1859 General Election


(2 seats)

Conservative hold / Thomas Tyringham Bernard
Conservative gain from Liberal / Samuel George Smith
Initially, both Smith and Wentworth received 535 votes, and all three candidates were declared elected. After scrutiny, Wentworth was deducted a vote and was declared unduly elected on 2 August 1859
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeBernard, Thomas Tyringham55234.1%N/A
 ConservativeSmith, Samuel George53533%N/A
 LiberalWentworth, Thomas Vernon53432.9%N/A
Estimated Turnout81162.2%N/A
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