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DECLARATION OF THE WELLINGTON POLL.

I" United Press Association.] WeuilNutow, December 9. The official declaration of tho poll for Wellington city has knocked from 300 to 500 votes oil' each of the six leading candidates, and brings Mr Wilson fifth inslead of sixth. Mr Fisher (G) leads Mr Atkinson (O) for third place by 28 votes instead of 98. Tho figures are ; — Hutcheson (Gj 6,410 Stout (O) 6,305 Fisher (G) 5,858 Atkinson (O) 5,830 Wilson (G) 5,569' Menteath (0) 5,559 Frazer (P) . 1,811 Powell (I) 185 Werburton(l) 91 The reason of tho heavy reduction of the numbers polled at Wellington is that upon recounting the votes it was found that the returns from one booth had been counted twice over. Thore was some dual voting, but not more than usual.

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DECLARATION OF THE WELLINGTON POLL., Nelson Evening Mail, Volume XXX, Issue 292, 10 December 1896

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DECLARATION OF THE WELLINGTON POLL. Nelson Evening Mail, Volume XXX, Issue 292, 10 December 1896

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