Electoral district of Hastings and Macleay

Hastings and Macleay was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales from 1894 to 1920. It was created with the division of the two-member electorate of Hastings and Manning. In 1920 proportional representation was introduced and Hastings and Macleay was absorbed into the new four-member district of Oxley. The electorate was named after the Hastings and Macleay Rivers, the alluvial valleys of which contained most of its population.[1][2][3]

Members for Hastings and MacleayEdit

Member Party Term
  Francis Clarke Protectionist 1894–1898
  Edmund Barton Protectionist 1898–1900
  Francis Clarke Protectionist 1900–1901
  Robert Davidson Liberal Reform 1901–1910
  Henry Morton Independent 1910–1917
  Nationalist 1917–1920

Election resultsEdit

1917 New South Wales state election: Hastings and Macleay [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Nationalist Henry Morton 4,528 64.4 +64.4
Labor Hercules Rowe 2,506 35.6 +35.6
Total formal votes 7,034 99.1 +0.7
Informal votes 63 0.9 -0.7
Turnout 7,097 61.4 -17.0
Member changed to Nationalist from Independent  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Green, Antony. "Elections for the District of Hastings and Macleay". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  2. ^ "Part 5B alphabetical list of all electorates and Members since 1856" (PDF). NSW Parliamentary Record. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Former Members". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  4. ^ Green, Antony. "1917 Hastings and Macleay". New South Wales Election Results 1856-2007. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 3 May 2020.