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South Australian colonial election, 1855

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20/21 September 1855  1857 →
Dates  20 Sep 1855 – 21 Sep 1855
Location  South Australia, Australia

Colonial elections were held in South Australia on 20/21 September 1855. Only 16 of the 24 seats in the unicameral Legislative Council were popularly elected, the second occurrence of voting franchise in the colony. The 1851 election was the first of this type. The 1857 election was the first contest which popularly elected all members to the new bicameral Parliament of South Australia.

The first six Governors of South Australia oversaw governance from proclamation in 1836 until self-government in 1857.

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South Australian colonial election, 1855 Wikipedia


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