Volume CXII, Issue 142, 12 December 1931

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ELECTION RECOUNTS Evening Post, Volume CXII, Issue 142, 12 December 1931

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