Electoral results for the Division of Prospect

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This is a list of electoral results for the Division of Prospect from the electorate's creation in 1969 until its abolition in 2010.

Members[edit]

Member Party Term
  Dick Klugman Labor 1969–1990
  Janice Crosio Labor 1990–2004
  Chris Bowen Labor 2004–2010

Election results[edit]

Elections in the 2000s[edit]

Australian federal election, 2007: Prospect
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Chris Bowen 46,135 58.18 +9.11
Liberal Lily Arthur 24,705 31.15 -7.16
Greens Lizza Gebilagin 3,618 4.56 -0.61
Family First Carolyn Lever 2,655 3.35 +3.27
Christian Democrats Jason Callander 2,187 2.76 -0.55
Total formal votes 79,300 92.27 +1.68
Informal votes 6,648 7.73 -1.68
Turnout 85,948 94.84 +0.90
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Chris Bowen 50,327 63.46 +7.06
Liberal Lily Arthur 28,973 36.54 -7.06
Labor hold Swing +7.06
Australian federal election, 2004: Prospect
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Chris Bowen 37,802 50.07 -5.29
Liberal Robert Jacobucci 28,828 38.19 +10.54
Greens Kelly Marks 4,009 5.31 +0.73
Christian Democrats Manny Poularas 2,285 3.03 +0.47
One Nation John Abromas 1,438 1.90 -2.60
Democrats Lily Arthur 1,131 1.50 -0.79
Total formal votes 75,493 90.76 -0.25
Informal votes 7,906 9.24 +0.25
Turnout 83,183 95.03 -0.26
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Chris Bowen 32,374 57.12 -5.69
Liberal Robert Jacobucci 32,374 42.88 +5.69
Labor hold Swing -5.69
Australian federal election, 2001: Prospect
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Janice Crosio 41,596 55.36 -1.23
Liberal Gareth Perkins 20,776 27.65 +1.98
Greens Rebecca Filipczyk 3,439 4.58 +3.07
One Nation John Hutchinson 3,380 4.50 -3.19
Christian Democrats Lewis Haroon 1,927 2.56 +2.31
Democrats Thomas Peacock 1,723 2.29 -2.60
AAFI Garry Oates 1,274 1.70 +1.70
Unity Kek Tai 1,027 1.37 -1.43
Total formal votes 75,142 91.05 -2.64
Informal votes 7,388 8.95 +2.64
Turnout 82,530 95.60
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Janice Crosio 47,197 62.81 -3.96
Liberal Gareth Perkins 27,945 37.19 +3.96
Labor hold Swing -3.96

Elections in the 1990s[edit]

Australian federal election, 1998: Prospect
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Janice Crosio 41,310 59.54 +2.86
Liberal Nahid Aziz 15,965 23.01 -8.97
One Nation John Hutchinson 5,199 7.49 +7.49
Democrats Manny Poularas 3,405 4.91 -5.11
Unity Somchai Tongsumrith 2,199 3.17 +3.17
Greens Chris Harris 1,074 1.55 +1.55
Natural Law Linda Cogger 235 0.34 -0.99
Total formal votes 69,387 93.52 -0.71
Informal votes 4,806 6.48 +0.71
Turnout 74,193 95.08 -1.19
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Janice Crosio 48,371 69.71 +5.81
Liberal Nahid Aziz 21,016 30.29 -5.81
Labor hold Swing +5.81
Australian federal election, 1996: Prospect
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Janice Crosio 39,318 56.68 -8.69
Liberal Ron Cameron 22,182 31.97 +5.86
Democrats Manny Poularas 6,951 10.02 +5.50
Natural Law Linda Cogger 922 1.33 +0.74
Total formal votes 69,373 94.23 -0.15
Informal votes 4,248 5.77 +0.15
Turnout 73,621 96.28 +0.14
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Janice Crosio 44,236 63.91 -5.13
Liberal Ron Cameron 24,984 36.09 +5.13
Labor hold Swing -5.13
Australian federal election, 1993: Prospect
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Janice Crosio 44,039 65.37 +9.78
Liberal Paul Newton 17,593 26.11 -4.09
Democrats Dick Pike 3,044 4.52 -5.02
Independent Norman Byleveld 777 1.15 +1.15
Sue Bull 763 1.13 +1.13
Independent Alan Byers 757 1.12 +1.12
Natural Law Reg Paling 397 0.59 +0.59
Total formal votes 67,370 94.38 +0.32
Informal votes 4,015 5.62 -0.32
Turnout 71,385 96.14
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Janice Crosio 46,451 69.04 +5.59
Liberal Paul Newton 20,834 30.96 -5.59
Labor hold Swing +5.59
Australian federal election, 1990: Prospect
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Janice Crosio 37,866 56.0 +3.8
Liberal Paul Newton 20,058 29.7 +1.5
Democrats Kate Wright 6,639 9.8 +4.8
Greens Jenny Zanella 1,455 2.2 +2.2
Democratic Socialist Dick Nichols 920 1.4 +1.4
Independent Nick Beams 648 1.0 +1.0
Total formal votes 67,586 94.0
Informal votes 4,352 6.0
Turnout 71,938 94.7
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Janice Crosio 43,157 64.0 +0.0
Liberal Paul Newton 24,282 36.0 +0.0
Labor hold Swing +0.0

Elections in the 1980s[edit]

Australian federal election, 1987: Prospect
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Dick Klugman 33,367 52.2 -13.8
Liberal Robert Ingram 18,018 28.2 +0.6
Independent Sam Barone 9,354 14.6 +14.6
Democrats William Utterson 3,194 5.0 -0.1
Total formal votes 63,933 92.9
Informal votes 5,645 8.1
Turnout 69,578 93.4
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Dick Klugman 40,861 63.9 -5.4
Liberal Robert Ingram 23,038 36.1 +5.4
Labor hold Swing -5.4
Australian federal election, 1984: Prospect
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Dick Klugman 38,475 66.0 +0.9
Liberal Adrian Burke 16,085 27.6 -4.5
Democrats Robert Neesam 2,987 5.1 +5.1
Socialist Workers Dick Nichols 791 1.4 -0.4
Total formal votes 58,338 89.4
Informal votes 6,932 10.6
Turnout 65,270 92.8
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Dick Klugman 40,474 69.4 +2.2
Liberal Adrian Burke 17,841 30.6 -2.2
Labor hold Swing +2.2
Australian federal election, 1983: Prospect
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Dick Klugman 46,793 63.1 +5.2
Liberal Alan Byers 25,315 34.1 -2.5
Socialist Workers Richard Nichols 1,320 1.8 +1.8
Independent Eric Viitala 714 1.0 -0.4
Total formal votes 74,142 96.1
Informal votes 3,047 3.9
Turnout 77,189 93.9
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Dick Klugman 65.2 +4.0
Liberal Alan Byers 34.8 -4.0
Labor hold Swing +4.0
Australian federal election, 1980: Prospect
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Dick Klugman 39,419 57.9 +3.3
Liberal Alan Byers 24,967 36.6 +3.3
Democrats Robert Goodere 3,751 5.5 -6.1
Total formal votes 68,137 95.5
Informal votes 3,227 4.5
Turnout 71,364 93.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Dick Klugman 61.2 +1.3
Liberal Alan Byers 38.8 -1.3
Labor hold Swing +1.3

Elections in the 1970s[edit]

Australian federal election, 1977: Prospect
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Dick Klugman 34,933 54.6 -5.4
Liberal Alan Byers 21,591 33.8 -4.3
Democrats Laurence Bourke 7,421 11.6 +11.6
Total formal votes 63,945 95.9
Informal votes 2,731 4.1
Turnout 66,676 94.1
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Dick Klugman 59.9 -1.2
Liberal Alan Byers 40.1 +1.2
Labor hold Swing -1.2
Australian federal election, 1975: Prospect
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Dick Klugman 38,487 57.0 -10.4
Liberal Donald MacDonald 27,695 41.1 +11.1
Australia Geoffrey Thomas 1,284 1.9 -0.7
Total formal votes 67,466 97.1
Informal votes 1,983 2.9
Turnout 69,449 94.9
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Dick Klugman 58.1 -10.9
Liberal Donald MacDonald 41.9 +10.9
Labor hold Swing -10.9
Australian federal election, 1974: Prospect
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Dick Klugman 44,082 67.4 +2.5
Liberal Donald MacDonald 19,591 30.0 +1.1
Australia Geoffrey Thomas 1,693 2.6 +2.6
Total formal votes 65,366 97.7
Informal votes 1,513 2.3
Turnout 66,879 95.4
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Dick Klugman 69.0 +3.1
Liberal Donald MacDonald 31.0 -3.1
Labor hold Swing +3.1
Australian federal election, 1972: Prospect
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Dick Klugman 37,242 64.9 +7.9
Liberal Stanislaus Kelly 16,577 28.9 -4.9
Democratic Labor William Dunbar 3,523 6.1 -3.1
Total formal votes 57,342 97.0
Informal votes 1,766 3.0
Turnout 59,108 95.6
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Dick Klugman 65.9 +7.3
Liberal Stanislaus Kelly 34.1 -7.3
Labor hold Swing +7.3

Elections in the 1960s[edit]

Australian federal election, 1969: Prospect
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Dick Klugman 28,155 57.0 +6.2
Liberal Stanislaus Kelly 16,687 33.8 -6.2
Democratic Labor John Ferguson 4,517 9.2 +3.9
Total formal votes 49,359 96.6
Informal votes 1,758 3.4
Turnout 51,117 94.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Dick Klugman 58.6 +5.3
Liberal Stanislaus Kelly 41.4 -5.3
Labor hold Swing +5.3

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