1937 Corowa state by-election

A by-election was held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Corowa on 11 December 1937 because of the death of Richard Ball (Country).[1]

DatesEdit

Date Event
30 October 1937 Richard Ball died.[1]
10 November 1937 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and close of electoral rolls.[2]
19 November 1937 Nominations
11 December 1937 Polling day, between the hours of 8 am and 8 pm
24 December 1937 Return of writ

ResultEdit

1937 Corowa by-election
Saturday 11 December 1937 [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Christopher Lethbridge 5,862 50.3
Country Sydney Creed 3,112 26.7
Country Alfred Townsend 2,451 21.1
Independent Robert Ballantyne 219 1.9
Total formal votes 11,644 98.2
Informal votes 211 1.8
Turnout 11,855 90.5
Independent gain from Country Swing N/A

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "The Hon. Richard Thomas Ball (1857–1937)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Writ of election: Corowa". Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales. No. 167. 10 November 1937. p. 4501. Retrieved 30 August 2020 – via Trove.
  3. ^ Green, Antony. "1937 Corowa by-election". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 30 August 2020.