Electoral results for the Division of Bruce

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This is a list of electoral results for the Division of Bruce in Australian federal elections from the division's creation in 1955 until the present.

Members[edit]

Member Party Term
  (Sir) Billy Snedden Liberal 1955–1983
  Ken Aldred Liberal 1983–1990
  Julian Beale Liberal 1990–1996
  Alan Griffin Labor 1996–2016
  Julian Hill Labor 2016–present

Election results[edit]

Elections in the 2010s[edit]

Australian federal election, 2016: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Julian Hill 36,804 44.34 +2.44
Liberal Helen Kroger 33,248 40.05 −2.91
Greens Stefanie Bauer 5,890 7.10 +0.46
Family First Nathan Foggie 2,870 3.46 +0.81
Animal Justice Douglas Leith 1,944 2.34 +2.34
Drug Law Reform Alan Roncan 1,440 1.73 +1.73
Renewable Energy Jill Jarvis-Wills 816 0.98 +0.98
Total formal votes 83,012 95.33 +0.83
Informal votes 4,064 4.67 −0.83
Turnout 87,076 90.03 −2.25
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Julian Hill 44,894 54.08 +2.28
Liberal Helen Kroger 38,118 45.92 −2.28
Labor hold Swing +2.28
Australian federal election, 2013: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Emanuele Cicchiello 35,501 42.96 +5.24
Labor Alan Griffin 34,626 41.90 −6.81
Greens Lynette Keleher 5,491 6.64 −2.83
Family First Rebecca Filliponi 2,186 2.65 −1.39
Palmer United Paul Tuyau 2,173 2.63 +2.63
Democratic Labour Geraldine Gonsalvez 1,334 1.61 +1.61
Independent Kiry Uth 682 0.83 +0.83
Rise Up Australia Robert White 652 0.79 +0.79
Total formal votes 82,645 94.50 −0.42
Informal votes 4,810 5.50 +0.42
Turnout 87,455 92.24 −0.18
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Alan Griffin 42,812 51.80 −5.91
Liberal Emanuele Cicchiello 39,833 48.20 +5.91
Labor hold Swing −5.91
Australian federal election, 2010: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Alan Griffin 37,794 49.24 −2.61
Liberal Mike Kabos 28,580 37.24 −0.33
Greens Stefan Zibell 7,222 9.41 +4.32
Family First Felicity Hemmersbach 3,151 4.11 +1.26
Total formal votes 76,747 94.79 −1.50
Informal votes 4,220 5.21 +1.50
Turnout 80,967 91.83 −2.75
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Alan Griffin 44,603 58.12 −0.20
Liberal Mike Kabos 32,144 41.88 +0.20
Labor hold Swing −0.20

Elections in the 2000s[edit]

Australian federal election, 2007: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Alan Griffin 41,754 51.85 +4.55
Liberal Angela Randall 30,257 37.57 −5.52
Greens Rob Cassidy 4,102 5.09 −0.15
Family First Bronwyn Rawlins 2,295 2.85 +0.22
Democrats Richard Grossi 1,012 1.26 −0.12
Christian Democrats Sandra Herrmann 678 0.84 +0.84
One Nation Neil Smith 433 0.54 +0.54
Total formal votes 80,531 96.29 +0.72
Informal votes 3,106 3.71 −0.72
Turnout 83,637 94.62 +0.27
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Alan Griffin 46,966 58.32 +4.84
Liberal Angela Randall 33,565 41.68 −4.84
Labor hold Swing +4.84
Australian federal election, 2004: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Alan Griffin 37,109 47.30 −2.28
Liberal Angela Randall 33,807 43.09 +3.61
Greens Tania Giles 4,110 5.24 +1.07
Family First Richard Warner 2,064 2.63 +2.63
Democrats Paul van den Bergen 1,079 1.38 −5.10
CEC William Larner 282 0.36 +0.36
Total formal votes 78,451 95.57 −0.57
Informal votes 3,634 4.43 +0.57
Turnout 82,085 94.35 −0.95
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Alan Griffin 41,954 53.48 −3.00
Liberal Angela Randall 36,497 46.52 +3.00
Labor hold Swing −3.00
Australian federal election, 2001: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Alan Griffin 38,150 48.61 −0.05
Liberal Reg Steel 31,813 40.54 +1.96
Democrats Shaun Robyns 5,164 6.58 +0.56
Greens David Collis 3,349 4.27 +2.74
Total formal votes 78,476 96.35 +0.04
Informal votes 2,969 3.65 −0.04
Turnout 81,445 95.62
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Alan Griffin 43,592 55.55 −1.17
Liberal Reg Steel 34,884 44.45 +1.17
Labor hold Swing −1.17

Elections in the 1990s[edit]

Australian federal election, 1998: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Alan Griffin 38,165 48.66 +2.84
Liberal Jim Wood 30,257 38.58 −7.05
Democrats Adam McBeth 4,718 6.02 −0.08
One Nation Laurence Lowe 2,296 2.93 +2.93
Unity Toan Huynh 1,336 1.70 +1.70
Greens Colin Smith 1,195 1.52 −0.49
Abolish Child Support Dikran Chabdjian 253 0.32 +0.32
Natural Law Michael Soos 209 0.27 −0.17
Total formal votes 78,429 96.31 −0.72
Informal votes 3,001 3.69 +0.72
Turnout 81,430 96.19 −0.26
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Alan Griffin 44,485 56.72 +5.96
Liberal Jim Wood 33,944 43.28 −5.96
Labor hold Swing +5.96
Australian federal election, 1996: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Alan Griffin 36,104 45.82 −1.50
Liberal Julian Beale 35,954 45.63 −0.70
Democrats Daryl Burkett 4,805 6.10 +1.65
Greens Armen Bahlaw 1,586 2.01 +2.01
Natural Law Michael Soos 343 0.44 −0.50
Total formal votes 78,792 97.04 +0.13
Informal votes 2,405 2.96 −0.13
Turnout 81,197 96.45 −0.78
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Alan Griffin 38,864 50.76 −0.77
Liberal Julian Beale 38,669 49.24 +0.77
Labor hold Swing −0.77
Australian federal election, 1993: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Julian Beale 37,607 52.85 +0.87
Labor Beverley Williams 28,986 40.74 +9.42
Democrats Leslie Chandra 3,899 5.48 −8.07
Natural Law Nicolas Di Tempora 665 0.93 +0.93
Total formal votes 71,157 97.39 +0.46
Informal votes 1,909 2.61 −0.46
Turnout 74,066 97.23
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Julian Beale 39,181 55.09 −4.24
Labor Beverley Williams 31,937 44.91 +4.24
Liberal hold Swing −4.24
Australian federal election, 1990: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Julian Beale 36,171 52.0 +2.1
Labor Philip Cottier 21,794 31.3 −9.3
Democrats Geoff Herbert 9,431 13.6 +5.6
Call to Australia Peter Olney 2,195 3.2 +3.2
Total formal votes 69,591 96.9
Informal votes 2,203 3.1
Turnout 71,794 97.0
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Julian Beale 41,268 59.3 +4.9
Labor Philip Cottier 28,285 40.7 −4.9
Liberal hold Swing +4.9

Elections in the 1980s[edit]

Australian federal election, 1987: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Ken Aldred 28,568 47.5 +0.8
Labor Patrick Robinson 25,866 43.0 −0.6
Democrats Kare Carr 4,820 8.0 +2.0
Unite Australia Terence Pooley 910 1.5 +1.5
Total formal votes 60,164 95.0
Informal votes 3,171 5.0
Turnout 63,335 96.0
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Ken Aldred 31,282 52.0 −0.1
Labor Patrick Robinson 28,862 48.0 +0.1
Liberal hold Swing −0.1
Australian federal election, 1984: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Ken Aldred 27,536 46.7 +2.3
Labor Joan Graystone 25,723 43.6 −0.6
Democrats Michael Johnson 3,528 6.0 −1.8
Democratic Labor Mary Mulholland 2,171 3.7 +3.7
Total formal votes 58,958 93.6
Informal votes 4,061 6.4
Turnout 63,019 96.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Ken Aldred 30,711 52.1 +1.3
Labor Joan Graystone 28,230 47.9 −1.3
Liberal hold Swing +1.3
Bruce by-election, 1983
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Ken Aldred 35,849 48.5 +0.6
Labor Heather O'Connor 31,354 42.4 −1.9
Democrats Michael Johnson 4,769 6.5 −1.3
Democratic Labor John Mulholland 1,621 2.2 +2.2
Independent Wilhelm Kapphan 111 0.2 +0.2
Progress Peter Fogarty 105 0.1 0.1
Constitutionalist Bill Thiele 94 0.1 +0.1
Total formal votes 73,903 98.3
Informal votes 1,266 1.7
Turnout 75,169 92.0
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Ken Aldred 40,259 54.5 +3.8
Labor Heather O'Connor 33,644 45.5 −3.8
Liberal hold Swing +3.8
Australian federal election, 1983: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Sir Billy Snedden 36,381 47.9 −0.9
Labor Heather O'Connor 33,650 44.3 +6.0
Democrats Michael Johnson 5,955 7.8 −3.3
Total formal votes 75,986 98.3
Informal votes 1,292 1.7
Turnout 77,278 97.3
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Sir Billy Snedden 38,544 50.7 −4.7
Labor Heather O'Connor 37,442 49.3 +4.7
Liberal hold Swing −4.7
Australian federal election, 1980: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Sir Billy Snedden 34,982 48.8 −1.6
Labor Gayle Whyte 27,457 38.3 +7.2
Democrats Fraser Hercus 7,942 11.1 −4.1
Democratic Labor Elaine Mulholland 954 1.3 −2.0
Independent Wilhelm Kapphan 366 0.5 +0.5
Total formal votes 71,701 97.6
Informal votes 1,737 2.4
Turnout 73,438 96.7
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Sir Billy Snedden 39,7724 55.4 −5.6
Labor Gayle Whyte 31,977 44.6 +5.6
Liberal hold Swing −5.6

Elections in the 1970s[edit]

Australian federal election, 1977: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Billy Snedden 33,913 50.4 −7.3
Labor Timothy Burke 20,927 31.1 −5.3
Democrats John Sutcliffe 10,199 15.2 +15.2
Democratic Labor John Mulholland 2,237 3.3 +0.3
Total formal votes 67,276 97.9
Informal votes 1,418 2.1
Turnout 68,694 96.9
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 61.0 −0.6
Labor Timothy Burke 39.0 +0.6
Liberal hold Swing −0.6
Australian federal election, 1975: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Billy Snedden 44,314 57.2 +8.7
Labor Graeme Bond 28,577 36.9 −6.4
Democratic Labor John Lloyd 2,347 3.0 −1.5
Australia Iris Pederick 1,748 2.3 −0.5
Independent Diana Martin 469 0.6 +0.6
Total formal votes 77,455 98.4
Informal votes 1,232 1.6
Turnout 78,687 96.7
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 61.1 +8.7
Labor Graeme Bond 38.9 −8.7
Liberal hold Swing +8.7
Australian federal election, 1974: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Billy Snedden 35,616 48.5 +4.2
Labor Russell Oakley 31,780 43.3 +1.5
Democratic Labor Rex Harper 3,270 4.5 −2.9
Australia Iris Pederick 2,064 2.8 −3.7
Independent John Ryan 421 0.6 +0.6
Independent Diana Martin 196 0.3 +0.3
Independent Glen Mann 129 0.2 +0.2
Total formal votes 73,476 98.4
Informal votes 1,182 1.6
Turnout 74,658 96.9
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 38,486 52.4 +0.2
Labor Russell Oakley 34,990 47.6 −0.2
Liberal hold Swing +0.2
Australian federal election, 1972: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Billy Snedden 27,893 44.3 −5.3
Labor Russell Oakley 26,312 41.8 +5.8
Democratic Labor Rex Harper 4,632 7.4 −3.0
Australia Peter Moore 4,170 6.5 +4.6
Total formal votes 62,944 98.5
Informal votes 987 1.5
Turnout 63,931 97.1
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 32,881 52.2 −7.7
Labor Russell Oakley 30,063 47.8 +7.7
Liberal hold Swing −7.7

Elections in the 1960s[edit]

Australian federal election, 1969: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Billy Snedden 25,470 49.7 −7.8
Labor Leon Phillips 18,449 36.0 +11.2
Democratic Labor William Hoyne 5,308 10.4 −1.6
Australia Douglas McKay 990 1.9 +1.9
Independent Herbert Wessley 669 1.3 +1.3
Communist Les Smith 366 0.7 −0.6
Total formal votes 51,252 96.8
Informal votes 1,681 3.2
Turnout 52,933 96.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 59.9 −7.7
Labor Leon Phillips 40.1 +7.7
Liberal hold Swing −7.7
Australian federal election, 1966: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Billy Snedden 58,268 52.9 +4.5
Labor Leslie Donnelly 32,410 29.4 −11.4
Democratic Labor Henri de Sachau 13,242 12.0 +2.6
Liberal Reform Group Herbert Wessley 4,188 3.8 +3.8
Communist Ralph Gibson 1,467 1.3 +1.3
Independent John Saunderson 526 0.5 +0.5
Total formal votes 110,101 96.1
Informal votes 4,411 3.9
Turnout 114,512 95.9
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 63.0 +5.6
Labor Leslie Donnelly 37.0 −5.6
Liberal hold Swing +5.6
Australian federal election, 1963: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Billy Snedden 45,542 48.4 +6.8
Labor Barry Jones 38,396 40.8 −1.9
Democratic Labor Henry de Sachau 8,857 9.4 −6.3
Independent Brian Crossley 920 1.0 +1.0
Independent Tom Gilhooley 474 0.5 +0.5
Total formal votes 94,189 98.2
Informal votes 1,682 1.8
Turnout 95,871 96.8
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 54,026 57.4 +5.2
Labor Barry Jones 40,163 42.6 −5.2
Liberal hold Swing +5.2
Australian federal election, 1961: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Keith Ewert 34,741 42.7 +2.4
Liberal Billy Snedden 33,882 41.6 −4.5
Democratic Labor Henri de Sachau 12,826 15.7 +2.1
Total formal votes 81,449 98.0
Informal votes 1,671 2.0
Turnout 83,120 95.3
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 42,543 52.2 −2.3
Labor Keith Ewert 38,906 47.8 +2.3
Liberal hold Swing −2.3

Elections in the 1950s[edit]

Australian federal election, 1958: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Billy Snedden 28,251 46.1 −1.6
Labor Keith Ewert 24,681 40.3 −1.1
Democratic Labor Henri de Sachau 8,326 13.6 +2.6
Total formal votes 61,258 97.6
Informal votes 1,475 2.4
Turnout 62,733 96.4
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 33,398 54.5 −1.2
Labor Keith Ewert 27,860 45.5 +1.2
Liberal hold Swing −1.2
Australian federal election, 1955: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Billy Snedden 21,127 47.7 −4.4
Labor Keith Ewert 18,335 41.4 −5.0
Labor (A-C) Reginald Kearney 4,873 11.0 +11.0
Total formal votes 44,335 97.3
Informal votes 1,227 2.7
Turnout 45,562 94.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 24,705 55.7 +3.5
Labor Keith Ewert 19,630 44.3 −3.5
Liberal hold Swing +3.5

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