1965 Oxley state by-election

A by-election was held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Oxley on 6 May 1965 following the death of Les Jordan (Liberal).[1]

DatesEdit

Date Event
29 September 1965 Death of Les Jordan.[1]
19 October 1965 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.[2]
22 October 1965 Day of nomination
6 November 1965 Polling day
7 December 1965 Return of writ

ResultsEdit

1965 Oxley by-election
Saturday 6 November [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Country Bruce Cowan 6,286 32.9 +32.9
Labor Joseph Andrews 7,059 37.0 +0.9
Liberal Alfred Dennis 5,047 26.5
Independent John Martin 584 3.1
Independent Joe Cordner 106 0.6
Total formal votes 19,082 97.9 -0.9
Informal votes 410 2.1 +0.9
Turnout 19,492 90.7 -3.5
Two-party-preferred result
Country Bruce Cowan 11,402 59.8
Labor Joseph Andrews 7,680 40.3
Country gain from Liberal Swing N/A

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Mr Leslie Charles Jordan (1896–1965)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 16 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Writ of election: Oxley". Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales. No. 136. 19 October 1965. p. 3443. Retrieved 17 November 2019 – via Trove.
  3. ^ Green, Antony. "1965 Oxley by-election". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 17 November 2019.