Electoral results for the district of Tablelands

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This is a list of electoral results for the electoral district of Tablelands in Queensland state elections.

Members for Tablelands[edit]

First incarnation (1950–1972)
Member Party Term
  Harold Collins Labor 1950–1957
  Queensland Labor 1957
  Tom Gilmore, Sr. Country 1957–1963
  Edwin Wallis-Smith Labor 1963–1972
Second incarnation (1986–2009)
Member Party Term
  Tom Gilmore, Jr. National 1986–1998
  Shaun Nelson One Nation 1998–1999
  Independent 1999–2001
  Rosa Lee Long One Nation 2001–2009

Election results[edit]

Elections in the 2000s[edit]

Queensland state election, 2006: Tablelands[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
One Nation Rosa Lee Long 10,812 50.06 +3.10
Labor Denis McKinley 4,856 22.48 -4.02
National George Adil 4,574 21.18 -5.36
Greens Paul Parker 789 3.65 +3.65
Family First Troy Howard 567 2.63 +2.63
Total formal votes 21,598 98.20 +0.21
Informal votes 395 1.80 -0.21
Turnout 21,993 90.30 -1.39
Two-candidate-preferred result
One Nation Rosa Lee Long 12,721 69.77 +7.36
Labor Denis McKinley 5,512 30.23 +30.23
One Nation hold Swing +7.36
Queensland state election, 2004: Tablelands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
One Nation Rosa Lee Long 10,140 46.96 +10.97
National Cheryl Tonkin 5,730 26.54 +10.13
Labor Arthur Yates 5,721 26.50 +1.68
Total formal votes 21,591 97.99 -0.57
Informal votes 443 2.01 +0.57
Turnout 22,034 91.69 -1.16
Two-candidate-preferred result
One Nation Rosa Lee Long 10,955 62.41 -1.40
National Cheryl Tonkin 6,598 37.59 +37.59
One Nation hold Swing -1.40
Queensland state election, 2001: Tablelands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
One Nation Rosa Lee Long 7,722 36.0 -6.0
Labor Arthur Yates 5,325 24.8 -0.2
National Joe Moro 3,522 16.4 -16.6
Independent Shaun Nelson 3,284 15.3 +15.3
Independent Henry Condon 1,098 5.1 +5.1
Independent Alan Isherwood 507 2.4 +2.4
Total formal votes 21,458 98.6
Informal votes 313 1.4
Turnout 21,771 92.9
Two-candidate-preferred result
One Nation Rosa Lee Long 10,994 63.8 +13.6
Labor Arthur Yates 6,235 36.2 +36.2
One Nation hold Swing +13.6

Elections in the 1990s[edit]

Queensland state election, 1998: Tablelands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
One Nation Shaun Nelson 8,335 42.0 +42.0
National Tom Gilmore 6,521 32.9 -36.5
Labor Nigel Tucker 4,973 25.1 +0.6
Total formal votes 19,829 98.8 +0.5
Informal votes 230 1.2 -0.5
Turnout 20,059 92.6 +2.9
Two-candidate-preferred result
One Nation Shaun Nelson 9,106 50.3 +50.3
National Tom Gilmore 9,006 49.7 -23.3
One Nation gain from National Swing +50.3
Queensland state election, 1995: Tablelands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Tom Gilmore 13,202 69.4 +10.8
Labor Anthony Shearer 4,652 24.5 -8.3
Democrats Andrew Howell 839 4.4 +4.4
Independent Jehan Hainaut 328 1.7 +1.7
Total formal votes 19,021 98.3 +0.0
Informal votes 325 1.7 -0.0
Turnout 19,420 90.8 -1.1
Two-party-preferred result
National Tom Gilmore 13,698 73.0 +8.6
Labor Anthony Shearer 5,078 27.0 -8.6
National hold Swing +8.6
Queensland state election, 1992: Tablelands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Tom Gilmore 11,189 58.6 +10.1
Labor Fred Cattarossi 6,257 32.8 -10.9
Confederate Action Michael Sheather 1,642 8.6 +8.6
Total formal votes 19,088 98.3
Informal votes 332 1.7
Turnout 19,420 90.8
Two-party-preferred result
National Tom Gilmore 11,934 64.4 +10.5
Labor Fred Cattarossi 6,608 35.6 -10.5
National hold Swing +10.5

Elections in the 1980s[edit]

Queensland state election, 1989: Tablelands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Tom Gilmore 6,518 47.8 -3.3
Labor Fred Cattarossi 6,219 45.6 +8.3
CEC Andrew Snowdon 888 6.5 +6.5
Total formal votes 13,625 96.5 -0.7
Informal votes 500 3.5 +0.7
Turnout 12,638 90.6 +0.3
Two-party-preferred result
National Tom Gilmore 7,142 52.4 -6.3
Labor Fred Cattarossi 6,483 47.6 +6.3
National hold Swing -6.3
Queensland state election, 1986: Tablelands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Tom Gilmore 6,281 51.1
Labor James Mealing 4,586 37.3
Liberal Richard Male 994 8.1
Independent Ralph Reese 430 3.5
Total formal votes 12,291 97.2
Informal votes 347 2.8
Turnout 12,638 90.6
Two-party-preferred result
National Tom Gilmore 7,215 58.7 +4.2
Labor James Mealing 5,076 41.3 -4.2
National hold Swing +4.2

Elections in the 1960s[edit]

Queensland state election, 1969: Tablelands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Edwin Wallis-Smith 3,759 52.4 -3.2
Country Micheli Borzi 3,410 47.6 +5.3
Total formal votes 7,169 97.7 0.0
Informal votes 166 2.3 0.0
Turnout 7,335 89.1 +1.4
Labor hold Swing -3.6
Queensland state election, 1966: Tablelands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Edwin Wallis-Smith 3,747 55.6 +4.0
Country Tom Gilmore 2,853 42.4 -1.0
Democratic Labor V. Rehbein 137 2.0 +0.2
Total formal votes 6,737 97.7 +1.1
Informal votes 161 2.3 -1.1
Turnout 6,898 87.7 -1.6
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Edwin Wallis-Smith 3,772 56.0 +2.5
Country Tom Gilmore 2,965 44.0 -2.5
Labor hold Swing +2.5
Queensland state election, 1963: Tablelands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Edwin Wallis-Smith 3,281 51.6 +11.2
Country Tom Gilmore 2,761 43.4 -9.4
Independent Dino Bertoldo 204 3.2 +3.2
Democratic Labor Leo McManus 116 1.8 -5.0
Total formal votes 6,362 96.6 -1.5
Informal votes 221 3.4 +1.5
Turnout 6,583 89.3 +1.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Edwin Wallis-Smith 3,405 53.5
Country Tom Gilmore 2,957 46.5
Labor gain from Country Swing N/A
Queensland state election, 1960: Tablelands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Tom Gilmore 3,438 52.8
Labor Edwin Wallis-Smith 2,633 40.4
Queensland Labor Arthur Mottarelly 442 6.8
Total formal votes 6,513 98.1
Informal votes 123 1.9
Turnout 6,636 87.4
Country hold Swing

Elections in the 1950s[edit]

Queensland state election, 1957: Tablelands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Tom Gilmore 3,359 37.5 +3.9
Queensland Labor Harold Collins 3,279 36.6 +36.6
Labor Sidney Tullipan 2,321 25.9 -40.5
Total formal votes 8,959 99.3 +0.4
Informal votes 64 0.7 -0.4
Turnout 9,023 92.3 +1.7
Country gain from Labor Swing N/A
Queensland state election, 1956: Tablelands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Harold Collins 5,547 66.4 +0.1
Country Clarence West 2,803 33.6 +2.7
Total formal votes 8,350 98.9 -0.2
Informal votes 96 1.1 +0.2
Turnout 8,446 90.6 -0.8
Labor hold Swing -1.3
Queensland state election, 1953: Tablelands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Harold Collins 5,165 66.3 +12.7
Country James Baldock 2,412 30.9 -8.9
Communist Richard Anear 217 2.8 +2.8
Total formal votes 7,794 99.1 -0.2
Informal votes 72 0.9 +0.2
Turnout 7,866 91.4 +1.5
Labor hold Swing +10.8
Queensland state election, 1950: Tablelands
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Harold Collins 4,033 53.6
Country John Gargan 2,992 39.8
NQ Labor Tom Mackey 496 6.6
Total formal votes 7,521 99.3
Informal votes 50 0.7
Turnout 7,571 89.9
Labor hold Swing

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