Mayoral election. Vote for F G Bolton, because ... Polling day, Wednesday, 28 April [1909]. Ferguson & Hicks Printers, Lambton Quay, Wellington.

Mayoral election. Vote for F G Bolton, because ... Polling day, Wednesday, 28 April [1909]. Ferguson & Hicks Printers, Lambton Quay, Wellington.
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Date
1909
By
Ferguson & Hicks (Firm)
Ref
Eph-A-LOCAL-Wellington-1909-01
Description

An election card featuring an inset circular head and shoulders portrait of Frederick Bolton, a candidate for the Wellington mayoralty. Reasons for supporting him include: He is a native of Wellington, a business man of proven capacity; he can devote full time to the affairs of the city; he has had considerable experience on local bodies; he favours running the tramways on a business basis; he advocates municipal markets and the wiping out of Haining Street, the Chinese slum.

Of the five Wellington mayoral candidates in 1909, Bolton scored the fewest votes, with a total of 616. The winning candidate was Alfred Kingcome Newman with 4523 votes.

Quantity: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s) on card.

Physical Description: Photolithograph on card, 90 x 142 mm.

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Format
1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s) on card, Ephemera, Photolithographs, Portraits, Photolithograph on card, 90 x 142 mm., Orientation: Horizontal image
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