The Ashley election yesterday resulted in tho return of Mr Moorhouso, by e> majority of 65. He owed his victory to the Christohurch contingent of electors, who voted to the number of 70. Tho official declaration of the Christchurch poll took place yesterday ; all tho candidates wore present, and the numbers were unchanged. The Gladstone nomination took place j esterday, tho result of tho show of hands being in favour of Dr Deane. Mr Freeman was nominated, but at a Liberal meeting held' in Waimate last night ho announced his retirement, leaving the field to Dr Deane and Mr Studholrae. The election takes place on Monday, and also that for Coleridge. When these are over the new Parliament will be complete. Yesterday's elections gate the Ministry four more votes and two to the Opposition. Elsewhere will be found the results of the municipal pollings yesterday.
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ELECTORAL., Star, Issue 3564, 12 September 1879
ELECTORAL. Star, Issue 3564, 12 September 1879
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