Wellington City mayoral election, 1911

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Wellington City mayoral election, 1911
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Candidate Thomas Wilford
Party Citizens League
Popular vote elected unopposed

Mayor before election

Thomas Wilford

Elected Mayor

Thomas Wilford

The Wellington City mayoral election, 1911 was part of the New Zealand local elections held that same year. In 1911, elections were held for the Mayor of Wellington plus other local government positions including fifteen city councillors, also elected biannually. Thomas Wilford, the incumbent Mayor sought re-election and retained office unopposed with no other candidates emerging.[1] The polling was conducted using the standard first-past-the-post electoral method.

Councillor results[edit]

Wellington local election, 1911[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Citizens League Robert Fletcher 10,900 71.17 -13.46
Citizens League William Barber 9,298 60.71
Labour Alfred Hindmarsh 8,037 52.48 -3.46
Citizens League John Fitzgerald 8,000 52.23 -1.79
Labour David McLaren 7,788 50.85 -20.11
Citizens League Falk Cohen 7,711 50.35 -17.21
Citizens League George Shirtcliffe 7,291 47.61 -19.68
Citizens League Arthur Richmond Atkinson 7,272 47.48 -21.00
Citizens League John Smith 7,057 46.08
Independent John Fuller Jr. 6,955 45.41
Citizens League James Godber 6,378 41.64
Citizens League James Trevor 6,301 41.14 -12.91
Independent Leonard McKenzie 6,247 40.79 +0.02
Citizens League George Frost 6,198 40.47 -6.91
Independent Robert Cameron 6,113 39.91
Citizens League William Bennett 5,483 35.80 -4.82
Citizens League William Thompson 5,346 34.90
Labour Elijah Carey 4,939 32.25 +10.02
Labour Michael Reardon 4,926 32.16 +9.52
Labour Thomas Smith 4,832 31.55
Citizens League Arthur Hunt 4,766 31.12
Citizens League John Castle 4,439 28.98
Labour William Joseph Jordan 4,227 27.60
Citizens League Stanislaus Moran 4,080 26.64
Labour George Reyling 3,968 25.91
Independent Joseph Mandel 3,813 24.89
Labour Ivor Hazell 3,808 24.86
Independent Walter Bedford 2,800 18.28
Independent Edwin Gallichan 2,683 17.51
Independent Charles McIntyre 2,223 14.51
Independent John Jenkinson 2,185 14.26
Independent Vilhelm Jensen 1,804 11.78 -1.82
Independent Arthur Fullford 1,791 11.69 -21.81
Independent Andrew Hornblow 1,637 10.68
Independent Henry Bodley 1,482 9.67
Independent Charles Thorpe 990 6.46

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butterworth, Susan. "Wilford, Thomas Mason - Biography". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 17 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Wellington City Council". Evening Post. LXXXI (99). 28 April 1911. p. 8. Retrieved 12 May 2016.