1928 Martin by-election

A by-election was held for the Australian House of Representatives seat of Martin on 16 June 1928. This was triggered by the death of Nationalist MP and Trade and Customs Minister Herbert Pratten.

The by-election was won by the Nationalist candidate, Pratten's nephew Graham.

ResultsEdit

Martin by-election, 1928[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Nationalist Graham Pratten 29,482 60.91 -3.85
Labor Percy Hannett 18,922 39.09 +3.85
Total formal votes 48,404 93.01 –5.02
Informal votes 3,635 6.99 +5.02
Turnout 52,039 87.41 -6.43
Nationalist hold Swing -3.85

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "By-Elections 1925-1928". Psephos.