Menzies by-election, 1991

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The 1991 Menzies by-election was held in the Australian electorate of Menzies in Victoria on 11 May 1991. The by-election was triggered by the resignation of the sitting member, the former deputy Liberal Party leader Neil Brown.

The Australian Labor Party did not field a candidate. The by-election was won by the Liberal Party's Kevin Andrews.

Results[edit]

Menzies by-election, 1991[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Kevin Andrews 40,154 67.7 +9.3
Democrats Ken Peak 13,070 22.0 +10.4
AAFI Denis McCormack 4,055 6.8 +6.8
Independent Jim Bernard 2,035 3.4 +3.4
Total formal votes 59,314 95.0 -1.9
Informal votes 3,103 5.0 +1.9
Turnout 62,417 86.1 -10.5
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Kevin Andrews 42,719 72.0 +7.7
Democrats Ken Peak 16,578 28.0 +28.0
Liberal hold Swing N/A

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