1932 Leichhardt state by-election

A by-election was held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Leichhardt on 10 December 1932 because of the death of Barney Olde, Labor (NSW).[1]

DatesEdit

Date Event
20 November 1932 Barney Olde died.[1]
24 November 1932 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.[2]
30 November 1932 Day of nomination
10 December 1932 Polling day
22 December 1932 Return of writ

ResultEdit

1932 Leichhardt by-election
Saturday 10 December [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor (NSW) Joe Lamaro 9,401 62.0
Federal Labor Robert Storey 5,164 34.1
Communist Thomas Payne 313 2.1
Douglas Credit William Benjamin 227 1.5
Independent Arthur Doughty 51 0.3
Total formal votes 15,156 96.0
Informal votes 640 4.1
Turnout 15,796 93.0
Labor (NSW) hold Swing
  • Preferences were not distributed.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mr Bernard Clarence Olde". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Writ of election: Leichhardt". Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales. No. 168. 24 November 1932. p. 4171. Retrieved 6 October 2020 – via Trove.
  3. ^ Green, Antony. "1932 Leichhardt by-election". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 6 October 2020.