1982 Florey state by-election

A by-election was held for the South Australian House of Assembly seat of Florey on 4 September 1982. This was triggered by the resignation of former state Labor MHA Harold O'Neill. The seat had been retained by Labor since it was created and first contested at the 1970 state election.

ResultsEdit

Labor easily retained the seat.

Florey state by-election, 4 September 1982[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Bob Gregory 7,575 56.6 +7.5
Liberal Philip Bayly 3,736 27.9 -10.9
Democrats Andrew Sickerdick 2,068 15.5 +3.4
Total formal votes 13,379 97.1 +2.7
Informal votes 399 2.9 -2.7
Turnout 13,778 79.1 -14.1
Labor hold Swing N/A

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ History of South Australian elections, 1857-2006 - by Dean Jaensch - ISBN 978-0-9750486-3-4
  2. ^ History of South Australian Elections 1857 - 2006 Volume 1: ECSA