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THE GENERAL ELECTION

MAGISTERIAL RECOUNT FOR HAWKE'S BAY. [Per United Press Apsocution.] HASTINGS, December 19. On the motion of Mr Campbeii, the Mains' t-e 'Mr M'Carthy) has ordered a recount of the. ITawke's Bay votes, to commence to-day. Official return for the Wostland seat: — Scddnn (Opposition), 3,236; Paape (Government), 2,410: informal, 45; majority for Mr Sr.ddon, 826. Absentee votes, 7 each. Expeditionary votes: Opposition, 68; Government, 39. The following resolution was passed at a meeting of the Otago Labor Council, held last night:—" That this council congratulate organised Labor on the solidarity displayed in returning Messrs A. Walker and J'. W. M,unro for Dunedin North and Dunedin Central at the recent elections, and trust that their success foreshadows complete victory for Lahor in the future." The Dunedin Bakers and Pastrycooks' Union, at their monthly meeting, recorded a resolution congratulating Messrs A. Walker and J. W. Munro on their election as members of Parliament for Dunedin North and Dunedin Central respectively. In two electorates on the west coast of this Island an extension of the date of the return of the writs has been made till December 30, as on account of floods in those districts the mails have been delayed and tlio returning officers have not yet received the used ballot papers back from a number of tho booths, thus delaying tho scrutiny of the rolls and the counting of the votes.

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THE GENERAL ELECTION, Evening Star, Issue 15680, 19 December 1914

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THE GENERAL ELECTION Evening Star, Issue 15680, 19 December 1914

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