New Zealand general election, 1875–76


New Zealand general election, 1875–76
1875–76 general election
New Zealand
1871 ←
members
20 December 1875 – 29 January 1876
→ 1879
members

All 88 seats in theNew Zealand House of Representatives
  First party


  Julius Vogel, ca 1870s.jpg


Leader Julius Vogel
Party Independent


Leader's seat Wanganui
Last election 88 seats
Seats won 88
Seat change steady
Popular vote N/A
Percentage N/A
Swing N/A

Prime Minister before election

Daniel Pollen
Independent

Prime Minister-designate

Julius Vogel
Independent

The New Zealand general election of 1875–76 was held between 20 December 1875 and 29 January 1876 to elect a total of 88 MPs to the 6th session of the New Zealand Parliament. The Māori vote was held on 4 and 15 January 1876.[1] A total number of 56,471 voters turned out to vote.[2]

References

  1. ^ "General elections 1853-2005 - dates & turnout". Elections New Zealand. http://www.elections.org.nz/elections/resultsdata/elections-dates-turnout.html. Retrieved 6 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "The New Parliament". Daily Southern Cross. Volume XXXII, Issue 5708, 8 January 1876. pp. 3. http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=DSC18760108.2.21. Retrieved 17 March 2010. 

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