1933 Lismore state by-election

A by-election was held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Lismore on 11 March 1933 because of the death of William Missingham, Country.[1] William Frith of the National Party of Australia – NSW won the election with 33.4% of the vote.

DatesEdit

Date Event
1 February 1933 William Missingham died.[1]
14 February 1933 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.[2]
21 February 1933 Day of nomination
11 March 1933 Polling day
25 March 1933 Return of writ

ResultEdit

1933 Lismore by-election
Saturday 11 March [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Country William Frith 4,039 33.4
Labor (NSW) Jim Fredericks 3,634 30.1 +6.1
Country Robert Gibson 2,456 20.3
Country Percy Tighe 931 7.7
Independent Phillip Wilkins 924 7.7
Total formal votes 12,079 97.8 -1.2
Informal votes 277 2.2 +1.2
Turnout 12,356 90.6 -6.3
Two-party-preferred result
Country William Frith 7,730 64.0 -12.0
Labor (NSW) Jim Fredericks 4,349 36.0 +12.0
Country hold Swing -12.0

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mr William Thomas Missingham (1868–1933)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Writ of election: Lismore". Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales. No. 24. 14 February 1933. p. 741. Retrieved 29 March 2021 – via Trove.
  3. ^ Green, Antony. "1933 Lismore by-election". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 29 March 2021.