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ELECTION NEWS. (PER TIMES SPECIAL WIRE.) ASHBURTON, Sept. 15.

Result of tlio Coleridge Election : Ashburton— Wright, 156 ; Hart, 120. Chertsoy— Wright, 13 ; Hurt, 3. Rakaia —Wright, 53; Hart, IQ6. Wakunui —Wright, 24; Hart, Q. Watorton— Wright, 13 ; Hart, 17. Mai vorn— Wright, 138 ; Hart, 39. Dunsandol— Wright, 30; Hart, IQ. Hororota— Wright, 38 ; Hart, 17. Mount Somora— Wrii/ht, 17; Hart, 15. A lford Forest— Wright, 3; Hart, 28. Methven— Wright, 2; Hart, 18. Totals— Wright, 489 ; Hart, 378. Majority for Wright, 111. Mr E. Wright addressed tho Ashburton electors frotn the balcony of Shearman's hotel this evening, after tho closing of tho poll. Mr Wright, who innt with an enthusiastic rocoption, and was cheered repeatedly, briefly thanked his supporters. Great excitement prevails.

WBUiNGTOy, Sept. 15. The Post aays it is rumored that the return of Hutchison for the city will be petitioned against on tho grounds of allogod illegal practices during the recent election.

Timahu, Sept. 15. The returns from h'vo polling places for Gladstone give Studliolmo a majority of I 110 yotos, the numbers being ; Studholme 323; Deane (Qreyite), 203. Two small returns have yet to com© in, but will bo in Stijflholmo'a favor. A-bout 30 persons wont from Oamaru to-dny to poll for Studholme, some having ridden over 60 miles tc catch the train (< Directly the result wua declared, Mr Studholmo was forcod into a trap, and the hor«e« wore taken out, and, followed by a largo qrowd who kept oheer* ing him onthuoiastioally, ho was drawn through the prinoipal streets.

Dunemn, Sept. lfi. The declaration of the poll at Wakatipu took place to-day : Finn, 2C6 ; Mason, 232 ; Manders, 143. Mr Finn is said to : have been returned by a block voto.

Nelson, Sept. 13. In reference to the Collingwood election the returning officer, acting on logal advice, 'has officially declared Mr Gibb« duly elected.

Auckland, Sept. 15. For the Maori Northern electoral dis> trict IVfohi Tawh'i has been declared elected by a majority of 67. Sydney Tawhanga entered a protest against Tawhi and John Lundons retijrn, the first as being Ifatiye and the Second on apcount of the corrupt roll. It is understood that JVJx Whitakor agrees to stand for the Thames if a satisfactory requisition is tendered,

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ELECTION NEWS. (PER TIMES SPECIAL WIRE.) ASHBURTON, Sept. 15., North Otago Times, Volume XXVIII, Issue 2301, 16 September 1879

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ELECTION NEWS. (PER TIMES SPECIAL WIRE.) ASHBURTON, Sept. 15. North Otago Times, Volume XXVIII, Issue 2301, 16 September 1879

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