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Hamilton is a former New Zealand Parliamentary electorate, which was replaced by Hamilton East and Hamilton West electorates.

Population centres

The electorate was mainly urban, covering the city of Hamilton.

History

The Hamilton electorate dates from 1922. In 1969 it was renamed Hamilton West. In 1972 the additional electorate of Hamilton East was created.

Members of Parliament for Hamilton

Unless otherwise stated, all MPs terms started at a general election.

Name Party Elected Left Office Reason
James Young Reform 1922, 1925, 1928, 1931 1935 defeated
Charles Barrell Labour 1935, 1938 1943 defeated
Frank Findlay National 1943 1945 Died
Hilda Ross National 1945 by-election, 1946, 1949, 1951, 1954, 1957 1959 Died
Lance Adams-Schneider National 1959 by-election, 1960, 1963, 1966 1969 transferred to Waikato
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