New Zealand general election, 1884


New Zealand general election, 1884
1884 general election
New Zealand
1881 ←
members
21 (Māori) & 22 (general) July 1884
→ 1887
members

All 95 seats in the New Zealand House of Representatives
Turnout 60.6%
  First party


  Robert Stout, 1885.jpg


Leader Robert Stout
Party Independent


Leader's seat Dunedin East
Last election 95 seats
Seats won 95
Seat change steady
Popular vote N/A
Percentage N/A
Swing N/A

Prime Minister before election

Harry Atkinson
Independent

Prime Minister-designate

Robert Stout
Independent

The New Zealand general election of 1884 was held on 22 July to elect a total of 95 MPs to the 9th session of the New Zealand Parliament. The Māori vote was held on 21 July.[1] A total number of 137,686 (60.6%) voters turned out to vote.[2]

References

  1. ^ Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand parliamentary record, 1840-1984 (4 ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103. 
  2. ^ "General elections 1853-2005 - dates & turnout". Elections New Zealand. http://www.elections.org.nz/elections/resultsdata/elections-dates-turnout.html. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 

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