West Sydney by-election, 1921

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A by-election was held for the Australian House of Representatives seat of West Sydney on 3 September 1921. This was triggered by the death of Labor MP T. J. Ryan.

The by-election was won by Labor candidate William Lambert.

Results[edit]

West Sydney by-election, 1921[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor William Lambert 7,857 57.3 -14.9
Nationalist Alfred Henry 5,237 38.2 +10.4
Independent Labor William McCristal 430 3.1 +3.1
Taxpayers' Association John Powell 186 1.4 +1.4
Total formal votes 13,710 95.8
Informal votes 606 4.2
Turnout 14,316 45.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor William Lambert 59.6 -12.6
Nationalist Alfred Henry 40.4 +12.6
Labor hold Swing -12.6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "By-Elections 1919-1922". Psephos.