|Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly |
for East Moreton
27 October 1860 –26 August 1863
Servingwith George Edmondstone
|Preceded by||Henry Buckley|
|Succeeded by||William Brookes|
Thomas Syme Warry
|Died||19 August 1864 aged (44-45)|
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Thomas Symes Warry (died 1864) was a pioneer chemist and politician in Queensland, Australia. He was a Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly.
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Warry stood for re-election in East Moreton in the 1863 election and was elected.However errors by the returning officer resulted in the election for East Moreton not occurring on a single day with the poll in Cleveland being held at a later date. However, the results of the initial polling were made public before the poll in Cleveland, showing George Edmonstone and William Brookes in the lead with Warry coming third in this two-member electors. This allowed Warry supporters to actively canvess votes in Cleveland putting Warry into second place and hence elected. Given these irregularities in the conduct of the election, Brookes challenged the result and the election was declared void, terminating Warry's political tenure in East Moreton on 26 August 1863. A second election in East Moreton was held on 5 September 1863, which was won by George Edmonstone and William Brookes with Robert Cribb coming third and Warry fourth and last. Robert Cribb lodged an objection to the outcome of the second election saying that the ballot paper were printed in a manner likely to mislead the voters. A third election in East Moreton was called on 26 September 1863 and George Edmonstrone and Robert Cribb were elected with William Brookes in third place (Warry coming fifth and last).
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|Parliament of Queensland|
| Member for East Moreton |
Served alongside: George Edmondstone