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Electoral results for the Division of Scullin (1955–1969)

This is a list of electoral results for the Division of Scullin (1955–69) in Australian federal elections from the division's creation in 1955 until its abolition in 1969.

Members

Member Party Term
  Ted Peters Labor 1955–1969

Election results

Elections in the 1960s

1966

1966 Australian federal election: Scullin
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Ted Peters 14,271 53.3 -5.2
Liberal Ronald Hay 7,267 27.1 +5.7
Democratic Labor Peter McCabe 2,072 11.5 -6.6
Independent John Daley 2,164 8.1 +8.1
Total formal votes 26,774 92.2
Informal votes 2,271 7.8
Turnout 29,045 92.7
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ted Peters 58.0 -3.9
Liberal Ronald Hay 42.0 +3.9
Labor hold Swing -3.9

1963

1963 Australian federal election: Scullin
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Ted Peters 16,764 58.5 -2.4
Liberal John Harrison 6,131 21.4 +6.3
Democratic Labor James Abikhair 5,194 18.1 -5.8
Communist Ron Hearn 554 1.9 +1.9
Total formal votes 28,643 94.9
Informal votes 1,535 5.1
Turnout 30,178 94.4
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ted Peters 61.9 -0.5
Liberal John Harrison 32.1 +32.1
Labor hold Swing -0.5

1961

1961 Australian federal election: Scullin
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Ted Peters 18,506 60.9 +4.9
Democratic Labor Barry O'Brien 7,273 23.9 -0.6
Liberal Rex Schurmann 4,594 15.1 -4.4
Total formal votes 30,373 94.8
Informal votes 1,664 5.2
Turnout 32,037 92.6
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ted Peters 62.4 +4.4
Democratic Labor Barry O'Brien 37.6 -4.4
Labor hold Swing +4.4

Elections in the 1950s

1958

1958 Australian federal election: Scullin
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Ted Peters 18,619 56.0 +6.3
Democratic Labor Thomas Brennan 8,160 24.5 -6.1
Liberal Bill Burns 6,488 19.5 -0.1
Total formal votes 33,267 95.4
Informal votes 1,593 4.6
Turnout 34,860 94.2
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ted Peters 58.0 +6.3
Democratic Labor Thomas Brennan 42.0 -6.3
Labor hold Swing +6.3

1955

1955 Australian federal election: Scullin
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Ted Peters 18,896 49.7 -23.4
Labor (A-C) Jack Cremean 11,643 30.6 +30.6
Liberal Phillip Lynch 7,450 19.6 -3.3
Total formal votes 37,989 94.9
Informal votes 2,061 5.1
Turnout 40,050 92.1
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ted Peters 19,655 51.7 -24.9
Labor (A-C) Jack Cremean 18,334 48.3 +48.3
Labor notional hold Swing -24.9

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Electoral results for the Division of Scullin (1955–1969)
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