Wellington City mayoral election, 1907

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Wellington City mayoral election, 1907
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← 1906 25 April 1907 1908 →
Turnout 8,620

  Thomas William Hislop, 1908.jpg Thomas Wilford, 1909.jpg
Candidate Thomas William Hislop Thomas Wilford
Party Independent Independent
Popular vote 5,658 2,962
Percentage 65.63 34.36

Mayor before election

Thomas William Hislop

Elected Mayor

Thomas William Hislop

The Wellington City mayoral election, 1907 was part of the New Zealand local elections held that same year. In 1907, elections were held for the Mayor of Wellington plus other local government positions including fifteen city councillors. The polling was conducted using the standard first-past-the-post electoral method.

Thomas William Hislop, the incumbent Mayor, was re-elected to office as Mayor of Wellington, beating Thomas Wilford.

Mayoralty results[edit]

Wellington mayoral election, 1907[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Thomas William Hislop 5,658 65.63 +34.14
Independent Thomas Wilford 2,962 34.36
Majority 2,696 31.27 +23.97
Turnout 8,620

Councillor results[edit]

Wellington local election, 1907[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Citizens League John Luke 4,815 74.47
Citizens League Augustus Biss 4,721 73.02 +13.64
Independent Francis Fisher 4,605 71.22
Citizens League Thomas Ballinger 4,299 66.49 -1.80
Ind. Labour League David McLaren 4,103 63.46 +10.49
Citizens League Folk Cohen 3,722 57.57 -5.34
Independent Thomas Carmichael 3,710 57.38 +18.44
Independent Robert Fletcher 3,688 57.04
Ind. Labour League Alfred Hindmarsh 3,668 56.73 +18.59
Citizens League John Smith Jr. 3,666 56.70
Citizens League James Godber 3,579 55.35 -17.76
Citizens League Walter Morrah 3,556 55.00 +5.73
Citizens League Matthew Murdoch 3,417 52.85 -7.51
Independent William Hales 3,367 52.08
Citizens League George Shirtcliffe 3,242 50.14
Citizens League Charles Hayward Izard 2,985 46.17 -32.23
Citizens League George Frost 2,912 45.04 +6.56
Citizens League Alfred Lindsay 2,904 44.91
Citizens League James Trevor 2,733 42.27 +3.43
Ind. Labour League Tom Young 2,336 36.13 +5.64
Ind. Labour League John Brown 2,177 33.67 +4.56
Ind. Labour League Albert Cooper 2,117 32.74
Ind. Labour League William Hampton 2,039 31.53 +4.36
Independent Richard Keene 2,025 31.32 +1.93
Ind. Labour League Michael Reardon 1,978 30.59
Citizens League William George 1,958 30.28
Ind. Labour League George Lightfoot 1,763 27.26
Independent George Baylis 1,665 25.75 -10.20
Independent Arthur Fulford 1,550 23.97
Independent William Branigan 1,432 22.15
Independent James Bourke 1,288 19.92
Independent Robert Cook 1,248 19.30
Independent Albert Samuel 1,236 19.11
Independent Henry Inniss 860 13.30
Independent Frederick Larkin 847 13.10
Independent William Lingard 778 12.03 -10.79

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mayoral Elections". Thames Star. XLIV (10525). 25 April 1907. p. 2. Retrieved 30 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Wellington City Council". Free Lance. VII (357). 27 April 1907. p. 16. Retrieved 30 March 2016.