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Electoral results for the Division of Wilmot

This is a list of electoral results for the Division of Wilmot in Australian federal elections from the division's creation in 1903 until its abolition in 1984.

Members

Member Party Term
  Sir Edward Braddon Free Trade 1903–1904
  Norman Cameron Free Trade 1904 by–1906
  Independent Anti-Socialist 1906–1906
  Llewellyn Atkinson Anti-Socialist 1906–1909
  Liberal 1909–1917
  Nationalist 1917–1921
  Country 1921–1928
  Nationalist 1928–1929
  Joseph Lyons United Australia 1929–1931
  Independent 1931–1931
  United Australia 1931–1939
  Lancelot Spurr Labor 1939 by–1940
  Allan Guy United Australia 1940–1945
  Liberal 1945–1946
  Gil Duthie Labor 1946–1975
  Max Burr Liberal 1975–1984

Election results

Elections in the 1980s

1983

1983 Australian federal election: Wilmot[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Max Burr 28,520 53.5 +3.4
Labor David Llewellyn 22,783 42.7 -7.2
Democrats Liz Holloway 1,336 2.5 +2.5
Independent Bill Chugg 702 1.3 +1.3
Total formal votes 53,341 97.3
Informal votes 1,467 2.7
Turnout 54,808 96.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Max Burr 55.1 +5.0
Labor David Llewellyn 44.9 -5.0
Liberal hold Swing +5.0

1980

1980 Australian federal election: Wilmot[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Max Burr 25,607 50.1 -3.5
Labor David Llewellyn 25,515 49.9 +3.5
Total formal votes 51,122 97.1
Informal votes 1,547 2.9
Turnout 52,699 96.7
Liberal hold Swing -5.7

Elections in the 1970s

1977

1977 Australian federal election: Wilmot[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Max Burr 26,066 53.6 +1.0
Labor David Llewellyn 20,415 42.0 -2.2
Democrats Leon Gourlay 2,157 4.4 +4.4
Total formal votes 48,638 97.3
Informal votes 1,363 2.7
Turnout 50,001 97.1
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Max Burr 55.8 +0.5
Labor David Llewellyn 44.2 -0.5
Liberal hold Swing +0.5

1975

1975 Australian federal election: Wilmot[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Max Burr 25,407 52.6 +5.3
Labor Gil Duthie 21,365 44.2 -8.5
National Country Robert Griffin 1,165 2.4 +2.4
Workers William Woods 353 0.7 +0.7
Total formal votes 48,290 98.0
Informal votes 1,005 2.0
Turnout 49,295 97.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Max Burr 55.3 +8.0
Labor Gil Duthie 44.7 -8.0
Liberal gain from Labor Swing +8.0

1974

1974 Australian federal election: Wilmot[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Gil Duthie 24,248 52.7 -7.4
Liberal Max Burr 21,764 47.3 +16.0
Total formal votes 46,012 98.0
Informal votes 917 2.0
Turnout 46,929 97.1
Labor hold Swing -9.2

1972

1972 Australian federal election: Wilmot[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Gil Duthie 25,075 60.1 +3.8
Liberal Ian Hardy 13,071 31.3 -8.2
Democratic Labor Ronald Butterworth 3,557 8.5 +4.3
Total formal votes 41,703 98.4
Informal votes 666 1.6
Turnout 42,369 97.5
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Gil Duthie 62.6 +5.5
Liberal Ian Hardy 37.4 -5.5
Labor hold Swing +5.5

Elections in the 1960s

1969

1969 Australian federal election: Wilmot[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Gil Duthie 22,866 56.3 +2.1
Liberal Donald Paterson 16,027 39.5 -1.0
Democratic Labor Darryl Sulzberger 1,720 4.2 -1.5
Total formal votes 40,613 98.7
Informal votes 550 1.3
Turnout 41,163 97.0
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Gil Duthie 57.1 +1.8
Liberal Donald Paterson 42.9 -1.8
Labor hold Swing +1.8

1966

1966 Australian federal election: Wilmot[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Gil Duthie 19,215 55.9 -2.8
Liberal Donald Paterson 13,350 38.8 +5.7
Democratic Labor Robert Wright 1,824 5.3 -2.9
Total formal votes 34,389 98.7
Informal votes 446 1.3
Turnout 34,835 96.2
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Gil Duthie 57.0 -4.1
Liberal Donald Paterson 43.0 +4.1
Labor hold Swing -4.1

1963

1963 Australian federal election: Wilmot[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Gil Duthie 19,908 58.7 -3.9
Liberal Donald Paterson 11,231 33.1 +4.0
Democratic Labor Alastair Davidson 2,792 8.2 -0.1
Total formal votes 33,931 99.1
Informal votes 319 0.9
Turnout 34,250 96.1
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Gil Duthie 61.1 -5.0
Liberal Donald Paterson 38.9 +5.0
Labor hold Swing -5.0

1961

1961 Australian federal election: Wilmot[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Gil Duthie 20,503 62.6 +3.0
Liberal Richard Thomas 6,271 19.1 -5.7
Liberal Royston Ringrose 3,280 10.0 +10.0
Democratic Labor Alastair Davidson 2,718 8.3 +2.6
Total formal votes 32,772 97.0
Informal votes 1,028 3.0
Turnout 33,800 95.5
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Gil Duthie 66.1 +5.4
Liberal Richard Thomas 33.9 -5.4
Labor hold Swing +5.4

Elections in the 1950s

1958

1958 Australian federal election: Wilmot[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Gil Duthie 19,417 59.6 +4.6
Liberal Ralph Cameron 11,328 34.8 -4.4
Democratic Labor Francis Lillis 1,845 5.7 +0.0
Total formal votes 32,590 96.6
Informal votes 1,147 3.4
Turnout 33,737 96.4
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Gil Duthie 60.7 +4.6
Liberal Ralph Cameron 39.3 -4.6
Labor hold Swing +4.6

1955

1955 Australian federal election: Wilmot[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Gil Duthie 17,606 55.0 -1.4
Liberal Robert Bethell 12,546 39.2 -4.4
Labor (A-C) Owen Doherty 1,834 5.7 +5.7
Total formal votes 31,986 96.3
Informal votes 1,238 3.7
Turnout 33,224 96.5
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Gil Duthie 56.1 -0.3
Liberal Robert Bethell 43.9 +0.3
Labor hold Swing -0.3

1954

1954 Australian federal election: Wilmot[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Gil Duthie 19,193 56.2 +3.1
Liberal Lionel Browning 14,959 43.8 -3.1
Total formal votes 34,152 99.2
Informal votes 289 0.8
Turnout 34,441 97.0
Labor hold Swing +3.1

1951

1951 Australian federal election: Wilmot[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Gil Duthie 16,746 53.1 +0.5
Liberal Lionel Browning 14,794 46.9 -0.5
Total formal votes 31,540 96.7
Informal votes 1,072 3.3
Turnout 32,612 96.1
Labor hold Swing +0.5

Elections in the 1940s

1949

1949 Australian federal election: Wilmot[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Gil Duthie 16,150 52.6 +0.9
Liberal Rickman Furmage 14,532 47.4 -0.9
Total formal votes 30,682 96.7
Informal votes 1,036 3.3
Turnout 31,718 95.3
Labor hold Swing +0.9

1946

1946 Australian federal election: Wilmot[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Gil Duthie 13,032 51.7 +6.1
Liberal Allan Guy 12,177 48.3 -0.9
Total formal votes 25,209 97.4
Informal votes 671 2.6
Turnout 25,880 94.6
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +3.4

1943

1943 Australian federal election: Wilmot[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
United Australia Allan Guy 19,417 49.6 -7.5
Labor Ern Pinkard 10,994 45.6 +2.2
Independent John McGeary 1,259 5.2 +5.2
Total formal votes 24,105 97.4
Informal votes 656 2.6
Turnout 24,761 96.0
Two-party-preferred result
United Australia Allan Guy 12,463 51.7 -3.3
Labor Ernest Pinkard 11,642 48.3 +3.3
United Australia hold Swing -3.3

1940

1940 Australian federal election: Wilmot[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Lancelot Spurr 10,113 43.4 -3.4
United Australia Allan Guy 8,301 35.6 +3.5
United Australia Frank Edwards 4,913 21.1 +21.1
Total formal votes 23,327 96.7
Informal votes 789 3.3
Turnout 24,116 95.6
Two-party-preferred result
United Australia Allan Guy 12,841 55.0 -0.1
Labor Lancelot Spurr 10,486 45.0 +0.1
United Australia gain from Labor Swing -0.1

Elections in the 1930s

1939 by-election

1939 Wilmot by-election[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
United Australia Allan Guy 6,673 29.7 -3.6
Labor Lancelot Spurr 6,568 29.3 +0.0
Labor Maurice Weston 3,925 17.5 +17.5
United Australia Donald Cameron 2,657 11.8 +11.8
United Australia Cecil Parsons 1,823 8.1 +8.1
Independent John Watson 799 3.6 +3.6
Total formal votes 22,445 96.1
Informal votes 915 3.9
Turnout 23,360 92.4
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Lancelot Spurr 11,257 50.2 +5.3
United Australia Allan Guy 11,188 49.8 -5.3
Labor gain from United Australia Swing +5.3
Prime Minister Joseph Lyons (United Australia) died.

1937

1937 Australian federal election: Wilmot[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
United Australia Joseph Lyons 12,365 53.2 -4.3
Labor Lancelot Spurr 6,384 27.4 +27.4
Labor Maurice Weston 4,511 19.4 +19.4
Total formal votes 23,260 96.8
Informal votes 776 3.2
Turnout 24,036 94.3
Two-party-preferred result
United Australia Joseph Lyons 55.1 -4.3
Labor Lancelot Spurr 44.9 +4.3
United Australia hold Swing -4.3

1934

1934 Australian federal election: Wilmot[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
United Australia Joseph Lyons 12,924 57.5 -2.7
Social Credit Henry Bye 5,182 23.1 +23.1
Social Credit William Laird Smith 4,357 19.4 +19.4
Total formal votes 22,463 96.2
Informal votes 885 3.8
Turnout 23,348 94.5
Two-party-preferred result
United Australia Joseph Lyons 59.4 -12.7
Social Credit Henry Bye 40.6 +40.6
United Australia hold Swing -12.7

1931

1931 Australian federal election: Wilmot[22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
United Australia Joseph Lyons 12,622 60.2 +13.1
Labor George Becker 5,586 26.6 -26.3
Nationalist George Pullen 2,776 13.2 +13.2
Total formal votes 20,984 95.3
Informal votes 1,026 4.7
Turnout 22,010 96.0
Two-party-preferred result
United Australia Joseph Lyons 72.1 +25.0
Labor George Becker 27.9 -25.0
United Australia gain from Labor Swing +25.0

Elections in the 1920s

1929

1929 Australian federal election: Wilmot[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Joseph Lyons 10,697 52.9 +52.9
Nationalist Llewellyn Atkinson 9,538 47.1 -16.5
Total formal votes 20,235 97.1
Informal votes 331 1.6
Turnout 20,566 94.5
Labor gain from Nationalist Swing +16.5

1928

1928 Australian federal election: Wilmot[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Nationalist Llewellyn Atkinson 7,791 43.3 -0.1
Independent George Flowers 6,534 36.3 +36.3
Nationalist Hector McFie 3,658 20.3 +20.3
Total formal votes 17,983 90.7
Informal votes 1,839 9.3
Turnout 19,822 92.8
Two-party-preferred result
Nationalist Llewellyn Atkinson 9,814 54.6 -2.4
Independent George Flowers 8,169 45.4 +2.4
Nationalist gain from Country Swing -2.4

1925

1925 Australian federal election: Wilmot[25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Jens Jensen 7,118 38.7 +6.5
Country Llewellyn Atkinson 5,448 29.6 -14.3
Nationalist Percy Best 3,134 17.1 +7.8
Nationalist Atherfield Newman 2,681 14.6 +14.6
Total formal votes 18,381 94.3
Informal votes 1,121 5.7
Turnout 19,502 89.7
Two-party-preferred result
Country Llewellyn Atkinson 10,746 57.0 -4.2
Labor Jens Jensen 7,905 43.0 +4.2
Country hold Swing -4.2

1922

1922 Australian federal election: Wilmot[26]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor John Palamountain 2,596 32.2 +32.2
Nationalist George Pullen 1,926 23.9 +29.4
Country Llewellyn Atkinson 1,826 22.7 +18.2
Country Norman Cameron 1,407 17.5 +17.5
Country John Campbell 302 3.7 +3.7
Total formal votes 8,057 90.5
Informal votes 850 9.5
Turnout 8,907 40.8
Two-party-preferred result
Country Llewellyn Atkinson 4,930 61.2 +61.2
Labor John Palamountain 3,127 38.8 +38.8
Country gain from Nationalist Swing +61.2

Elections in the 1910s

1919

1919 Australian federal election: Wilmot[27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Nationalist Llewellyn Atkinson 4,015 46.7 +12.8
Nationalist Henry McFie 2,368 27.6 +27.6
Country Norman Cameron 2,210 25.7 +25.7
Total formal votes 8,593 93.4
Informal votes 711 7.6
Turnout 9,304 52.0
Two-party-preferred result
Nationalist Llewellyn Atkinson 5,169 60.2 +4.0
Nationalist Henry McFie 3,424 39.8 +39.8
Nationalist hold Swing +4.0

1917

1917 Australian federal election: Wilmot[28]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Nationalist Llewellyn Atkinson 7,874 61.5 +0.6
Labor Christopher Sheedy 4,240 33.1 -6.0
Independent Norman Cameron 590 4.6 +4.6
Independent Louis Page 108 0.8 +0.8
Total formal votes 12,812 95.8
Informal votes 566 4.2
Turnout 13,378 71.5
Nationalist hold Swing +3.3

1914

1914 Australian federal election: Wilmot[29]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Llewellyn Atkinson 8,169 60.9 -1.7
Labor Henry McFie 5,255 39.1 +1.7
Total formal votes 13,424 97.1
Informal votes 404 2.9
Turnout 13,828 74.0
Liberal hold Swing -1.7

1913

1913 Australian federal election: Wilmot[30]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Llewellyn Atkinson 8,251 62.6 +6.0
Labor Henry McFie 4,922 37.4 -6.0
Total formal votes 13,173 96.4
Informal votes 494 3.6
Turnout 13,667 73.0
Liberal hold Swing +6.0

1910

1910 Australian federal election: Wilmot[31]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Llewellyn Atkinson 5,498 56.6 -6.6
Labour Thomas Wilson 4,216 43.4 +6.6
Total formal votes 9,714 97.5
Informal votes 252 2.5
Turnout 9,966 55.9
Liberal hold Swing -6.6

Elections in the 1900s

1906

1906 Australian federal election: Wilmot[32]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Anti-Socialist Llewellyn Atkinson 3,935 45.2 -9.7
Labour Thomas Wilson 3,205 36.8 +36.8
Ind. Anti-Socialist Norman Cameron 1,058 12.1 +12.1
Protectionist Charles Fenton 510 5.9 -39.2
Total formal votes 8,708 95.7
Informal votes 392 4.3
Turnout 9,100 53.7
Anti-Socialist hold Swing -0.7

1904 by-election

1904 Wilmot by-election[33][34]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Norman Cameron 2,368 52.03 −2.85
Protectionist John Cheek 2,183 47.97 +2.85
Total formal votes 4,551 96.75 −1.49
Informal votes 153 3.25 +1.49
Registered electors 15,718
Turnout 4,704 29.93 −9.16
Free Trade hold Swing −2.85
Sir Edward Braddon (Free Trade) died.

1903

1903 Australian federal election: Wilmot[35]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Sir Edward Braddon 3,313 54.9 +54.9
Protectionist John Cheek 2,723 45.1 +45.1
Total formal votes 6,036 98.9
Informal votes 108 1.8
Turnout 6,144 39.1
Free Trade win (new seat)

References

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