Wimmera by-election, 1946

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A by-election was held in the Wimmera electorate in regional Victoria on 9 February 1946, following the resignation of independent MP Alexander Wilson.

Results[edit]

Wimmera by-election, 1946[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Winton Turnbull 15,284 43.09 +43.09
Country Cliff Everett 6,724 18.96 +18.96
Independent Country James Stoddart 6,361 17.93 +17.93
Independent Labor John Somerville Smith 2,923 8.24 +8.24
Independent Arnold Eberle 2,042 5.71 +5.71
Independent Labor Fred Arlington-Burke 1,824 5.14 +5.14
Independent Louis Phillips 312 0.88 +0.88
Total formal votes 35,470 95.45 –2.41
Informal votes 1,692 4.55 +2.41
Turnout 37,162 82.89 –13.73
Two-party-preferred result
Country Winton Turnbull 20,924 58.99 +58.99
Country Cliff Everett 14,546 41.01 +41.01
Country gain from Independent Country Swing +16.24

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