Bendigo Province

Bendigo Province was an electorate of the Victorian Legislative Council[1] . It was created in the redistribution of provinces in June 1904, North Central Province being abolished. Bendigo Province itself was abolished in 1988.[1]Coordinates: 36°45′S 144°16′E / 36.750°S 144.267°E / -36.750; 144.267

Bendigo Province
VictoriaLegislative Council
StateVictoria
Created1904
Abolished1988

MembersEdit

These were members of the upper house province of the Victorian Parliament. The bicameral system of government commenced in November 1856.[2]

Members for Bendigo Province
Year Member Party Member Party
1904   William Gray   Joseph Sternberg
1904   Joseph Abbott
1904   Alfred Hicks
1907
1910
1913
1916
1917   Nationalist   Nationalist
1919
1921   Herbert Keck Nationalist
1922
1925
1928   George Lansell Nationalist
1931
1931   United Australia   United Australia
1934
1937   John Lienhop Country
1940
1943
1944   Country
1946
1949   Liberal and Country   Liberal and Country
1949
1951   Herbert Ludbrook Liberal and Country
1952   Arthur Smith Labor
1955
1958
1961
1964   Jock Granter Liberal and Country
1965   Liberal   Liberal
1967   Fred Grimwade Liberal
1970
1973
1976   Bruce Reid Liberal
1979   John Radford Liberal
1982
1985

Election resultsEdit

1982 Victorian state election: Bendigo Province
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Fabian Reid 34,312 40.0 +3.9
Liberal Bruce Reid 30,871 35.9 +2.8
National Clarence Rodda 14,922 17.4 -5.0
Democrats Marlene Gunn 5,788 6.7 -1.7
Total formal votes 85,893 97.9 +0.4
Informal votes 1,816 2.1 -0.4
Turnout 87,709 95.2 +0.4
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Bruce Reid 46,487 54.1 -1.1
Labor Fabian Reid 39,406 45.9 +1.1
Liberal hold Swing -1.1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 10 May 2013.
  2. ^ Edward Sweetman (1920). Constitutional Development of Victoria, 1851-6. Whitcombe & Tombs Limited. p. 182. Retrieved 19 October 2012.