In 1935, Helen McKenzie Black (left) and Elizabeth May Gilmer (right) stood for parliament unsuccessfully; Black as a Democrat Party candidate and Gilmer as an independent.
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Elizabeth May Gilmer
Bronwyn Labrum. 'Gilmer, Elizabeth May', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/4g9/gilmer-elizabeth-may (accessed 17 May 2021)