Electoral results for the district of Werribee

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This is a list of electoral results for the electoral district of Werribee in Victorian state elections.

Members for Werribee[edit]

First incarnation (1976–2002)
Member Party Term
  Neville Hudson Liberal 1976–1979
  Ken Coghill Labor 1979–1996
  Mary Gillett Labor 1996–2002
Second incarnation (2014–present)
Member Party Term
  Tim Pallas Labor 2014–present

Election results[edit]

Elections in the 2010s[edit]

Victorian state election, 2014: Werribee[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Tim Pallas 20,338 56.6 +8.1
Liberal Tarun Singh 10,327 28.7 −3.7
Greens Bro Sheffield-Brotherton 3,049 8.5 −0.9
Christians Anne Okumu 1,167 3.2 +3.2
Voice for the West Nhan Hoang Tran 1,045 2.9 +2.9
Total formal votes 35,926 93.6 −0.6
Informal votes 2,446 6.4 +0.6
Turnout 38,372 92.7 −1.0
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Tim Pallas 23,607 65.7 +4.2
Liberal Tarun Singh 12,349 34.4 −4.2
Labor hold Swing +4.2

Elections in the 1990s[edit]

Victorian state election, 1999: Werribee[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Mary Gillett 22,652 59.1 +12.8
Liberal David McLaren 14,120 36.9 -6.7
Greens Cynthia Manson 913 2.4 +2.4
Independent Gary Impson 353 0.9 +0.9
Independent Batman Backhouse 258 0.7 +0.7
Total formal votes 38,296 96.9 -0.6
Informal votes 1,221 3.1 +0.6
Turnout 39,517 94.9
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Mary Gillett 23,540 61.5 +10.7
Liberal David McLaren 14,754 38.5 -10.7
Labor hold Swing +10.7
Victorian state election, 1996: Werribee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Mary Douglas 16,395 46.4 -2.2
Liberal Trish Vejby 15,396 43.6 +8.8
Independent Dennis McIntosh 3,560 10.1 +10.1
Total formal votes 35,351 97.5 +0.4
Informal votes 908 2.5 -0.4
Turnout 36,259 95.1
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Mary Douglas 17,943 50.8 -7.5
Liberal Trish Vejby 17,386 49.2 +7.5
Labor hold Swing -7.5
Victorian state election, 1992: Werribee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Ken Coghill 14,857 48.6 -6.8
Liberal Anne Canterbury 10,632 34.8 +3.3
Independent Shane Bourke 5,102 16.7 +16.7
Total formal votes 30,591 97.1 +0.5
Informal votes 927 2.9 -0.5
Turnout 31,518 96.5
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ken Coghill 17,797 58.3 -1.7
Liberal Anne Canterbury 12,729 41.7 +1.7
Labor hold Swing -1.7

Elections in the 1980s[edit]

Victorian state election, 1988: Werribee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Ken Coghill 18,788 56.21 +2.42
Liberal Alexander Mather 10,509 31.44 -6.98
Independent John Gibbons 4,125 12.34 +12.34
Total formal votes 33,421 96.22 -1.71
Informal votes 1,350 3.88 +1.71
Turnout 34,772 94.10 +1.25
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ken Coghill 20,204 60.51 +4.05
Liberal Alexander Mather 13,187 39.49 -4.05
Labor hold Swing +4.05
Victorian state election, 1985: Werribee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Ken Coghill 14,376 53.8 -8.6
Liberal Thomas Hudson 10,268 38.4 +8.4
Weekend Trading Robert Wolstenholme 2,083 7.8 +7.8
Total formal votes 26,727 97.8
Informal votes 592 2.2
Turnout 27,319 92.9
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ken Coghill 15,021 56.2 -10.4
Liberal Thomas Hudson 11,706 43.8 +10.4
Labor hold Swing -10.4
Victorian state election, 1982: Werribee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Ken Coghill 24,932 64.7 +8.4
Liberal John Kelly 10,782 28.0 -9.4
Democrats Ivan Pollock 2,838 7.4 +7.4
Total formal votes 38,552 97.4 +0.1
Informal votes 1,044 2.6 -0.1
Turnout 39,596 94.3 +1.0
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ken Coghill 26,566 68.9 +10.8
Liberal John Kelly 11,986 31.1 -10.8
Labor hold Swing +10.8

Elections in the 1970s[edit]

Victorian state election, 1979: Werribee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Ken Coghill 17,653 56.3 +7.5
Liberal Stuart Southwick 11,728 37.4 -9.6
Independent Charles Skidmore 1,962 6.3 +6.3
Total formal votes 31,343 97.3 -0.2
Informal votes 880 2.7 +0.2
Turnout 32,223 93.3 +1.6
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ken Coghill 18,214 58.1 +8.2
Liberal Stuart Southwick 13,129 41.9 -8.2
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +8.2
Victorian state election, 1976: Werribee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Anthony Robinson 12,422 48.8 0.0
Liberal Neville Hudson 11,959 47.0 +7.2
Workers Walter Lockhart 1,086 4.3 +4.3
Total formal votes 25,467 97.5
Informal votes 647 2.5
Turnout 26,114 91.7
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Neville Hudson 12,745 50.05 +0.2
Labor Anthony Robinson 12,722 49.95 -0.2
Liberal gain from Labor Swing +0.2

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