Electoral district of Alma

Alma was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales from 1894 to 1904, named after Alma, a locality in southern Broken Hill, now known as South Broken Hill.

Josiah Thomas easily won the seat for Labor at the 1894 election, was elected unopposed following year and increased his majority at the 1898 election. Thomas entered federal politics by the winning the seat of Barrier at the first Commonwealth election. William Williams succeeded Thomas after narrowing defeating Jabez Wright in the 1901 election.

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