THE WESTLAND BOROUGHS.
The polling for the election of a member to represent the Westland Boroughs in the General Assembly took place yesterday. Very little interest in the matter was manifested. The result showed that the contest lay, not between the two candidates, but between the two towns of Hokitika and Greymouth. The numbers announced at the close of the poll were as 'follows : — HOEITIKA. Shaw ... ... ... 80 Harrison 9 GEEXMOUTH. Shaw 1 Harrison... .*.. ... 89 TOTAL. Harrison 98 Shaw 81 Majority for Harrison ... 17 The Returning Officer, G. G. FitzGerald, Esq., announced that the official declaration of the poll would be made on Tuesday next, at noon.
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THE WESTLAND BOROUGHS., West Coast Times, Issue 790, 4 April 1868
THE WESTLAND BOROUGHS. West Coast Times, Issue 790, 4 April 1868
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