1984 Jingili by-election

A by-election for the seat of Jingili in the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly was held on 15 December 1984. The by-election was triggered by the resignation of CLP Chief Minister Paul Everingham to seek election to the Federal House of Representatives. The seat of Jingili had been held by Everingham since its creation in 1974.

ResultsEdit

Jingili by-election, 1984[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Country Liberal Rick Setter 1,059 54.9 -16.9
Labor Barry Cavanagh 869 45.1 +16.9
Total formal votes 1,928 96.8 -1.7
Informal votes 64 3.2 +1.7
Turnout 1,992 76.0 -13.1
Country Liberal hold Swing -16.9

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jingili By-election result" (PDF). Northern Territory Electoral Commission. Retrieved 28 August 2020.