Electoral results for the Division of Mallee

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This is a list of electoral results for the Division of Mallee in Australian federal elections from the division's creation in 1949 until the present.

Members[edit]

Member Party Term
  (Sir) Winton Turnbull Country 1949–1972
  Peter Fisher Country, National 1972–1993
  John Forrest National 1993–2013
  Andrew Broad National 2013–present

Election results[edit]

Elections in the 2010s[edit]

Australian federal election, 2016: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Andrew Broad 56,251 64.31 +25.55
Labor Lydia Senior 18,742 21.43 +3.93
Greens Helen Healy 6,222 7.11 +4.04
Rise Up Australia Tim Middleton 4,536 5.19 +4.29
CEC Chris Lahy 1,715 1.96 +1.68
Total formal votes 87,466 95.35 +2.26
Informal votes 4,269 4.65 −2.26
Turnout 91,735 92.35 −2.32
Two-party-preferred result
National Andrew Broad 62,383 71.32 −2.34
Labor Lydia Senior 25,083 28.68 +2.34
National hold Swing −2.34
Australian federal election, 2013: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Andrew Broad 33,270 38.76 −23.82
Liberal Chris Crewther 23,363 27.22 +24.12
Labor Lydia Senior 15,020 17.50 −3.33
Katter's Australian Vince Cirillo 3,195 3.72 +3.72
Palmer United Mark Cory 2,883 3.36 +3.36
Greens Jane Macallister 2,637 3.07 −4.67
Sex Party Amy Mulcahy 2,118 2.47 +2.47
Family First Neil Buller 1,356 1.58 −3.67
Rise Up Australia Tim Middleton 772 0.90 +0.90
Independent Allen Ridgeway 595 0.69 +0.69
Country Alliance Michael Coldham 384 0.45 +0.45
CEC Chris Lahy 241 0.28 +0.28
Total formal votes 85,834 93.09 −2.53
Informal votes 6,373 6.91 +2.53
Turnout 92,207 94.70 +0.25
Two-party-preferred result
National Andrew Broad 63,224 73.66 +0.40
Labor Lydia Senior 22,610 26.34 −0.40
Two-candidate-preferred result
National Andrew Broad 48,243 56.21 −15.20
Liberal Chris Crewther 37,591 43.79 +43.79
National hold Swing N/A
Australian federal election, 2010: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National John Forrest 54,399 66.79 +2.85
Labor Bob Scates 16,198 19.89 −1.96
Greens Helen Healy 6,400 7.86 +3.69
Family First Carl Carter 4,456 5.47 −1.06
Total formal votes 81,453 95.77 −0.64
Informal votes 3,594 4.23 +0.64
Turnout 85,047 94.66 −1.23
Two-party-preferred result
National John Forrest 60,611 74.41 +3.14
Labor Bob Scates 20,842 25.59 −3.14
National hold Swing +3.14

Elections in the 2000s[edit]

Australian federal election, 2007: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National John Forrest 53,227 63.94 −4.48
Labor John Zigouras 18,187 21.85 +1.54
Family First Glenn Coulthard 5,435 6.53 +2.01
Greens Liam Farrelly 3,468 4.17 +0.39
Democrats Vikki McLeod 2,323 2.79 +1.24
CEC Chris Lahy 600 0.72 −0.71
Total formal votes 83,240 96.41 −0.10
Informal votes 3,101 3.59 +0.10
Turnout 86,341 95.82 +0.00
Two-party-preferred result
National John Forrest 59,328 71.27 −3.48
Labor John Zigouras 23,912 28.73 +3.48
National hold Swing −3.48
Australian federal election, 2004: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National John Forrest 57,370 68.42 +15.22
Labor John Zigouras 17,034 20.31 +0.35
Family First Kevin Smith 3,787 4.52 +4.52
Greens Simon Roberts 3,166 3.78 +1.47
Democrats Stephen Parr 1,301 1.55 −2.84
CEC Trudy Campbell 1,197 1.43 +1.43
Total formal votes 83,855 96.51 +0.08
Informal votes 3,031 3.49 −0.08
Turnout 86,886 95.82 −0.51
Two-party-preferred result
National John Forrest 62,680 74.75 +3.89
Labor John Zigouras 21,175 25.25 −3.89
National hold Swing +3.89
Australian federal election, 2001: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National John Forrest 44,769 59.06 +1.88
Labor John Zigouras 15,440 20.37 −1.47
One Nation Bob Mackley 6,550 8.64 −3.97
Independent Ross Douglass 3,704 4.89 +4.89
Democrats Timothy Kelly 3,532 4.66 +0.10
Greens Julie Rivendell 1,809 2.39 +2.39
Total formal votes 75,804 96.38 −0.71
Informal votes 2,850 3.62 +0.71
Turnout 78,654 96.62
Two-party-preferred result
National John Forrest 53,007 69.93 +0.56
Labor John Zigouras 22,797 30.07 −0.56
National hold Swing +0.56

Elections in the 1990s[edit]

Australian federal election, 1998: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National John Forrest 43,132 57.18 −12.27
Labor John Zigouras 16,471 21.83 −1.68
One Nation Bill Croft 9,516 12.61 +12.61
Democrats Tom Joyce 3,440 4.56 −1.30
Independent Lionel McKenzie 2,278 3.02 +3.02
CEC Lee Cubit 600 0.80 +0.80
Total formal votes 75,437 97.09 −0.31
Informal votes 2,260 2.91 +0.31
Turnout 77,697 96.13 −0.59
Two-party-preferred result
National John Forrest 52,328 69.37 −4.13
Labor John Zigouras 23,109 30.63 +4.13
National hold Swing −4.13
Australian federal election, 1996: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National John Forrest 52,671 69.45 +33.66
Labor Col Palmer 17,832 23.51 −3.15
Democrats Colin Davies 4,447 5.86 +3.39
Natural Law Andrew Lawson Kerr 890 1.17 +0.36
Total formal votes 75,840 97.40 −0.18
Informal votes 2,025 2.60 +0.18
Turnout 77,865 96.72 −0.29
Two-party-preferred result
National John Forrest 55,639 73.50 +23.00
Labor Col Palmer 20,060 26.50 +26.50
National hold Swing +23.00
Australian federal election, 1993: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National John Forrest 27,708 37.66 −31.66
Liberal Adrian Kidd 23,894 32.48 +32.48
Labor John Zigouras 19,510 26.52 +4.23
Democrats Christopher Stear 1,840 2.50 −5.89
Natural Law Andrew Lawson Kerr 617 0.84 +0.84
Total formal votes 73,569 97.56 −0.11
Informal votes 1,841 2.44 +0.11
Turnout 75,410 97.01
Two-party-preferred result
National John Forrest 37,104 50.50 −23.30
Liberal Adrian Kidd 36,368 49.50 +49.50
National hold Swing +0.1
Australian federal election, 1990: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Peter Fisher 49,618 69.3 +21.3
Labor Peter Mitchell 15,952 22.3 −6.1
Democrats Ian McCracken 6,006 8.4 +8.4
Total formal votes 71,576 97.7
Informal votes 1,706 2.3
Turnout 73,282 96.2
Two-party-preferred result
National Peter Fisher 52,835 73.8 +3.7
Labor Peter Mitchell 18,728 26.2 −3.7
National hold Swing +3.7

Elections in the 1980s[edit]

Australian federal election, 1987: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Peter Fisher 31,192 48.0 −5.5
Labor Linda Freedman 18,461 28.4 +3.3
Liberal Adrian Kidd 12,151 18.7 +3.4
Independent Neil Lehmann 3,208 4.9 +4.9
Total formal votes 65,012 96.6
Informal votes 2,275 3.4
Turnout 67,287 95.8
Two-party-preferred result
National Peter Fisher 45,595 70.1 −1.3
Labor Linda Freedman 19,414 29.9 +1.3
National hold Swing −1.3
Australian federal election, 1984: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Peter Fisher 33,173 53.5 −8.2
Labor Lindsay Leake 15,584 25.1 −0.4
Liberal M. Treseder 9,506 15.3 +5.8
Democratic Labor Robert Hogarth 1,776 2.9 +2.9
Democrats Colin Cavanagh 1,318 2.1 −1.1
Independent Albertus Stoutjesdijk 613 1.0 +1.0
Total formal votes 61,970 93.9
Informal votes 4,034 6.1
Turnout 66,004 95.7
Two-party-preferred result
National Peter Fisher 44,237 71.4 −0.2
Labor Lindsay Leake 17,687 28.6 +0.2
National hold Swing −0.2
Australian federal election, 1983: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Peter Fisher 40,063 62.1 +14.9
Labor Graeme Jarry 16,193 25.1 +1.2
Liberal Ross Owen 6,139 9.5 −11.9
Democrats Colin Kavanagh 2,130 3.3 −1.1
Total formal votes 64,525 98.1
Informal votes 1,269 1.9
Turnout 65,794 95.8
Two-party-preferred result
National Peter Fisher 72.0 +1.2
Labor Graeme Jarry 28.0 −1.2
National hold Swing +1.2
Australian federal election, 1980: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Country Peter Fisher 29,502 47.2 −1.1
Labor Geoffrey Ferns 14,967 23.9 +2.1
Liberal Neville Goodwin 13,393 21.4 −2.4
Democrats Colin Kavanagh 2,736 4.4 +4.4
Independent Leslie Connolly 1,592 2.5 +2.5
Independent Ronald Nicholson 362 0.6 +0.6
Total formal votes 62,552 96.5
Informal votes 2,254 3.5
Turnout 64,806 95.6
Two-party-preferred result
National Country Peter Fisher 44,303 70.8 −2.5
Labor Geoffrey Ferns 18,249 29.2 +2.5
National Country hold Swing −2.5

Elections in the 1970s[edit]

Australian federal election, 1977: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Country Peter Fisher 29,613 48.3 −20.2
Liberal Warwick Hincksman 14,581 23.8 +23.8
Labor Geoffrey Ferns 13,362 21.8 −3.2
Democratic Labor John Cotter 3,707 6.1 −0.4
Total formal votes 61,263 97.5
Informal votes 1,546 2.5
Turnout 62,809 96.6
Two-party-preferred result
National Country Peter Fisher 73.3 −0.2
Labor Geoffrey Ferns 26.7 +0.2
National Country hold Swing −0.2
Australian federal election, 1975: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Country Peter Fisher 33,663 70.1 +7.0
Labor Ronald Davies 11,256 23.4 −3.7
Democratic Labor Stanley Croughnan 3,116 6.5 −1.1
Total formal votes 48,035 98.2
Informal votes 866 1.8
Turnout 48,901 96.1
Two-party-preferred result
National Country Peter Fisher 75.2 +4.2
Labor Ronald Davies 24.8 −4.2
National Country hold Swing +4.2
Australian federal election, 1974: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Peter Fisher 29,642 63.1 +7.8
Labor Brian Smith 12,740 27.1 −6.3
Democratic Labor Stanley Croughnan 3,560 7.6 −3.7
Australia John Grigg 1,035 2.2 +2.2
Total formal votes 46,977 98.0
Informal votes 976 2.0
Turnout 47,953 96.9
Two-party-preferred result
Country Peter Fisher 70.9 +6.3
Labor Brian Smith 29.1 −6.3
Country hold Swing +6.3
Australian federal election, 1972: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Peter Fisher 24,140 55.3 +8.6
Labor Ronald Davies 14,593 33.4 +1.9
Democratic Labor Stanley Croughnan 4,930 11.3 +2.4
Total formal votes 43,663 98.6
Informal votes 614 1.4
Turnout 44,277 97.1
Two-party-preferred result
Country Peter Fisher 64.6 −1.5
Labor Ronald Davies 35.4 +1.5
Country hold Swing −1.5

Elections in the 1960s[edit]

Australian federal election, 1969: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Winton Turnbull 19,914 46.7 −21.5
Labor Ronald Davies 13,420 31.5 +15.2
Liberal James McFarlane 5,543 13.0 +13.0
Democratic Labor Peter Lawrence 3,791 8.9 −6.6
Total formal votes 42,668 97.3
Informal votes 1,198 2.7
Turnout 43,866 96.5
Two-party-preferred result
Country Winton Turnbull 66.1 −15.2
Labor Ronald Davies 33.9 +15.2
Country hold Swing −15.2
Australian federal election, 1966: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Winton Turnbull 26,041 66.9 +3.8
Labor Hibbe Draaisma 6,857 17.6 −9.1
Democratic Labor John Carty 6,034 15.5 +5.3
Total formal votes 38,932 97.5
Informal votes 1,011 2.5
Turnout 39,943 96.7
Two-party-preferred result
Country Winton Turnbull 80.0 +8.7
Labor Hibbe Draaisma 20.0 −8.7
Country hold Swing +8.7
Australian federal election, 1963: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Winton Turnbull 24,805 63.1 +0.6
Labor Maurice Hinton 10,489 26.7 +0.4
Democratic Labor Michael Howley 4,004 10.2 −1.0
Total formal votes 39,298 99.0
Informal votes 396 1.0
Turnout 39,694 96.9
Two-party-preferred result
Country Winton Turnbull 71.3 −1.3
Labor Maurice Hinton 28.7 +1.3
Country hold Swing −1.3
Australian federal election, 1961: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Winton Turnbull 24,086 62.5 −1.4
Labor Murray Homes 10,144 26.3 +4.5
Democratic Labor Michael Howley 4,338 11.2 −3.1
Total formal votes 38,568 98.0
Informal votes 803 2.0
Turnout 39,371 96.2
Two-party-preferred result
Country Winton Turnbull 72.6 −4.3
Labor Murray Homes 27.4 +4.3
Country hold Swing −4.3

Elections in the 1950s[edit]

Australian federal election, 1958: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Winton Turnbull 24,356 63.9 −1.7
Labor George Xeros 8,313 21.8 +0.4
Democratic Labor John Cotter 5,470 14.3 +1.3
Total formal votes 38,139 97.9
Informal votes 818 2.1
Turnout 38,957 96.5
Two-party-preferred result
Country Winton Turnbull 76.9 +1.7
Labor George Xeros 23.1 −1.7
Country hold Swing +1.7
Australian federal election, 1955: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Winton Turnbull 24,303 65.6 −34.4
Labor William Nicholas 7,933 21.4 +21.4
Labor (A-C) Edwin Leyden 4,837 13.0 +13.0
Total formal votes 37,073 97.4
Informal votes 985 2.6
Turnout 38,058 95.9
Two-party-preferred result
Country Winton Turnbull 75.2 −24.8
Labor William Nicholas 24.8 +24.8
Country hold Swing −24.8
Australian federal election, 1954: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Winton Turnbull unopposed
Country hold Swing
Australian federal election, 1951: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Winton Turnbull 21,784 61.7 −2.9
Labor Alfred O'Connor 13,542 38.3 +2.9
Total formal votes 35,326 98.5
Informal votes 527 1.5
Turnout 35,853 97.5
Country hold Swing −2.9

Elections in the 1940s[edit]

Australian federal election, 1949: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Winton Turnbull 22,658 64.6 +4.9
Labor Alfred O'Connor 12,410 35.4 −4.9
Total formal votes 35,068 98.5
Informal votes 533 1.5
Turnout 35,601 96.2
Country hold Swing +4.9

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