Electoral results for the Division of New England

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This is a list of electoral results for the Division of New England in Australian federal elections from the division's creation in 1901 until the present.

Members[edit]

Member Party Term
  William Sawers Protectionist 1901–1903
  Edmund Lonsdale Free Trade 1903–1906
  Francis Foster Labour 1906–1913
  Percy Abbott Commonwealth Liberal 1913–1917
  Nationalist 1917–1919
  Alexander Hay Nationalist 1919–1920
  Country 1920–1922
  Independent 1922–1922
  Victor Thompson Country 1922–1940
  Joe Abbott Country 1940–1949
  David Drummond Country 1949–1963
  Ian Sinclair Country 1963–1975
  National Country 1975–1982
  National 1982–1998
  Stuart St. Clair National 1998–2001
  Tony Windsor Independent 2001–2013
  Barnaby Joyce National 2013–present

Election results[edit]

Elections in the 2010s[edit]

2019[edit]

2019 Australian federal election: New England[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Barnaby Joyce 48,073 54.99 +2.70
Independent Adam Blakester 12,959 14.82 +14.82
Labor Yvonne Langenberg 10,947 12.52 +5.51
United Australia Cindy Anne Duncan 3,931 4.50 +4.50
Greens Tony Lonergan 3,654 4.18 +1.26
Independent Rob Taber 3,264 3.73 +0.93
Independent Natasha Ledger 2,651 3.03 +3.03
Christian Democrats Julie Collins 1,936 2.21 +0.82
Total formal votes 87,415 93.41 +0.45
Informal votes 6,163 6.59 −0.45
Turnout 93,578 83.57 −9.80
Two-candidate-preferred result
National Barnaby Joyce 1,420 72.34 +72.34
Independent Adam Blakester 543 27.66 +27.66

Results are not final. Last updated 8:30pm AEST on 21 May 2019.

2017[edit]

2017 New England by-election[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Barnaby Joyce 57,016 64.92 +12.63
Labor David Ewings 9,764 11.12 +4.11
Independent Rob Taber 5,959 6.79 +3.99
Greens Peter Wills 3,824 4.35 +1.43
Christian Democrats Richard Stretton 2,129 2.42 +1.03
CountryMinded Pete Mailler 2,112 2.40 +0.99
Science Meow-Ludo Meow-Meow 1,183 1.35 +1.35
Independent Jeff Madden 1,145 1.30 +1.30
Animal Justice Skyla Wagstaff 930 1.06 +1.06
Sustainable Australia William Bourke 628 0.72 +0.72
Affordable Housing Andrew Potts 605 0.69 +0.69
Independent Dean Carter 590 0.67 +0.67
Liberal Democrats Tristam Smyth 515 0.59 −0.62
Country Ian Britza 494 0.56 +0.56
Rise Up Australia Donald Cranney 365 0.42 +0.42
Seniors United Warwick Stacey 342 0.39 +0.39
21st Century Jamie McIntyre 222 0.25 +0.25
Total formal votes 87,823 91.06 −1.90
Informal votes 8,618 8.94 +1.90
Turnout 96,441 87.13 −6.14
Two-party-preferred result
National Barnaby Joyce 64,664 73.63 +7.21
Labor David Ewings 23,159 26.37 −7.21
National hold Swing +7.21

2016[edit]

2016 Australian federal election: New England[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Barnaby Joyce 49,673 52.29 −1.42
Independent Tony Windsor 27,763 29.22 +29.22
Labor David Ewings 6,662 7.01 −6.79
Greens Mercurius Goldstein 2,775 2.92 −1.85
Independent Rob Taber 2,661 2.80 −9.77
CountryMinded David Mailler 1,337 1.41 +1.41
Christian Democrats Stan Colefax 1,317 1.39 −0.27
Liberal Democrats Peter Whelan 1,151 1.21 +1.21
Independent Philip Cox 856 0.90 +0.90
Online Direct Democracy Robert Walker 809 0.85 +0.85
Total formal votes 95,004 92.96 −1.03
Informal votes 7,196 7.04 +1.03
Turnout 102,200 93.37 −3.12
Two-party-preferred result
National Barnaby Joyce 63,100 66.42 −3.12
Labor David Ewings 31,904 33.58 +3.12
Two-candidate-preferred result
National Barnaby Joyce 55,595 58.52 −5.94
Independent Tony Windsor 39,409 41.48 +41.48
National hold Swing N/A

2013[edit]

2013 Australian federal election: New England[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Barnaby Joyce 49,486 54.21 +28.99
Independent Rob Taber 12,574 13.77 +13.77
Labor Stephen Hewitt 10,825 11.86 +3.73
Independent Jamie McIntyre 6,059 6.64 +6.64
Palmer United Phillip Girle 4,746 5.20 +5.20
Greens Pat Schultz 4,184 4.58 +1.01
One Nation Brian Dettmann 1,566 1.72 +0.85
Christian Democrats Aaron Evans 1,496 1.64 +1.64
CEC Richard Witten 353 0.39 +0.05
Total formal votes 91,289 93.95 −2.51
Informal votes 5,881 6.05 +2.51
Turnout 97,170 95.14 +0.26
Two-party-preferred result
National Barnaby Joyce 64,551 70.71 +3.91
Labor Stephen Hewitt 26,738 29.29 −3.91
Two-party-preferred result
National Barnaby Joyce 58,846 64.46 +35.98
Independent Rob Taber 32,443 35.54 +35.54
National gain from Independent Swing N/A

2010[edit]

2010 Australian federal election: New England[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Tony Windsor 56,415 61.88 +5.13
National Tim Coates 22,991 25.22 -0.32
Labor Greg Smith 7,414 8.13 -2.77
Greens Pat Schultz 3,252 3.57 +0.26
One Nation Brian Dettmann 794 0.87 -0.29
CEC Richard Witten 306 0.34 +0.08
Total formal votes 91,172 96.46 -0.57
Informal votes 3,347 3.54 +0.57
Turnout 94,519 94.83 -1.27
Two-party-preferred result
National Tim Coates 60,907 66.8 +1.96
Labor Greg Smith 30,265 33.2 -1.96
Two-candidate-preferred result
Independent Tony Windsor 65,203 71.52 -2.89
National Tim Coates 25,969 28.48 +2.89
Independent hold Swing -2.89

Elections in the 2000s[edit]

2007[edit]

2007 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Tony Windsor 52,734 61.94 +7.24
National Phil Betts 19,850 23.31 +2.54
Labor Luke Brand 8,368 9.83 +0.65
Greens Bruce Taylor 2,892 3.40 +0.06
One Nation Brian Dettmann 1,071 1.26 -0.28
CEC Richard Witten 225 0.26 -0.32
Total formal votes 85,140 97.12 -0.09
Informal votes 2,522 2.88 +0.09
Turnout 87,662 95.92 -0.52
Two-party-preferred result
National Phil Betts 55,167 64.8 +1.21
Labor Luke Brand 29,973 35.2 -1.21
Two-candidate-preferred result
Independent Tony Windsor 63,286 74.33 +2.95
National Phil Betts 21,854 25.67 -2.95
Independent hold Swing +2.95

2004[edit]

2004 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Tony Windsor 46,072 57.27 +12.23
National Trevor Khan 15,031 18.69 -20.21
Liberal Scot MacDonald 8,070 10.03 +10.03
Labor Greg Smith 6,988 8.69 -1.26
Greens Bruce Taylor 2,679 3.33 +1.07
One Nation Raymond Scholes 1,146 1.42 -1.34
CEC Steve Lawler 455 0.57 +0.57
Total formal votes 80,441 97.23 -0.80
Informal votes 2,291 2.77 +0.80
Turnout 82,732 95.40 -0.56
Two-party-preferred result
National Trevor Khan 50,847 63.21 -0.64
Labor Greg Smith 29,594 36.79 +0.64
Two-candidate-preferred result
Independent Tony Windsor 57,115 71.00 +12.70
National Trevor Khan 23,326 29.00 -12.70
Independent hold Swing +12.70

2001[edit]

2001 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Tony Windsor 35,992 45.04 +45.04
National Stuart St. Clair 31,079 38.90 +6.40
Labor Annette McCarthy 7,947 9.95 -13.58
One Nation Kayleen Bounds 2,202 2.76 -11.78
Greens Michelle Reiner 1,807 2.26 +0.34
Democrats Chris Reardon 876 1.10 -1.10
Total formal votes 79,903 98.03 +1.68
Informal votes 1,608 1.97 -1.68
Turnout 81,511 96.98
Two-candidate-preferred result
Independent Tony Windsor 46,580 58.30 +58.30
National Stuart St. Clair 33,323 41.70 -21.23
Independent gain from National Swing +58.30

Elections in the 1990s[edit]

1998[edit]

1998 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Stuart St. Clair 21,299 31.11 -29.39
Labor Pat Dixon 15,733 22.98 -1.88
Liberal Peter Monley 11,261 16.45 +16.45
One Nation Victor Weare 9,288 13.57 +13.57
Independent Graham Nuttall 6,202 9.06 +9.06
Democrats Rebekah Grindlay 1,466 2.14 -6.71
Greens James Cronin 1,460 2.13 +2.13
Christian Democrats Oriel Pearce 1,143 1.67 +1.67
Independent David Morton 449 0.66 +0.66
Natural Law Frances Letters 162 0.24 -0.82
Total formal votes 68,463 96.38 -1.33
Informal votes 2,573 3.62 +1.33
Turnout 71,036 95.18 -0.91
Two-party-preferred result
National Stuart St. Clair 43,086 62.93 -6.25
Labor Pat Dixon 25,377 37.07 +6.25
National hold Swing -6.25

1996[edit]

1996 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Ian Sinclair 42,539 60.50 +7.80
Labor Herman Beyersdorf 17,477 24.86 -9.35
Democrats Allan Caswell 6,221 8.85 +8.85
Independent Terry Larsen 3,333 4.74 +4.74
Natural Law Frances Letters 743 1.06 +1.06
Total formal votes 70,313 97.71 -0.17
Informal votes 1,649 2.29 +0.17
Turnout 71,962 96.08 -0.54
Two-party-preferred result
National Ian Sinclair 48,381 69.18 +8.98
Labor Herman Beyersdorf 21,551 30.82 -8.98
National hold Swing +8.98

1993[edit]

1993 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Ian Sinclair 37,386 52.70 +3.05
Labor Chris Watt 24,268 34.21 -0.74
Independent Warren Woodgate 7,717 10.88 +10.88
Independent Glen Hausfield 1,570 2.21 +2.21
Total formal votes 70,941 97.88 +0.10
Informal votes 1,538 2.12 -0.10
Turnout 72,479 96.63
Two-party-preferred result
National Ian Sinclair 42,693 60.20 +3.92
Labor Chris Watt 24,268 39.80 -3.92
National hold Swing +3.92

1990[edit]

1990 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Ian Sinclair 34,292 49.7 -0.4
Labor Paul Brock 24,082 34.9 -2.6
Democrats Steve Wood 7,225 10.5 +5.7
Independent Guy Wernhard 1,993 2.9 +2.9
Independent Peter Worthing 1,385 2.0 +2.0
Total formal votes 68,977 97.8
Informal votes 1,562 2.2
Turnout 70,539 95.8
Two-party-preferred result
National Ian Sinclair 38,735 56.3 -2.1
Labor Paul Brock 30,085 43.7 +2.1
National hold Swing -2.1

Elections in the 1980s[edit]

1987[edit]

1987 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Ian Sinclair 33,306 50.1 -1.2
Labor Joe Horan 24,938 37.5 -4.6
Independent Bevan O'Regan 4,412 6.6 +6.6
Democrats Eunice Moody 3,190 4.8 -1.8
Independent Lance Baldwin 632 1.0 +1.0
Total formal votes 66,478 97.2
Informal votes 1,890 2.8
Turnout 68,368 94.2
Two-party-preferred result
National Ian Sinclair 38,800 58.4 +3.8
Labor Joe Horan 27,669 41.6 -3.8
National hold Swing +3.8

1984[edit]

1984 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Ian Sinclair 33,356 51.3 +1.3
Labor Joe Horan 27,413 42.1 -2.2
Democrats Rod Irvine 4,287 6.6 +0.9
Total formal votes 65,056 96.8
Informal votes 2,170 3.2
Turnout 67,226 95.5
Two-party-preferred result
National Ian Sinclair 35,494 54.6 +1.7
Labor Joe Horan 29,562 45.4 -1.7
National hold Swing +1.7

1983[edit]

1983 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Ian Sinclair 33,335 49.8 -2.9
Labor Lawrence Daly 29,812 44.5 +6.6
Democrats Ian Dutton 3,814 5.7 -3.7
Total formal votes 66,961 98.9
Informal votes 774 1.1
Turnout 67,735 95.5
Two-party-preferred result
National Ian Sinclair 35,276 52.7 -3.8
Labor Lawrence Daly 31,685 47.3 +3.8
National hold Swing -3.8

1980[edit]

1980 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Country Ian Sinclair 34,454 52.7 -6.6
Labor Selby Dean 24,808 37.9 +6.5
Democrats Fiona Richardson 6,124 9.4 +0.1
Total formal votes 65,386 98.4
Informal votes 1,050 1.6
Turnout 66,436 95.2
Two-party-preferred result
National Country Ian Sinclair 56.5 -7.5
Labor Selby Dean 43.5 +7.5
National Country hold Swing -7.5

Elections in the 1970s[edit]

1977[edit]

1977 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Country Ian Sinclair 37,601 59.3 -4.1
Labor Selby Dean 19,941 31.4 -1.2
Democrats Bradley Mulligan 5,919 9.3 +9.3
Total formal votes 63,461 98.5
Informal votes 979 1.5
Turnout 64,440 95.4
Two-party-preferred result
National Country Ian Sinclair 64.0 -0.9
Labor Selby Dean 36.0 +0.9
National Country hold Swing -0.9

1975[edit]

1975 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Country Ian Sinclair 36,971 62.3 +5.3
Labor John Shanahan 19,980 33.7 -6.5
Independent Geoffrey Anderson 2,395 4.0 +4.0
Total formal votes 59,346 98.5
Informal votes 881 1.5
Turnout 60,227 95.1
Two-party-preferred result
National Country Ian Sinclair 63.8 +5.7
Labor John Shanahan 36.2 -5.7
National Country hold Swing +5.7

1974[edit]

1974 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Ian Sinclair 32,874 57.0 +7.8
Labor William Bischoff 23,197 40.2 -0.1
Australia Brian Edwards 1,574 2.7 -3.3
Total formal votes 57,645 98.8
Informal votes 672 1.2
Turnout 58,317 95.6
Two-party-preferred result
Country Ian Sinclair 58.1 +3.2
Labor William Bischoff 41.9 -3.2
Country hold Swing +3.2

1972[edit]

1972 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Ian Sinclair 25,158 49.2 -9.9
Labor Justin Rowe 20,577 40.3 -0.6
Australia Brian Edwards 3,084 6.0 +6.0
Democratic Labor Edwin Taber 2,284 4.5 +4.5
Total formal votes 51,103 99.0
Informal votes 530 1.0
Turnout 51,633 96.0
Two-party-preferred result
Country Ian Sinclair 54.9 -4.2
Labor Justin Rowe 45.1 +4.2
Country hold Swing -4.2

Elections in the 1960s[edit]

1969[edit]

1969 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Ian Sinclair 28,421 59.1 -7.6
Labor Alan Kitson 19,707 40.9 +7.6
Total formal votes 48,128 98.8
Informal votes 575 1.2
Turnout 48,703 95.9
Country hold Swing -7.6

1966[edit]

1966 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Ian Sinclair 28,245 69.3 +14.6
Labor John Affleck 12,529 30.7 -11.4
Total formal votes 40,774 97.8
Informal votes 904 2.2
Turnout 41,678 95.7
Country hold Swing +12.0

1963[edit]

1963 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Ian Sinclair 22,027 54.7 +0.9
Labor Donald White 16,930 42.1 +1.4
Independent James Gordon 959 2.4 +2.4
Independent Andrew Monley 331 0.8 +0.8
Total formal votes 40,247 98.7
Informal votes 514 1.3
Turnout 40,761 95.8
Two-party-preferred result
Country Ian Sinclair 57.3 -1.1
Labor Donald White 42.7 +1.1
Country hold Swing -1.1

1961[edit]

1961 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country David Drummond 21,086 53.8 -5.8
Labor Donald White 15,929 40.7 +8.9
Democratic Labor John Burless 2,143 5.5 -3.1
Total formal votes 39,158 98.2
Informal votes 700 1.8
Turnout 39,858 95.6
Two-party-preferred result
Country David Drummond 58.4 -8.3
Labor Donald White 41.6 +8.3
Country hold Swing -8.3

Elections in the 1950s[edit]

1958[edit]

1958 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country David Drummond 23,425 59.6 -0.8
Labor Donald White 12,473 31.8 -7.8
Democratic Labor John Burless 3,385 8.6 +8.6
Total formal votes 39,283 97.8
Informal votes 885 2.2
Turnout 40,168 95.5
Two-party-preferred result
Country David Drummond 66.7 +6.3
Labor Donald White 33.3 -6.3
Country hold Swing +6.3

1955[edit]

1955 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country David Drummond 23,666 60.4 +2.1
Labor Frederick Cowley 15,511 39.6 -2.1
Total formal votes 39,177 98.1
Informal votes 777 1.9
Turnout 39,954 96.0
Country hold Swing +2.1

1954[edit]

1954 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country David Drummond 21,852 57.1 -0.8
Labor Frederick Cowley 16,444 42.9 +0.8
Total formal votes 38,296 99.1
Informal votes 356 0.9
Turnout 38,652 96.4
Country hold Swing -0.8

1951[edit]

1951 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country David Drummond 21,259 57.9 -5.1
Labor William Wilson 15,462 42.1 +5.1
Total formal votes 36,721 98.7
Informal votes 491 1.3
Turnout 37,212 96.7
Country hold Swing -3.3

Elections in the 1940s[edit]

1949[edit]

1949 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country David Drummond 16,159 44.3 -16.0
Labor William Wilson 13,515 37.0 -4.7
Country Donald Shand 6,830 18.7 +18.7
Total formal votes 36,504 98.8
Informal votes 427 1.2
Turnout 36,931 96.2
Two-party-preferred result
Country David Drummond 22,417 61.4 +2.9
Labor William Wilson 14,087 38.6 -2.9
Country hold Swing +2.9

1946[edit]

1946 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Joe Abbott 29,664 60.6 +15.2
Labor Leigh Cuthbertson 19,310 39.4 -7.5
Total formal votes 48,974 98.2
Informal votes 880 1.8
Turnout 49,854 93.9
Country hold Swing +9.5

1943[edit]

1943 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Herbert Oxford 22,342 46.9 +13.8
Country Joe Abbott 21,636 45.4 -21.5
Independent Charles Abbott 2,507 5.3 +5.3
One Parliament James Fowler 680 1.4 +1.4
Independent Albert Royal 468 1.0 +1.0
Total formal votes 47,633 96.8
Informal votes 1,552 3.2
Turnout 49,185 95.5
Two-party-preferred result
Country Joe Abbott 24,337 51.1 -9.5
Labor Herbert Oxford 23,296 48.9 +9.5
Country hold Swing -9.5

1940[edit]

1940 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Joe Abbott 16,898 34.8 +34.8
Labor Leigh Cuthbertson 16,085 33.1 -5.9
Country Victor Thompson 11,635 24.0 -37.0
Country Donald Shand 3,938 8.1 +8.1
Total formal votes 48,556 98.0
Informal votes 966 2.0
Turnout 49,522 95.0
Two-party-preferred result
Country Joe Abbott 29,440 60.6 -0.4
Labor Leigh Cuthbertson 19,116 39.4 +0.4
Country hold Swing -0.4

Elections in the 1930s[edit]

1937[edit]

1937 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Victor Thompson 29,994 61.0 +16.9
Labor Leigh Cuthbertson 19,196 39.0 +39.0
Total formal votes 49,190 97.7
Informal votes 1,141 2.3
Turnout 50,331 96.4
Country hold Swing -0.7

1934[edit]

1934 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Victor Thompson 21,325 44.1 -9.6
Labor (NSW) John O'Connor 14,836 30.7 +27.1
United Australia Patrick Cantwell 12,210 25.2 +11.5
Total formal votes 48,371 97.6
Informal votes 1,179 2.4
Turnout 49,550 95.8
Two-party-preferred result
Country Victor Thompson 29,862 61.7 -4.9
Labor (NSW) John O'Connor 18,509 38.3 +38.3
Country hold Swing -4.9

1931[edit]

1931 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Victor Thompson 26,555 66.6 +12.0
Independent Angus Campbell 13,295 33.4 +33.4
Total formal votes 39,850 95.4
Informal votes 1,913 4.6
Turnout 41,763 94.6
Country hold Swing +12.0

Elections in the 1920s[edit]

1929[edit]

1929 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Victor Thompson 21,005 54.6 -45.4
Labor Thomas Wilson 17,489 45.4 +45.4
Total formal votes 38,494 97.3
Informal votes 1,063 2.7
Turnout 39,557 93.6
Country hold Swing -45.4

1928[edit]

1928 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Victor Thompson unopposed
Country hold Swing

1925[edit]

1925 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Victor Thompson 20,896 58.5 +22.9
Labor John Heiss 14,824 41.5 +6.1
Total formal votes 35,720 97.3
Informal votes 987 2.7
Turnout 36,707 89.1
Country hold Swing +0.0

1922[edit]

1922 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Victor Thompson 7,726 35.6 +35.6
Labor Sydney Kearney 7,683 35.4 -6.9
Independent Alexander Hay 6,282 29.0 +29.0
Total formal votes 21,691 95.7
Informal votes 985 4.3
Turnout 22,676 57.7
Two-party-preferred result
Country Victor Thompson 12,695 58.5 +58.5
Labor Sydney Kearney 8,996 41.5 -1.0
Country gain from Nationalist Swing +58.5

Elections in the 1910s[edit]

1919[edit]

1919 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nationalist Alexander Hay 12,622 57.3 -42.7
Labor James Tully 9,390 42.7 +42.7
Total formal votes 22,012 98.0
Informal votes 442 2.0
Turnout 22,454 69.7
Nationalist hold Swing -42.7

1917[edit]

1917 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nationalist Percy Abbott unopposed
Nationalist hold Swing

1914[edit]

1914 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Percy Abbott 13,929 56.7 +0.2
Labor Edward Bowman 10,633 43.3 -0.2
Total formal votes 24,562 97.9
Informal votes 533 2.1
Turnout 25,095 73.8
Liberal hold Swing +0.2

1913[edit]

1913 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Percy Abbott 14,248 56.5 +10.1
Labor Francis Foster 10,978 43.5 -8.9
Total formal votes 25,226 98.1
Informal votes 500 1.9
Turnout 25,726 72.4
Liberal gain from Labor Swing +9.5

1910[edit]

1910 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Francis Foster 9,622 52.7 +0.9
Liberal William Fleming 8,637 47.3 -0.9
Total formal votes 18,259 96.8
Informal votes 407 2.2
Turnout 18,666 61.2
Labour hold Swing +0.9

Elections in the 1900s[edit]

1906[edit]

1906 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Francis Foster 7,631 51.8 +51.8
Anti-Socialist Edmund Lonsdale 7,099 48.2 -3.7
Total formal votes 14,730 96.5
Informal votes 538 3.5
Turnout 15,268 54.6
Labour gain from Anti-Socialist Swing +51.8

1903[edit]

1903 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Free Trade Edmund Lonsdale 6,921 51.9 +7.3
Protectionist William Sawers 6,423 48.1 +2.3
Total formal votes 13,344 96.9
Informal votes 420 3.1
Turnout 13,764 51.4
Free Trade gain from Protectionist Swing +2.5

1901[edit]

1901 Australian federal election: New England
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Protectionist William Sawers 4,063 45.8 +45.8
Free Trade Edmund Lonsdale 3,955 44.6 +44.6
Independent George Simpson 845 9.5 +9.5
Total formal votes 8,863 98.1
Informal votes 172 1.9
Turnout 9,035 67.3
Protectionist win (new seat)

==References==

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