1930 Lane Cove state by-election

A by-election was held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Lane Cove on 26 July 1930 because of the death of Bryce Walmsley (Nationalist).[1]

DatesEdit

Date Event
21 June 1930 Death of Bryce Walmsley.[1]
7 July 1930 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and close of electoral rolls.[2]
14 July 1930 Nominations
26 July 1930 Polling day
9 August 1930 Return of writ

ResultsEdit

1930 Lane Cove by-election
Saturday 26 July [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Nationalist Herbert FitzSimons 5,775 43.5 -14.3
Labor Frederick Hutt 4,080 30.7 +8.0
Australian Frederick Dunn 3,399 25.6
Independent Theodore McLennan 30 0.2
Total formal votes 13,284 99.2 +0.6
Informal votes 113 0.8 -0.6
Turnout 13,397 72.8 -9.3
Two-party-preferred result
Nationalist Herbert FitzSimons 7,160 58.9
Labor Frederick Hutt 4,990 41.1
Nationalist hold Swing +58.9

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mr Bryce Crawford Walmsley (1881–1930)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Writ of election: Lane Cove". Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales. No. 87. 7 July 1930. p. 2701. Retrieved 24 October 2019 – via Trove.
  3. ^ Green, Antony. "1930 Lane Cove by-election". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 24 October 2019.