Electoral results for the district of Geraldton

This is a list of electoral results for the electoral district of Geraldton in Western Australian state elections.

Members for GeraldtonEdit

Member Party Term
  Edward Vivien Harvey Keane Non-aligned 1890–1891
  George Simpson Opposition 1891–1899
  Richard Robson Independent 1899–1900
  Robert Hutchinson Opposition 1900–1904
  Henry Carson Ministerial 1904–1906
  Thomas Brown Labor 1906–1908
  Henry Carson Ministerial 1908–1911
  Bronte Dooley Labor 1911–1913
  Samuel Elliott Liberal (WA) 1913–1914
  Edward Heitmann Labor 1914–1917
  National Labor 1917
  Samuel Elliott Liberal (WA) 1917
  John Willcock Labor 1917–1947
  Edmund Hall Country 1947–1950
  Bill Sewell Labor 1950–1974
  Jeff Carr Labor 1974–1991
  Bob Bloffwitch Liberal 1991–2001
  Shane Hill Labor 2001–2008
  Ian Blayney Liberal 2008–present

Election resultsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

2017 Western Australian state election: Geraldton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Lara Dalton 7,071 33.7 +16.6
Liberal Ian Blayney 5,808 27.7 −19.9
National Paul Brown 3,669 17.5 −8.9
One Nation Wayne Martin 1,979 9.4 +9.4
Greens Paul Connolly 849 4.0 −2.4
Shooters, Fishers, Farmers David Caudwell 791 3.8 +3.8
Christians Greg Hall 413 2.0 −0.5
Independent Victor Tanti 394 1.9 +1.9
Total formal votes 20,974 95.7 +1.4
Informal votes 937 4.3 −1.4
Turnout 21,911 85.5 −2.5
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Ian Blayney 10,759 51.3 −21.5
Labor Lara Dalton 10,201 48.7 +48.7
Liberal hold Swing −21.5
2013 Western Australian state election: Geraldton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Ian Blayney 9,167 47.6 +10.7
National Shane Van Styn 5,081 26.4 +7.1
Labor Kathryn Mannion 3,299 17.1 –12.0
Greens Paul Connolly 1,239 6.4 +0.7
Christians Carmen Burdett 469 2.4 –0.6
Total formal votes 19,255 94.3 –1.3
Informal votes 1,161 5.7 +1.3
Turnout 20,416 89.7
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Ian Blayney 14,013 72.8 +14.3
Labor Kathryn Mannion 5,223 27.2 –14.3
Two-candidate-preferred result
Liberal Ian Blayney 11,711 60.9 +2.4
National Shane Van Styn 7,517 39.1 +39.1
Liberal hold Swing +2.4

Elections in the 2000sEdit

2008 Western Australian state election: Geraldton[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Ian Blayney 6,616 36.9 -2.0
Labor Shane Hill 5,213 29.1 -9.4
National Andrew Short 3,460 19.3 +9.0
Family First Jane Foreman 1,036 5.8 +5.8
Greens Adam Volkerts 1,030 5.8 +0.8
Christian Democrats Philip Sprigg 551 3.1 -0.4
Total formal votes 17,906 95.7 +0.4
Informal votes 812 4.3 -0.4
Turnout 18,718 87.5
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Ian Blayney 10,467 58.5 +5.0
Labor Shane Hill 7,420 41.5 -5.0
Liberal hold Swing +5.0
2005 Western Australian state election: Geraldton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Shane Hill 5,252 44.5 +17.8
Liberal Kevin Giudice 4,603 39.0 +12.8
Greens Paul Connolly 581 4.9 +4.9
National Sally Bennison 542 4.6 -4.4
Christian Democrats Mac Forsyth 430 3.6 +3.6
One Nation Ross Paravicini 375 3.2 -18.6
CEC Basil Atkins 29 0.2 +0.2
Total formal votes 11,812 94.8 -0.7
Informal votes 642 5.2 +0.7
Turnout 12,454 88.0
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Shane Hill 6,117 52.1 -0.6
Liberal Kevin Giudice 5,627 47.9 +0.6
Labor hold Swing -0.6
2001 Western Australian state election: Geraldton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Shane Hill 2,705 26.8 -8.2
Liberal Bob Bloffwitch 2,469 24.5 -25.8
One Nation Ross Paravicini 2,121 21.0 +21.0
Independent Jackie Healy 1,298 12.9 +12.9
National Brendin Flanigan 935 9.3 +9.3
Independent Ron Ashplant 295 2.9 +2.9
Independent Michael Walton 107 1.1 +1.1
Independent Mark Douglas 79 0.8 +0.8
Independent Don Rolston 61 0.6 +0.6
Independent Noel Sharp 19 0.2 +0.2
Independent Stephen Gyorgy 8 0.1 +0.1
Total formal votes 10,097 95.4 -0.7
Informal votes 489 4.6 +0.7
Turnout 10,586 89.7
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Shane Hill 5,393 54.3 +11.3
Liberal Bob Bloffwitch 4,538 45.7 -11.3
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +11.3

Elections in the 1990sEdit

1996 Western Australian state election: Geraldton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Bob Bloffwitch 5,237 50.3 +9.6
Labor Laurie Graham 3,641 35.0 +1.3
Independent Tony Cogan 1,194 11.5 +11.5
Democrats Stephan Gyorgy 330 3.2 +3.2
Total formal votes 10,402 96.0 -0.5
Informal votes 428 4.0 +0.5
Turnout 10,830 88.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Bob Bloffwitch 5,912 57.0 -2.8
Labor Laurie Graham 4,468 43.0 +2.8
Liberal hold Swing -2.8
1993 Western Australian state election: Geraldton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Bob Bloffwitch 4,293 40.3 -3.2
Labor Gary Evershed 3,593 33.8 -13.8
National Malcolm Short 2,402 22.6 +22.6
Independent William Tomson 359 3.4 +3.4
Total formal votes 10,647 96.5 +2.5
Informal votes 381 3.5 -2.5
Turnout 11,028 94.2 +3.4
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Bob Bloffwitch 6,350 59.6 +9.8
Labor Gary Evershed 4,297 40.4 -9.8
Liberal gain from Labor Swing +9.8
1991 Geraldton state by-election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Bob Bloffwitch 4,446 45.5 +2.0
National Malcolm Short 2,054 21.0 +21.0
Labor Dianne Spowart 1,620 16.6 -31.0
Independent Faye Simpson 471 4.8 +4.8
Independent Helena Shields 315 3.2 +3.2
Independent Albert Lenane 286 2.9 +2.9
Independent Kenneth Gallaher 165 1.7 +1.7
Grey Power Jason Meotti 146 1.5 -7.4
Independent Bruce Burges 144 1.5 +1.5
Independent Arthur Davies 67 0.7 +0.7
Independent William Thomson 57 0.6 +0.6
Total formal votes 9,771 94.5 +0.5
Informal votes 566 5.5 -0.5
Turnout 10,337 86.8 -4.0
Two-candidate-preferred result
Liberal Bob Bloffwitch 5,024 51.4 +1.6
National Malcolm Short 4,747 48.6 +48.6
Liberal gain from Labor Swing N/A

Elections in the 1980sEdit

1989 Western Australian state election: Geraldton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Jeff Carr 4,767 47.6 -2.8
Liberal Victor McCabe 4,361 43.5 -6.1
Grey Power Mary Gould 889 8.9 +8.9
Total formal votes 10,017 94.0
Informal votes 644 6.0
Turnout 10,661 90.8
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Jeff Carr 5,032 50.2 -0.2
Liberal Victor McCabe 4,985 49.8 +0.2
Labor hold Swing -0.2
1986 Western Australian state election: Geraldton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Jeff Carr 4,676 50.4 -12.7
Liberal Marjorie Tubby 4,609 49.6 +12.7
Total formal votes 9,285 97.7 -0.4
Informal votes 216 2.3 +0.4
Turnout 9,501 91.4 +2.6
Labor hold Swing -12.7
1983 Western Australian state election: Geraldton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Jeff Carr 5,324 63.1
Liberal Harold Driscoll 3,116 36.9
Total formal votes 8,440 98.1
Informal votes 162 1.9
Turnout 8,602 88.8
Labor hold Swing
1980 Western Australian state election: Geraldton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Jeff Carr 4,654 58.7 +4.4
Liberal Joseph Ricupero 2,994 37.8 -2.8
Progress Paul Galbraith 279 3.5 -1.6
Total formal votes 7,927 97.5 -0.5
Informal votes 207 2.5 +0.5
Turnout 8,134 89.5 -1.7
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Jeff Carr 4,738 59.8 +4.2
Liberal Joseph Ricupero 3,189 40.2 -4.2
Labor hold Swing +4.2

Elections in the 1970sEdit

1977 Western Australian state election: Geraldton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Jeff Carr 4,157 54.3
Liberal John Grosse 3,104 40.6
Progress Fiona Ensor 392 5.1
Total formal votes 7,653 98.0
Informal votes 157 2.0
Turnout 7,810 91.2
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Jeff Carr 4,255 55.6
Liberal John Grosse 3,398 44.4
Labor hold Swing
1974 Western Australian state election: Geraldton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Jeff Carr 3,318 47.5
Liberal Joseph Willoughby 2,236 32.0
Independent Phillip Cooper 997 14.3
National Alliance Victor Askew 431 6.2
Total formal votes 6,982 96.9
Informal votes 224 3.1
Turnout 7,206 89.6
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Jeff Carr 3,862 55.3
Liberal Joseph Willoughby 3,120 44.7
Labor hold Swing
1971 Western Australian state election: Geraldton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Bill Sewell 3,801 56.1 -0.1
Liberal Ron Hamilton 2,263 33.4 -10.4
Democratic Labor Lawrence Eaton 443 6.5 +6.5
Independent Joyce Webber 269 4.0 +4.0
Total formal votes 6,776 95.7 -3.2
Informal votes 305 4.3 +3.2
Turnout 7,081 91.9 +1.1
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Bill Sewell 3,948 58.3 +2.1
Liberal Ron Hamilton 2,828 41.7 -2.1
Labor hold Swing +2.1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Geraldton District Profile and Results, 2017 State General Election, WAEC.
  2. ^ "2008 State General Election Details: District of Geraldton Results". Western Australian Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 22 March 2012. Retrieved 3 December 2011.