|Election||Premier at election||Premier's party||Premier after election||Premier's party|
|NSW 14 October 1910||Charles Gregory Wade||Liberal Party||James Sinclair Taylor McGowen||Australian Labor Party|
Change of party leader (Carruthers): Beginning of Wade's period in office; Carruthers resigned as Premier less than three weeks after winning an election; 'Exhausted by campaigning and vilification, he suddenly resigned the premiership at the end of September pleading ill health and advised the Governor, Sir Harry Rawson, to send for (Sir) Gregory Wade', John M Ward, 'Carruthers, Sir Joseph Hector McNeil (1856-1932)', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Searle (general editors), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 7, pp. 574-578, at p. 577.
Loss of election (Wade): See Michael Hogan, '1910', in Michael Hogan and David Clune (editors), The People's Choice: Electoral Politics in 20th Century New South Wales, vol. 1 (1901 to 1927), pp. 91-117, (Sydney: Parliament of New South Wales and University of Sydney, 2001, ISBN 0909907390).
References: For an analysis of the role of Premier in New South Wales, see David Clune and Ken Turner, 'Introduction: The Changing Role of the Premier in the 20th Century', pp. 1-14, in Clune and Turner vol. 2 (see, 'Sources', below).
For a survey of Wade's political career, see David Clune, 'Charles (later Sir Charles) Gregory Wade', in Clune and Turner, vol. 2, pp. 77-91 (see 'Sources', below), and John M Ward, 'Wade, Sir Charles Gregory (1936-1922)', in John Ritchie (general editor) Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 12, pp. 340-342, (Melbourne; Melbourne University Press, 1990, ISBN 0522844375).
David Clune and Ken Turner (editors), The Premiers of New South Wales, vol. 2, (1901-2005), (Sydney: Federation Press, 2006, ISBN 186287551); Colin A Hughes and B D Graham, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1890-1964, pp. 57-85, (Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1968, SBN 708102700); New South Wales, Parliament, The New South Wales Parliamentary Record: Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly, 1824-1999, vol. VI, pp. 246-308, (Sydney: Parliament of New South Wales, 1999). In consulting these sources, note the difference between ministries and periods in office.