1953 Dulwich Hill state by-election

A by-election was held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly seat of Dulwich Hill on 20 June 1953 because of the resignation of George Weir (Labor) to accept an appointment as a judge of the New South Wales Industrial Commission.[1]

Candidates edit

Result edit

1953 Dulwich Hill by-election]]
Saturday 20 June [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Cliff Mallam 10,886 53.01 -9.43
Liberal William Ness 9,182 44.71 +7.15
Independent John Sheehan 468 2.28
Total formal votes 20,536 98.50 +0.57
Informal votes 312 1.50 -0.57
Turnout 20,848 86.69 -6.88
Labor hold Swing N/A

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Mr George Weir (1903-1956)". Former members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Mr Heathcote Clifford Mallam (1909–2006)". Former members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  3. ^ a b Green, Antony. "1953 Dulwich Hill by-election". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 1 September 2020.
  4. ^ "Dulwich Hill by-election". The Sydney Morning Herald. 20 June 1953. p. 3. Retrieved 1 September 2020 – via Trove.