1946 Goulburn state by-election

A by-election was held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Goulburn on 1 June 1946 because of the resignation of Jack Tully (Labor) to be appointed Agent-General for New South Wales in London.[1]

DatesEdit

Date Event
9 May 1946 Jack Tully resigned.[1]
13 May 1946 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and close of electoral rolls.[2]
17 May 1946 Nominations
1 June 1946 Polling day
22 June 1946 Return of writ

CandidatesEdit

ResultsEdit

1946 Goulburn by-election
Saturday 1 June [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Laurie Tully 7,184 51.7
Country Ray Bladwell 4,910 35.4
Liberal Dick Hollis 696 12.9
Total formal votes 13,890 99.2
Informal votes 119 0.8
Turnout 14,009 88.4
Labor hold Swing N/A

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mr John Moran Tully (1885-1966)". Former members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Writ of election: Goulburn". New South Wales Government Gazette. No. 53. 13 May 1946. p. 1147. Retrieved 17 October 2019 – via Trove.
  3. ^ a b c "To-morrow's by-election: an outline of each candidate". Goulburn Evening Post. 31 May 1946. p. 1. Retrieved 17 October 2019 – via Trove.
  4. ^ Green, Antony. "1946 results Goulburn". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 October 2019.