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THE ELECTIONS.

PER UNITED PEBSB ASSOCIATION. Dunedin, September 39 At the official declaration of the poll for Waihemo, Mr McKenzie sfcated that one voter had been offered £50 for his vate. Mr Bucbland denied any knowledge of the affair, and on a paper being handed up it appeared that one man had offered an elector 50a to vote for Mr Buokland. Mr McKenzie still persisted that the larger sum had been offered, and stated that a peraon in the room had a telegram to that effeofc. Mr Buckland challenged the person to pro-* duce the telegram or stand convicted of being a liar or coward, but no one responded, and the matter dropped. Auckland, September 80 A scrutiny of tbe voting papers used at the recent Newton election was made \ tonday, when double votes were dis« allowed, The amended returns are ; Withy 701, Tole 606, Garrett 170. j

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THE ELECTIONS., Wanganui Chronicle, Volume XXX, Issue 11606, 1 October 1887

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THE ELECTIONS. Wanganui Chronicle, Volume XXX, Issue 11606, 1 October 1887

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