Electoral results for the district of Hanson

This is a list of election results for the Electoral district of Hanson in South Australian elections.

Members for HansonEdit

Member Party Term
  Heini Becker Liberal and Country 1970–1974
  Liberal 1974–1993
  Stewart Leggett Liberal 1993–1997
  Steph Key Labor 1997–2002

Election resultsEdit

Elections in the 1990sEdit

1997 South Australian state election: Hanson[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Stewart Leggett 5,837 32.1 -15.1
Labor Steph Key 5,773 31.7 -8.0
Independent John Trainer 3,468 19.1 +19.1
Democrats Pat Macaskill 1,871 10.3 +2.7
Independent Mark Eckermann 734 4.0 +4.0
Independent Dean Le Poidevin 344 1.9 +1.9
United Australia Aleksander Wacyk 176 1.0 +1.0
Total formal votes 18,203 94.3 -1.8
Informal votes 1,110 5.7 +1.8
Turnout 19,313 90.6
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Steph Key 10,128 55.6 +7.5
Liberal Stewart Leggett 8,075 44.4 -7.5
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +7.5
1993 South Australian state election: Hanson
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Stewart Leggett 9,086 46.3 +6.0
Labor John Trainer 7,927 40.4 -8.4
Democrats Pat Macaskill 1,504 7.7 -1.8
Independent Joan Herraman 616 3.1 +3.1
Natural Law Cherily Wilson 472 2.4 +2.4
Total formal votes 19,605 96.0 -0.1
Informal votes 821 4.0 +0.1
Turnout 20,426 92.3
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Stewart Leggett 10,030 51.2 +6.1
Labor John Trainer 9,575 48.8 -6.1
Liberal hold Swing +6.1
  • Hanson was made a notionally Labor held seat at the redistribution.

Elections in the 1980sEdit

1989 South Australian state election: Hanson
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Heini Becker 9,130 52.4 +3.5
Labor Ian Peak 6,863 39.4 -8.0
Democrats Mary McEwen 1,435 8.2 +4.5
Total formal votes 17,428 97.6 +0.3
Informal votes 419 2.4 -0.3
Turnout 17,847 94.1 +0.4
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Heini Becker 9,779 56.1 +5.2
Labor Ian Peak 7,649 43.9 -5.2
Liberal hold Swing +5.2
1985 South Australian state election: Hanson
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Heini Becker 8,552 48.9 -2.1
Labor Ann Pengelly 8,289 47.4 +5.4
Democrats Ian Haines 650 3.7 -3.3
Total formal votes 17,491 97.3
Informal votes 488 2.7
Turnout 17,979 93.7
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Heini Becker 8,895 50.9 -3.1
Labor Ann Pengelly 8,596 49.1 +3.1
Liberal hold Swing -3.1
1982 South Australian state election: Hanson
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Heini Becker 8,720 55.1 -5.7
Labor Derek Robertson 6,165 39.0 +5.7
Democrats Clifford Boyd 936 5.9 0.0
Total formal votes 15,821 95.2 -1.2
Informal votes 804 4.8 +1.2
Turnout 16,625 92.7 -0.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Heini Becker 9,212 58.2 -6.3
Labor Derek Robertson 6,609 41.8 +6.3
Liberal hold Swing -6.3

Elections in the 1970sEdit

1979 South Australian state election: Hanson
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Heini Becker 9,459 60.8 +5.4
Labor Peter Rowe 5,194 33.3 -11.3
Democrats Stanley Gilbie 916 5.9 +5.9
Total formal votes 15,569 96.4 -0.6
Informal votes 578 3.6 +0.6
Turnout 16,147 92.9 0.0
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Heini Becker 10,044 64.5 +9.0
Labor Peter Rowe 5,525 35.5 -9.0
Liberal hold Swing +9.0
1977 South Australian state election: Hanson
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Heini Becker 8,885 55.4 +18.1
Labor Reece Jennings 7,150 44.6 +2.0
Total formal votes 16,035 97.0
Informal votes 490 3.0
Turnout 16,525 92.9
Liberal hold Swing +1.1
1975 South Australian state election: Hanson
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Terry Groom 7,440 42.1 -5.5
Liberal Heini Becker 7,232 40.9 -11.5
Liberal Movement Graham Slape 3,017 17.0 +17.0
Total formal votes 17,689 96.5 -1.8
Informal votes 636 3.5 +1.8
Turnout 18,325 92.6 -2.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Heini Becker 9,844 55.7 +3.3
Labor Terry Groom 8,184 47.6 -3.3
Liberal hold Swing +3.3
1973 South Australian state election: Hanson
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal and Country Heini Becker 9,022 52.4 +2.0
Labor Brian Smith 8,184 47.6 -2.0
Total formal votes 17,206 97.3 -1.0
Informal votes 470 2.7 +1.0
Turnout 17,676 93.7 -1.1
Liberal and Country hold Swing +2.0
1970 South Australian state election: Hanson
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal and Country Heini Becker 7,925 50.4
Labor Brian Smith 7,790 49.6
Total formal votes 15,715 98.3
Informal votes 264 1.7
Turnout 15,979 94.8
Liberal and Country hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ History of South Australian elections, 1857-2006 - by Dean Jaensch - ISBN 978-0-9750486-3-4