Electoral history of George Grey

This is a summary of the electoral history of Sir George Grey, Prime Minister of New Zealand, (1877–1879). He represented six electorates during his political career.

George Grey, around the time of his Premiership.

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Grey’s first electoral contest in 1870 was fought in the United Kingdom parliamentary constituency of Newark. Subsequent electoral contests were all in New Zealand.

1870 Newark by-election[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Samuel Bristowe 827 54.0 +17.8
Conservative William Campbell Sleigh 653 42.6
Independent Liberal Sir George Grey[3] 52 3.4
Majority 174 11.4 +4.9
Turnout 1,532 85.0 +3.7
Registered electors 1,803

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