Electoral results for the district of Mount Hawthorn

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

Members for Mount HawthornEdit

Member Party Term
  Harry Millington Labor 1930–1947
  Les Nimmo Liberal 1947–1949
  Liberal Country League 1949–1950
  Bill Hegney Labor 1950–1968
  Ron Bertram Labor 1968–1983

Election resultsEdit

Elections in the 1980sEdit

1980 Western Australian state election: Mount Hawthorn[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Ron Bertram 8,343 59.7 +2.2
Liberal Anne Klatt 5,632 40.3 -2.2
Total formal votes 13,975 96.1 +0.4
Informal votes 570 3.9 -0.4
Turnout 14,545 86.5 -3.2
Labor hold Swing +2.2

Elections in the 1970sEdit

1977 Western Australian state election: Mount Hawthorn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Ronald Bertram 8,249 57.5
Liberal Brian Morris 6,105 42.5
Total formal votes 14,354 95.7
Informal votes 638 4.3
Turnout 14,992 89.7
Labor hold Swing +0.8
1974 Western Australian state election: Mount Hawthorn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Ron Bertram 7,447 54.7
Liberal Timothy Foley 5,256 38.6
National Alliance Peter Tilley 903 6.6
Total formal votes 13,606 95.3
Informal votes 663 4.7
Turnout 14,269 90.6
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ron Bertram 7,582 55.7
Liberal Timothy Foley 6,024 44.3
Labor hold Swing
1971 Western Australian state election: Mount Hawthorn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Ron Bertram 6,682 55.5 +2.6
Liberal John Bulbeck 3,814 31.7 -7.1
Democratic Labor Patrick Cranley 1,546 12.8 +4.6
Total formal votes 12,042 95.7 +0.3
Informal votes 540 4.3 -0.3
Turnout 12,582 91.2 -0.8
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ron Bertram 6,914 57.4 +3.2
Liberal John Bulbeck 5,128 42.6 -3.2
Labor hold Swing +3.2

Elections in the 1960sEdit

1968 Western Australian state election: Mount Hawthorn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Ron Bertram 5,831 52.9
Liberal and Country James Ring 4,279 38.9
Democratic Labor Gavan O'Connor 905 8.2
Total formal votes 11,015 95.4
Informal votes 528 4.6
Turnout 11,543 92.0
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ron Bertram 5,967 54.2
Liberal and Country James Ring 5,048 45.8
Labor hold Swing
1965 Western Australian state election: Mount Hawthorn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Bill Hegney 5,175 52.7 -3.5
Liberal and Country James Ring 4,641 47.3 +3.5
Total formal votes 9,816 96.3 -2.3
Informal votes 377 3.7 +2.3
Turnout 10,193 91.8 -1.2
Labor hold Swing -3.5
1962 Western Australian state election: Mount Hawthorn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Bill Hegney 5,866 56.2
Liberal and Country Hugh O'Doherty 4,571 43.8
Total formal votes 10,437 98.6
Informal votes 153 1.4
Turnout 10,590 93.0
Labor hold Swing

Elections in the 1950sEdit

1959 Western Australian state election: Mount Hawthorn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Bill Hegney 6,406 56.3 -6.7
Liberal and Country Hugh O'Doherty 4,795 42.1 +8.8
Communist Edward Zeffertt 183 1.6 -2.1
Total formal votes 11,384 96.6 +0.5
Informal votes 398 3.4 -0.5
Turnout 11,782 93.4 +0.6
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Bill Hegney 57.7 -8.6
Liberal and Country Hugh O'Doherty 42.3 +8.6
Labor hold Swing -8.6
1956 Western Australian state election: Mount Hawthorn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Bill Hegney 5,740 63.0
Liberal and Country William Bailey 3,032 33.3
Communist William Anear 333 3.7
Total formal votes 9,105 96.1
Informal votes 367 3.9
Turnout 9,472 92.8
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Bill Hegney 66.3
Liberal and Country William Bailey 33.7
Labor hold Swing
1953 Western Australian state election: Mount Hawthorn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Bill Hegney 6,473 65.6 +11.5
Liberal and Country Leonard Seaton 3,396 34.4 -8.6
Total formal votes 9,869 98.0 +1.4
Informal votes 198 2.0 -1.4
Turnout 10,067 94.2 +1.5
Labor hold Swing +9.5
1950 Western Australian state election: Mount Hawthorn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Bill Hegney 4,680 54.1
Liberal and Country John Mann 3,725 43.1
Independent Labor John Plummer-Leitch 247 2.9
Total formal votes 8,652 96.6
Informal votes 301 3.4
Turnout 8,953 92.7
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Bill Hegney 56.1
Liberal and Country John Mann 43.9
Labor hold Swing
  • Two party preferred vote was estimated.

Elections in the 1940sEdit

1947 Western Australian state election: Mount Hawthorn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Les Nimmo 5,594 45.3 +12.0
Labor William Beadle 5,400 43.8 -22.9
Independent Archibald Cruikshank 920 7.5 +7.5
Country Norman Hard 281 2.3 +2.3
Arthur West 145 1.2 +1.2
Total formal votes 12,340 96.3 -0.7
Informal votes 479 3.7 +0.7
Turnout 12,819 85.6 -3.1
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Les Nimmo 6,313 51.2 +17.9
Labor William Beadle 6,027 48.8 -17.9
Liberal gain from Labor Swing +17.9
1943 Western Australian state election: Mount Hawthorn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Harry Millington 7113 66.7 +8.1
Nationalist Norman Hard 3,549 33.3 -8.1
Total formal votes 10,662 97.0 -0.9
Informal votes 327 3.0 +0.9
Turnout 10,989 88.7 -4.9
Labor hold Swing +8.1

Elections in the 1930sEdit

1939 Western Australian state election: Mount Hawthorn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Harry Millington 5,100 58.6 +4.6
Nationalist Guildford Clarke 3,607 41.4 -4.6
Total formal votes 8,707 97.9 -1.2
Informal votes 182 2.1 +1.2
Turnout 8,889 93.6 +20.7
Labor hold Swing +4.6
1936 Western Australian state election: Mount Hawthorn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Harry Millington 2,751 54.0 -8.5
Nationalist Arthur Abbott 2,345 46.0 +8.5
Total formal votes 5,096 99.1 +1.2
Informal votes 46 0.9 -1.2
Turnout 5,142 72.9 -21.4
Labor hold Swing -8.5
1933 Western Australian state election: Mount Hawthorn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Harry Millington 3,512 62.5 +9.0
Nationalist Hugh Henderson 2,107 37.5 -9.0
Total formal votes 5,619 97.9 -0.8
Informal votes 123 2.1 +0.8
Turnout 5,742 94.3 +17.0
Labor hold Swing +9.0
1930 Western Australian state election: Mount Hawthorn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Harry Millington 2,002 53.5
Nationalist Peter Menzies 1,739 46.5
Total formal votes 3,741 98.7
Informal votes 48 1.3
Turnout 3,789 77.3
Labor hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Prescott, David Black with the assistance of Valerie (1997). Election statistics : Legislative Assembly of Western Australia, 1890-1996. Perth, [W.A.]: Western Australian Parliamentary History Project and Western Australian Electoral Commission. ISBN 0730984095.