Candidates of the 1961 Victorian state election

This is a list of candidates who stood for the 1961 Victorian state election. The election was held on 15 July 1961.

Retiring MembersEdit

Liberal and CountryEdit

CountryEdit

Legislative AssemblyEdit

Sitting members are shown in bold text. Successful candidates are highlighted in the relevant colour. Where there is possible confusion, an asterisk (*) is also used.

Electorate Held by Labor candidates LCP candidates Country candidates DLP candidates Other candidates
 
Albert Park Labor Keith Sutton Thomas Merrett Albert Jones
Ballarat North LCP Philip Gray Tom Evans Alexander Hoffert Walter Brown
Ballarat South LCP Ron Wilson Gordon Scott Francis Brown
Balwyn LCP Edmund Du Vergier Alex Taylor Leo Erwin
Benalla Country Jack Ginifer John Hanson Tom Trewin Bartholomew O'Dea
Benambra Country Reginald Mortimer Robert Kilpatrick Tom Mitchell William Findlay
Bendigo Labor Bill Galvin Thomas Flood Paul Brennan
Box Hill LCP William O'Grady George Reid Edmund Burgi
Brighton LCP Geoffrey Blunden John Rossiter Edwin McSweeney
Broadmeadows LCP Joseph Smith Harry Kane John Donnellon Anthony van der Loo (Ind)
Brunswick East Labor Leo Fennessy Warren Mills Allan Swain
Brunswick West Labor Campbell Turnbull Norman Glass John Flint
Burwood LCP Peter Lynn Jim MacDonald John Duffy
Camberwell LCP Anthony Giblett Vernon Wilcox Celia Laird
Caulfield LCP Sydney Edwards Alexander Fraser Walter Culliford
Coburg Labor Charlie Mutton Bryce Pyatt John Livingstone
Dandenong LCP Alan Lind Len Reid John Simmons
Dundas LCP Bob McClure Sir William McDonald James Eveston
Elsternwick LCP George Smith Richard Gainey Edward Preece
Essendon LCP Leslie Edmunds Kenneth Wheeler Kevin Digby Norman McClure (Ind)
Evelyn LCP Donald King Russell Stokes Kevin Gould
Fitzroy Labor Denis Lovegrove Maxwell Lee Bill Barry
Flemington Labor Kevin Holland John Marshall Michael McMahon
Footscray Labor William Divers Peter Oliver Walter Byrne
Geelong LCP William King Hayden Birrell William Mithen
Geelong West LCP Neil Trezise Max Gillett James Mahoney
Gippsland East Country Neil Rosser Rae Archibald Bruce Evans Frank Burns
Gippsland South Country Albert Thexton Leslie Horsfield Sir Herbert Hyland Geoffrey Farrell Bryan Fitzgerald (Ind)
Gippsland West Country Eric Kent Toni Garside Leslie Cochrane Kevin Scanlon
Grant Labor Roy Crick Max Crellin Robert Bainbridge William Wilson (CPA)
Hampden LCP George Price Henry Bolte Francis O'Brien
Hawthorn LCP John Reeves Peter Garrisson Charles Murphy
Ivanhoe LCP Norman Rothfield Vernon Christie Cyril Cummins
Kara Kara LCP Cyril Sudholz Keith Turnbull Bill Phelan Vincent Gervasoni
Kew LCP William Cooper Arthur Rylah Francis Duffy Eric Thornton (CPA)
Lowan LCP James Redford Wilfred Mibus Derek Williams
Malvern LCP James McGarvin John Bloomfield Thomas Carty
Melbourne Labor Arthur Clarey Bill Burns Tom Hayes Henry Roche (Ind)
Mentone LCP Nola Barber Edward Meagher George White
Midlands Labor Clive Stoneham Keith Lewis John Timberlake
Mildura Country Douglas Burgess Raymond Dixon Nathaniel Barclay William McInerney
Moonee Ponds LCP Tom Edmunds Jack Holden Paul Gunn Peter Kirchner (Ind)
Moorabbin LCP Les Coates Llew Reese James Healy Bob Suggett (Ind Lib)
Mornington LCP Brian Pigott Roberts Dunstan John Cass
Morwell LCP George Brown Jim Balfour John Vinall Leslie Hilton
Mulgrave LCP Vincent Scully Ray Wiltshire Leo Sparrow
Murray Valley Country Ronald Kirby Bruno Marmo George Moss John Patterson
Northcote Labor Frank Wilkes Julian Sullivan Jack Little
Oakleigh Labor Val Doube Alan Scanlan Morris Kinnane
Ormond LCP Kenneth Stone Joe Rafferty Robert Semmel
Polwarth LCP Edwin Morris Tom Darcy Lloyd Kidman Alan Bruce
Portland LCP George Gowty George Gibbs Stewart Price John Russell
Prahran LCP George Gahan Sam Loxton Gordon Haberman
Preston Labor Charlie Ring Colin Pritchard Michael Lucy
Reservoir Labor Harry Jenkins David Welsh Frederick Whitling John Arrowsmith (CPA)
Richmond Labor Bill Towers John Ridge Leo Gardner Harry Bocquet (CPA)
Ringwood LCP David Ould Jim Manson William Johnson
Ripponlea LCP Steven Goldberg Edgar Tanner Michael Cunneen
Rodney Country Neil Frankland Francis Charlton Richard Brose Spencer Broom
St Kilda LCP Leslie Atherton Baron Snider John Hughes
Sandringham LCP Kenneth Farrall Murray Porter John Ryan
Scoresby LCP Ronald Wanklin Bill Borthwick George Noone
Swan Hill Country Clarence Wohlers Gordon Harrison Herbert Hilton
Harold Stirling*
John McMahon John Hipworth (Ind Lib)
Toorak LCP Horace Petty John Speed
Williamstown Labor Larry Floyd Neil McNeill John Twomey William Smith (CPA)
Yarraville Labor Roy Schintler Neal Greig Alfred Gerrard

Legislative CouncilEdit

Sitting members are shown in bold text. Successful candidates are highlighted in the relevant colour. Where there is possible confusion, an asterisk (*) is also used.

Province Held by Labor candidates LCP candidates Country candidates DLP candidates Other candidates
 
Ballarat LCP Jack Jones Pat Dickie William Bruty
Bendigo LCP Patrick McMahon Thomas Grigg William Drechsler
Doutta Galla Labor John Tripovich Kenneth Jones Barry O'Brien
East Yarra LCP Leo Bartley Sir Ewen Cameron John Hoare
Gippsland Country George Evans Archie Tanner Bob May John Hansen
Higinbotham LCP Eric Perryman Lindsay Thompson Henry Moore
Melbourne Labor Doug Elliot Reginald Cannon Harold Powell
Melbourne North Labor John Galbally Alfred Carter Kevin Daniel
Melbourne West Labor Buckley Machin Dudley Coombes Bert Bailey
Monash LCP Frederick Levin Charles Gawith Thomas Brennan Arthur Bennett (Ind)
Frank Power (Ind)
Northern Country John Cameron Laurence Troy Percy Feltham Bernard Hallinan
North Eastern Country Lorne Collins Jim Plowman Keith Bradbury Arthur White
North Western Country Thomas Gilhooley Geoffrey Harding Arthur Mansell Michael Howley
Southern LCP Stanley Willis Gilbert Chandler Raymond Studham
South Eastern LCP Reginald Butler Alan Hunt Martin Curry
South Western LCP Stanley Nash Sir Gordon McArthur Newell Barrett
Western LCP James McIntyre Ronald Mack Geoffrey White

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