1990 Granville state by-election

A by-election was held for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Granville on 23 June 1990 because of the resignation of Laurie Ferguson (Labor) to successfully contest the 1990 federal election for Reid.[1]

The Granville by-election was held the same day as the Heffron and Smithfield by-elections.

Dates edit

Date Event
17 February 1990 Resignation of Laurie Ferguson.[1]
24 March 1990 1990 federal election
25 May 1990 Writ of election issued by the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and close of electoral rolls.[2]
1 June 1990 Nominations
23 June 1990 Polling day
2 August 1990 Return of writ

Results edit

1990 Granville by-election
Saturday 23 June [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Kim Yeadon 14,960 59.36 +2.56
Independent Tony Issa 4,744 18.82
Greens Lisa Macdonald 3,477 13.80
Call to Australia Keith Barron 2,020 8.02 -2.18
Total formal votes 25,201 96.00
Informal votes 1,049 4.00
Turnout 26,250 80.04
Two-candidate-preferred result
Labor Kim Yeadon 15,770 71.55
Independent Tony Issa 6,269 28.45
Labor hold Swing +10.65[a]

See also edit

Notes edit

  1. ^ compared to the two-party-preferred result for the 1988 Granville election.

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Mr Laurie Ferguson MP". Senators and Members of the Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 7 November 2021.
  2. ^ "Writ of election: Granville". New South Wales Government Gazette. No. 71. 1 June 1990. p. 4382. Retrieved 20 October 2019 – via Trove.
  3. ^ Green, Antony. "1990 Granville by-election". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 14 March 2021.