Electoral results for the district of Cottesloe

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This is a list of electoral results for the electoral district of Cottesloe in Western Australian state elections.

Members for Cottesloe[edit]

Member Party Term
  Ross Hutchinson Liberal 1950–1977
  Bill Hassell Liberal 1977–1990
  Colin Barnett Liberal 1990–present

Election results[edit]

Elections in the 2010s[edit]

Western Australian state election, 2013: Cottesloe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Colin Barnett 14,036 64.7 +1.2
Labor Emma Williams 2,650 12.2 –5.3
Independent Kevin Morgan 2,482 11.4 +11.4
Greens Greg Boland 2,246 10.4 –6.7
Christians Neil Fearis 281 1.3 –0.7
Total formal votes 21,695 96.5 +0.8
Informal votes 781 3.5 -0.8
Turnout 22,476 90.0
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Colin Barnett 15,380 70.9 +1.5
Labor Emma Williams 6,307 29.1 –1.5
Liberal hold Swing +1.5

Elections in the 2000s[edit]

Western Australian state election, 2008: Cottesloe[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Colin Barnett 12,552 63.45 +7.8
Labor Dave Hume 3,470 17.54 -7.0
Greens WA Greg Boland 3,366 17.02 +0.1
Christian Democrats Pat Seymour 393 1.99 -1.1
Total formal votes 19,781 95.74
Informal votes 880 4.26
Turnout 20.661 85.96
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Colin Barnett 13,729 69.42 +7.9
Labor Dave Hume 6,047 30.58 -7.9
Liberal hold Swing +7.9
Western Australian state election, 2005: Cottesloe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Colin Barnett 13,446 55.66 +4.9
Labor Owen Whittle 5,965 24.69 +2.5
Greens WA Steve Walker 3,997 16.55 +3.2
Christian Democrats Stuart Chapman 750 3.10 +3.10
Total formal votes 24,158 96.57 -0.71
Informal votes 857 3.43 +0.71
Turnout 25,015 89.74 +0.93
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Colin Barnett 14,910 61.73 -0.7
Labor Owen Whittle 9,245 38.27 +0.7
Liberal hold Swing -0.7
Western Australian state election, 2001: Cottesloe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Colin Barnett 11,034 51.9 -8.6
Labor Simon Nield 4,946 23.3 +5.2
Greens WA Steve Walker 3,046 14.3 +0.5
One Nation Dianne Kenworthy 1,138 5.4 +5.4
Democrats Andrew Winchester 1,104 5.2 -2.3
Total formal votes 21,268 97.3 +0.1
Informal votes 600 2.7 -0.1
Turnout 21,868 88.8
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Colin Barnett 12,998 61.3 -8.5
Labor Simon Nield 8,189 38.7 +8.5
Liberal hold Swing -8.5

Elections in the 1990s[edit]

Western Australian state election, 1996: Cottesloe
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Colin Barnett 12,572 60.5 -1.6
Labor Paul Cecchini 3,766 18.1 -1.0
Greens WA Steve Walker 2,874 13.8 +3.7
Democrats Ken Meyer 1,560 7.5 +3.8
Total formal votes 20,772 97.2 -0.3
Informal votes 602 2.8 +0.3
Turnout 21,374 88.0
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Colin Barnett 14,462 69.8 -2.2
Labor Paul Cecchini 6,268 30.2 +2.2
Liberal hold Swing -2.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2008 State General Election Details: District of Cottesloe Results". Western Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2011.