Electoral results for the district of Barwon

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This is a list of electoral results for the Electoral district of Barwon in New South Wales state elections.

Members for Barwon[edit]

First incarnation (1894–1904)
Member Party Term
  William Willis Protectionist 1894–1901
  Progressive 1901–1904
Second incarnation (1927–present)
Member Party Term
  Walter Wearne Nationalist 1927–1930
  Bill Ratcliffe Labor 1930–1932
  Ben Wade Country 1932–1940
  Roy Heferen Labor 1940–1950
  Geoff Crawford Country 1950–1976
  Wal Murray Country, National 1976–1995
  Ian Slack-Smith National 1995–2007
  Kevin Humphries National 2007–present

Election results[edit]

Elections in the 2010s[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2015: Barwon[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Kevin Humphries 23,426 49.1 −22.9
Labor Craig Ashby 11,454 24.0 +2.5
Independent Rohan Boehm 8,051 16.9 +16.9
Greens Cameron Jones 2,942 6.2 +0.3
Christian Democrats Ian Hutchinson 1,192 2.5 +2.5
No Land Tax Nella Lopreiato 646 1.4 +1.4
Total formal votes 47,711 96.6 −0.6
Informal votes 1,670 3.4 +0.6
Turnout 49,381 87.6 +1.1
Two-party-preferred result
National Kevin Humphries 25,524 62.9 −13.1
Labor Craig Ashby 15,065 37.1 +13.1
National hold Swing −13.1
New South Wales state election, 2011: Barwon[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Kevin Humphries 30,949 79.1 +34.8
Labor Patrick Massarani 6,276 16.0 -3.4
Greens Ian George 1,882 4.8 +1.8
Total formal votes 39,107 97.8 0.0
Informal votes 876 2.2 0.0
Turnout 39,983 91.3 +0.2
Two-party-preferred result
National Kevin Humphries 31,349 82.0 +26.0
Labor Patrick Massarani 6,883 18.0 +18.0
National hold Swing +26.0

Elections in the 2000s[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2007: Barwon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Kevin Humphries 17,591 44.3 -8.1
Independent Tim Horan 11,607 29.2 +29.2
Labor Meryl Dillon 7,732 19.5 -9.0
Greens Darren Bodell 1,180 3.0 +0.5
Christian Democrats Heath Wilson 906 2.3 +2.3
Independent Les Paul 696 1.8 +1.8
Total formal votes 39,712 97.8 0.0
Informal votes 877 2.2 0.0
Turnout 40,589 91.1
Two-candidate-preferred result
National Kevin Humphries 19,021 56.0 -8.3
Independent Tim Horan 14,950 44.0 +44.0
National hold Swing -8.3
New South Wales state election, 2003: Barwon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Ian Slack-Smith 19,069 50.7 -0.5
Labor Meryl Dillon 9,502 25.3 +0.8
Independent Jack Warnock 6,619 17.6 +17.6
One Nation Chris Spence 1,127 3.0 -17.5
Greens David Paull 784 2.1 +2.1
Independent Richard Stringer 502 1.3 +1.3
Total formal votes 37,603 98.1 -0.2
Informal votes 729 1.9 +0.2
Turnout 38,332 90.6
Two-party-preferred result
National Ian Slack-Smith 21,701 66.2 -1.0
Labor Meryl Dillon 11,102 33.8 +1.0
National hold Swing -1.0

Elections in the 1990s[edit]

New South Wales state election, 1999: Barwon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Ian Slack-Smith 19,994 51.2 -6.1
Labor Meryl Dillon 9,554 24.5 -3.7
One Nation Bob Johns 7,988 20.5 +20.5
Democrats Ken Graham 1,085 2.8 +2.0
CEC Albert Cooke 415 1.1 +1.1
Total formal votes 39,036 98.3 +3.4
Informal votes 669 1.7 -3.4
Turnout 39,705 92.0
Two-party-preferred result
National Ian Slack-Smith 22,224 67.2 -1.3
Labor Meryl Dillon 10,865 32.8 +1.3
National hold Swing -1.3
New South Wales state election, 1995: Barwon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Ian Slack-Smith 20,026 60.2 +9.3
Labor Ted Stubbins 8,444 25.4 +0.5
Independent Bevan O'Regan 2,468 7.4 -7.0
Environment Inds Pat Jackson 1,258 3.8 +3.8
Independent Jim Perrett 549 1.7 +1.7
Democrats Gregory Cutlack 520 1.6 -8.3
Total formal votes 33,265 95.7 +2.4
Informal votes 1,488 4.3 -2.4
Turnout 34,753 93.3
Two-party-preferred result
National Ian Slack-Smith 22,158 70.1 +5.1
Labor Ted Stubbins 9,429 29.9 -5.1
National hold Swing +5.1
New South Wales state election, 1991: Barwon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Wal Murray 16,682 50.9 -19.6
Labor Steve Funnell 8,154 24.9 +0.5
Country Residents Bevan O'Regan 4,718 14.4 +14.4
Democrats Jenni Birch 3,236 9.9 +8.4
Total formal votes 32,790 93.3 -4.5
Informal votes 2,361 6.7 +4.5
Turnout 35,151 93.0
Two-party-preferred result
National Wal Murray 19,869 65.1 -8.9
Labor Steve Funnell 10,659 34.9 +8.9
National hold Swing -8.9

Elections in the 1980s[edit]

New South Wales state election, 1988: Barwon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Wal Murray 20,314 68.4 +10.2
Labor Edward Stubbins 6,819 22.9 -11.9
Independent Ross Provis 2,581 8.7 +8.7
Total formal votes 29,714 98.3 -0.7
Informal votes 529 1.7 +0.7
Turnout 30,243 93.5
Two-party-preferred result
National Wal Murray 21,785 74.3 +12.5
Labor Edward Stubbins 7,543 25.7 -12.5
National hold Swing +12.5
New South Wales state election, 1984: Barwon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Wal Murray 18,503 58.5 -4.7
Labor Bill Sinclair 10,368 32.8 -4.0
Independent Andrew Von Mengersen 2,729 8.6 +8.6
Total formal votes 31,600 98.8 +0.7
Informal votes 389 1.2 -0.7
Turnout 31,989 91.7 +1.2
Two-party-preferred result
National Wal Murray 63.0 -0.2
Labor Bill Sinclair 37.0 +0.2
National hold Swing -0.2
New South Wales state election, 1981: Barwon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Country Wal Murray 19,571 63.2 +4.9
Labor Richard Emerson 11,389 36.8 -4.9
Total formal votes 30,960 98.1
Informal votes 595 1.9
Turnout 31,555 90.5
National Country hold Swing +4.9

Elections in the 1970s[edit]

New South Wales state election, 1978: Barwon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Wal Murray 12,223 58.3 -0.2
Labor Marshall Duncan 8,754 41.7 +0.2
Total formal votes 20,977 98.1 -0.5
Informal votes 404 1.9 +0.5
Turnout 21,381 93.1 -0.5
Country hold Swing -0.2
New South Wales state election, 1976: Barwon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Wal Murray 11,999 58.5 -17.0
Labor Marshall Duncan 8,504 41.5 +41.5
Total formal votes 20,503 98.6 -2.4
Informal votes 294 1.4 +2.4
Turnout 20,797 93.6 +1.9
Country hold Swing -17.0
New South Wales state election, 1973: Barwon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Geoff Crawford 14,020 75.5 +24.8
Australia Graham Gifford 4,540 24.5 +24.5
Total formal votes 18,560 96.2
Informal votes 725 3.8
Turnout 19,285 91.7
Country hold Swing +18.8
New South Wales state election, 1971: Barwon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Geoff Crawford 8,464 50.7 -2.5
Labor Peter Prentice 6,467 38.8 +6.6
Independent David Aiken 979 5.9 +5.9
Australia Thomas Broadbent 475 2.9 +2.9
Independent Wallace Ridley 306 1.8 +1.8
Total formal votes 16,691 98.0
Informal votes 339 2.0
Turnout 17,030 88.0
Two-party-preferred result
Country Geoff Crawford 9,469 56.7 -6.6
Labor Peter Prentice 7,222 43.3 +6.6
Country hold Swing -6.6

Elections in the 1960s[edit]

New South Wales state election, 1968: Barwon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Geoff Crawford 10,668 53.2 -6.6
Labor Cecil Newton 6,450 32.2 -8.6
New Staters David Aiken 2,935 14.6 +14.6
Total formal votes 20,053 98.0
Informal votes 414 2.0
Turnout 20,467 94.4
Two-party-preferred result
Country Geoff Crawford 12,690 63.3 +3.5
Labor Cecil Newton 7,363 36.7 -3.5
Country hold Swing +3.5
New South Wales state election, 1965: Barwon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Geoff Crawford 12,084 60.9 +4.3
Labor Cecil Newton 7,749 39.1 -4.3
Total formal votes 19,833 98.7 -0.5
Informal votes 261 1.3 +0.5
Turnout 20,094 94.2 +0.2
Country hold Swing +4.3
New South Wales state election, 1962: Barwon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Geoff Crawford 10,589 56.6 -1.0
Labor Cecil Newton 8,117 43.4 +1.0
Total formal votes 18,706 99.2
Informal votes 146 0.8
Turnout 18,852 94.0
Country hold Swing -1.0

Elections in the 1950s[edit]

New South Wales state election, 1959: Barwon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Geoff Crawford 9,789 60.7
Labor Thomas Burt 6,338 39.3
Total formal votes 16,127 99.0
Informal votes 168 1.0
Turnout 16,295 92.3
Country hold Swing
New South Wales state election, 1956: Barwon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Geoff Crawford 8,733 59.0 +5.2
Labor Gerard McInerney 6,061 41.0 -5.2
Total formal votes 14,794 99.1 +0.6
Informal votes 140 0.9 -0.6
Turnout 14,934 85.7 -7.3
Country hold Swing +5.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ State Electoral District of Barwon: First Preference Votes, NSWEC.
  2. ^ State Electoral District of Barwon: Distribution of Preferences, NSWEC.
  3. ^ Antony Green. "2011 New South Wales Election: Analysis of Results" (PDF). NSW Parliamentary Library. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 October 2012. Retrieved 4 December 2011.