Electoral results for the district of Sandringham

This is a list of electoral results for the Electoral district of Sandringham in Victorian state elections.

Members for SandringhamEdit

Member Party Term
  (Sir) Murray Porter LCP / Liberal 1955–1970
  Max Crellin Liberal 1970–1982
  Graham Ihlein Labor 1982–1985
  David Lea Liberal 1985–1992
  Murray Thompson Liberal 1992–2018
  Brad Rowswell Liberal 2018–present

Election resultsEdit

Elections in the 2010sEdit

2018 Victorian state election: Sandringham[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Brad Rowswell 16,770 42.70 −8.88
Labor Anita Horvath 12,918 32.89 +8.52
Independent Clarke Martin 3,317 8.45 +8.45
Greens Dominic Phillips 3,201 8.15 −5.62
Animal Justice Snezana Redford 1,310 3.34 +3.34
Democratic Labour Liz Freeman 1,149 2.93 +2.93
Sustainable Australia Creighton King 609 1.55 +1.55
Total formal votes 39,274 95.18 −1.29
Informal votes 1,990 4.82 +1.29
Turnout 41,264 91.66 −1.74
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Brad Rowswell 19,891 50.65 −6.69
Labor Anita Horvath 19,383 49.35 +6.69
Liberal hold Swing −6.69
2014 Victorian state election: Sandringham[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Murray Thompson 19,264 51.6 −9.0
Labor Christina Zigouras 9,103 24.4 +2.4
Greens Adam McBeth 5,144 13.8 −2.0
Independent Clarke Martin 3,840 10.3 +10.3
Total formal votes 37,351 96.5 +0.3
Informal votes 1,369 3.5 −0.3
Turnout 38,720 93.4 +3.0
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Murray Thompson 21,393 57.3 −8.2
Labor Christina Zigouras 15,920 42.7 +8.2
Liberal hold Swing −8.2
2010 Victorian state election: Sandringham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Murray Thompson 20,704 60.90 +8.27
Labor Robbie Nyaguy 7,313 21.51 -7.85
Greens Derek Wilson 5,430 15.97 +3.23
Family First Malcolm Reid 548 1.61 -0.51
Total formal votes 33,995 96.28 -0.68
Informal votes 1,314 3.72 +0.68
Turnout 35,309 93.34 -0.08
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Murray Thompson 22,417 65.93 +7.25
Labor Robbie Nyaguy 11,584 34.07 -7.25
Liberal hold Swing +7.25

Elections in the 2000sEdit

2006 Victorian state election: Sandringham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Murray Thompson 17,342 52.6 +3.6
Labor Noel Pullen 9,676 29.4 -4.7
Greens Bruce McPhate 4,197 12.7 -0.3
Independent Sonia Castelli 1,037 3.1 +3.1
Family First Stuart Campbell 700 2.1 +2.1
Total formal votes 32,952 97.0 -0.6
Informal votes 1,032 3.0 +0.6
Turnout 33,984 93.4
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Murray Thompson 19,332 58.7 +5.7
Labor Noel Pullen 13,615 41.3 -5.7
Liberal hold Swing +5.7
2002 Victorian state election: Sandringham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Murray Thompson 16,036 49.0 -12.9
Labor Justin Caruana 11,140 34.1 -3.6
Greens Sam Watkins 4,265 13.0 +13.0
Independent Nicholas Eden 1,264 3.9 +3.9
Total formal votes 32,705 97.6 +0.2
Informal votes 806 2.4 -0.2
Turnout 33,511 92.9
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Murray Thompson 17,345 53.0 -9.1
Labor Justin Caruana 15,360 47.0 +9.1
Liberal hold Swing -9.1

Elections in the 1990sEdit

1999 Victorian state election: Sandringham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Murray Thompson 19,478 62.5 -0.3
Labor Janice Munt 11,693 37.5 +3.2
Total formal votes 31,171 97.4 -0.9
Informal votes 828 2.6 +0.9
Turnout 31,999 92.4
Liberal hold Swing -1.8
1996 Victorian state election: Sandringham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Murray Thompson 19,483 62.7 -2.9
Labor Pauline Taylor 10,656 34.3 +9.1
Natural Law Christine Savage 911 2.9 -6.2
Total formal votes 31,050 98.3 +1.2
Informal votes 530 1.7 -1.2
Turnout 31,580 93.6
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Murray Thompson 19,945 64.3 -5.6
Labor Pauline Taylor 11,064 35.7 +5.6
Liberal hold Swing -5.6
1992 Victorian state election: Sandringham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Murray Thompson 20,069 65.6 +11.8
Labor Roland Lindell 7,715 25.2 -17.8
Natural Law Brian Gale 2,804 9.2 +9.2
Total formal votes 30,588 97.1 -0.4
Informal votes 907 2.9 +0.4
Turnout 31,495 94.8
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Murray Thompson 21,342 69.9 +14.3
Labor Roland Lindell 9,207 30.1 -14.3
Liberal hold Swing +14.3

Elections in the 1980sEdit

1988 Victorian state election: Sandringham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal David Lea 14,476 54.78 -0.10
Labor Ian Pugh 11,296 42.75 -2.37
Call to Australia John Minty 652 2.47 +2.47
Total formal votes 26,424 97.53 -0.23
Informal votes 669 2.47 +0.23
Turnout 27,093 92.11 -0.66
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal David Lea 14,891 56.36 +1.48
Labor Ian Pugh 11,532 43.64 -1.48
Liberal hold Swing +1.48
1985 Victorian state election: Sandringham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal David Lea 15,330 54.9 +4.9
Labor Ann Corcoran 12,603 45.1 +1.3
Total formal votes 27,933 97.8
Informal votes 640 2.2
Turnout 28,573 92.8
Liberal gain from Labor Swing +2.3
1982 Victorian state election: Sandringham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Graham Ihlein 11,978 46.9 +4.5
Liberal Max Crellin 11,354 44.5 -0.8
Democrats Nathan Crafti 2,213 8.7 -3.5
Total formal votes 25,545 98.4 +0.3
Informal votes 421 1.6 -0.3
Turnout 25,966 94.5 +1.2
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Graham Ihlein 13,169 51.5 +3.3
Liberal Max Crellin 12,376 48.5 -3.3
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +3.3

Elections in the 1970sEdit

1979 Victorian state election: Sandringham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Max Crellin 11,638 45.3 -8.4
Labor Neville Garner 10,892 42.4 +0.2
Democrats Graeme Evans 3,142 12.2 +12.2
Total formal votes 25,672 98.1 -0.2
Informal votes 498 1.9 +0.2
Turnout 26,170 93.3 +0.9
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Max Crellin 13,304 51.6 -5.8
Labor Neville Garner 12,368 48.2 +5.8
Liberal hold Swing -5.8
1976 Victorian state election: Sandringham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Max Crellin 14,220 53.7 -0.5
Labor Vivienne Brophy 11,177 42.2 +2.1
Democratic Labor Salvatore Pinzone 1,069 4.0 -1.7
Total formal votes 26,466 98.3
Informal votes 461 1.7
Turnout 26,927 92.4
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Max Crellin 15,182 57.4 -1.9
Labor Vivienne Brophy 11,284 42.6 +1.9
Liberal hold Swing -1.9
1973 Victorian state election: Sandringham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Max Crellin 14,871 58.3 +7.2
Labor Margaret Graham 9,310 36.5 -1.8
Democratic Labor William Leech 1,325 5.2 -5.5
Total formal votes 25,506 98.4 +0.3
Informal votes 403 1.6 -0.3
Turnout 25,909 92.5 -1.6
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Max Crellin 15,998 62.7 +1.6
Labor Margaret Graham 9,508 37.3 -1.6
Liberal hold Swing +1.6
1970 Victorian state election: Sandringham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Max Crellin 12,093 51.1 -2.9
Labor Margaret Graham 9,061 38.3 +5.9
Democratic Labor William Leech 2,522 10.6 -3.0
Total formal votes 23,676 98.1 +0.4
Informal votes 462 1.9 -0.4
Turnout 24,138 94.1 +0.6
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Max Crellin 14,237 60.1 -5.4
Labor Margaret Graham 9,439 39.9 +5.4
Liberal hold Swing -5.4

Elections in the 1960sEdit

1967 Victorian state election: Sandringham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Murray Porter 12,515 54.0 -1.2
Labor Kevin Vaughan 7,515 32.4 +1.1
Democratic Labor William Leech 3,144 13.6 +1.2
Total formal votes 23,174 97.7
Informal votes 548 2.3
Turnout 23,722 93.5
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Murray Porter 15,188 65.5 -0.7
Labor Kevin Vaughan 7,986 34.5 +0.7
Liberal hold Swing -0.7
1964 Victorian state election: Sandringham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal and Country Murray Porter 13,488 52.2 +2.5
Labor Russell Castley 8,732 33.8 -2.5
Democratic Labor William Leech 3,124 12.1 -1.9
Communist John O'Mara 474 1.8 +1.8
Total formal votes 25,818 98.4 -0.1
Informal votes 422 1.6 +0.1
Turnout 26,240 94.3 -1.4
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal and Country Murray Porter 16,191 62.7 +0.2
Labor Russell Castley 9,627 37.3 -0.2
Liberal and Country hold Swing +0.2
1961 Victorian state election: Sandringham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal and Country Murray Porter 12,563 49.7 -2.7
Labor Kenneth Farrall 9,181 36.3 +0.9
Democratic Labor John Ryan 3,532 14.0 +1.8
Total formal votes 25,276 98.5 -0.1
Informal votes 383 1.5 +0.1
Turnout 25,659 95.7 +1.7
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal and Country Murray Porter 15,797 62.5 -0.2
Labor Kenneth Farrall 9,479 37.5 +0.2
Liberal and Country hold Swing -0.2

Elections in the 1950sEdit

1958 Victorian state election: Sandringham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal and Country Murray Porter 12,251 52.4
Labor Henry Fowler 8,292 35.4
Democratic Labor Thomas Ryan 2,856 12.2
Total formal votes 23,399 98.6
Informal votes 324 1.4
Turnout 23,723 94.0
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal and Country Murray Porter 14,678 62.7
Labor Henry Fowler 8,721 37.3
Liberal and Country hold Swing
1955 Victorian state election: Sandringham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal and Country Murray Porter 13,120 47.1
Labor Henry Fowler 9,526 34.2
Labor (A-C) John Ryan 3,740 13.4
Independent Alexander Steele 1,437 5.2
Total formal votes 27,823 98.2
Informal votes 510 1.8
Turnout 28,333 94.3
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal and Country Murray Porter 17,404 62.6
Labor Henry Fowler 10,419 37.4
Liberal and Country hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  • "Sandringham District results". Victorian Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 21 March 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2011.