Grit and Bull District. On Monday last, the day appointed by < the Returning Officer for the nomination of a member to the teat in the Home of Representatives for the Grey and Bell district, vacant by the resignation of ihe Superintendent, Mr J. Lewthwaite and Mr 11. Plieney were proposed m candidates, Oa a show of
hands being called the numbers were equal, but on a second appeal to that test, there appeared a preponderance in favor of the 'ormer gentleman, and a poll was demanded. The polling took place on the following day (Tuesday) and terminated in the election of Mr Lewthwaite by a majority of 13 — the numbers being Lewthwaite 44, Pheney 31.
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ELECTION., Taranaki Herald, Volume V, Issue 220, 18 October 1856
ELECTION. Taranaki Herald, Volume V, Issue 220, 18 October 1856
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