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Candidates of the Queensland state election, 1918

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Candidates of the Queensland state election, 1918

This is a list of candidates who stood for the 1918 Queensland state election. The election was held on 16 March 1918.

Contents

The main parties in the election were the Labor Party, led by Premier T. J. Ryan and the Nationalist Party, led by Leader of the Opposition Edward Macartney.

By-elections

  • On 18 August 1915, George Pollock (Labor) replaced William Hamilton (Labor) as the member for Gregory after the latter's appointment to the Queensland Legislative Council on 10 July 1915.
  • On 1 April 1916, Thomas Wilson (Labor) replaced David Bowman (Labor) as the member for Fortitude Valley after the latter's death on 25 February 1916.
  • On 31 March 1917, David Weir (Labor) replaced Alfred Jones (Labor) as the member for Maryborough after the latter's appointment to the Queensland Legislative Council on 15 February 1917.
  • On 12 May 1917, Frank Forde (Labor) replaced John Adamson (Labor/Independent) as the member for Rockhampton after the latter's resignation to run for the Australian Senate on 21 March 1917.
  • Nationalist

  • Thomas Bridges (Nundah)
  • James Forsythe (Murrumba)
  • James Stodart (Logan)
  • Candidates

    Sitting members at the time of the election are shown in bold text.

    References

    Candidates of the Queensland state election, 1918 Wikipedia


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