Electoral results for the district of Woollahra

Woollahra, an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales, had two incarnations, from 1894 to 1920 and from 1927 to 1962.[1][2][3]

Election Member Party
1894   Adrian Knox Ind. Free Trade
1895   Free Trade
1898   John Garland Free Trade
1901   William Latimer Liberal Reform
1904
1907
1910
1913
1917   Nationalist
 
Election Member Party
1927   Maurice O'Sullivan Labor
1930   Sir Daniel Levy Nationalist
1932   United Australia
1935
1937 by   Harold Mason Independent UAP
1938   Vernon Treatt United Australia
1941
1944   Democratic
1947   Liberal
1950
1953
1956
1959

Election resultsEdit

Elections in the 1950sEdit

1959Edit

1959 New South Wales state election: Woollahra[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Vernon Treatt unopposed
Liberal hold  

1956Edit

1956 New South Wales state election: Woollahra[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Vernon Treatt 14,592 70.8 +3.2
Independent George Mason 6,007 29.2 +29.2
Total formal votes 20,599 95.3 −2.3
Informal votes 1,010 4.7 +2.3
Turnout 21,609 87.7 −0.7
Liberal hold Swing N/A

1953Edit

1953 New South Wales state election: Woollahra[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Vernon Treatt 15,203 67.6
Labor Norman Jacobs 7,283 32.4
Total formal votes 22,486 97.6
Informal votes 546 2.4
Turnout 23,032 88.4
Liberal hold Swing

1950Edit

1950 New South Wales state election: Woollahra[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Vernon Treatt 14,595 76.1
Labor William Harcourt 4,587 23.9
Total formal votes 19,182 98.3
Informal votes 324 1.7
Turnout 19,506 87.7
Liberal hold Swing

Elections in the 1940sEdit

1947Edit

1947 New South Wales state election: Woollahra[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Vernon Treatt 19,332 69.7 +19.2
Labor John Nolan 8,385 30.3 +30.3
Total formal votes 27,717 98.2 +1.5
Informal votes 508 1.8 -1.5
Turnout 28,225 90.1 +0.3
Liberal hold Swing N/A

1944Edit

1944 New South Wales state election: Woollahra[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Vernon Treatt 12,173 50.5 -17.2
Independent Reg Bartley 7,248 30.1 +30.1
Independent Labor Norman Jackson 4,682 19.4 +19.4
Total formal votes 24,103 96.7 -0.6
Informal votes 824 3.3 +0.6
Turnout 24,927 89.8 +3.7
Democratic hold Swing N/A
  • Preferences were not distributed.

1941Edit

1941 New South Wales state election: Woollahra[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
United Australia Vernon Treatt 15,010 67.7
Labor Jack Wright 7,168 32.3
Total formal votes 22,178 97.3
Informal votes 607 2.7
Turnout 22,785 86.1
United Australia hold Swing

Elections in the 1930sEdit

1938Edit

1938 New South Wales state election: Woollahra[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
United Australia Vernon Treatt 9,512 53.6 -18.3
United Australia Arthur Butterell 8,227 46.4 +46.4
Total formal votes 17,739 93.6 -3.2
Informal votes 1,216 6.4 +3.2
Turnout 18,955 91.6 +0.4
United Australia hold Swing N/A
The sitting member Sir Daniel Levy (United Australia) died in 1937. The resulting by-election was won by Harold Mason (Independent UAP) however he did not contest the election and the seat was regained by Vernon Treatt (United Australia).

1937 by-electionEdit

1937 Woollahra by-election
Saturday 26 June [12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
United Australia George Grant 6,686 46.3 -25.6
Independent UAP Harold Mason 6,173 42.7
Independent UAP George McDonald 1,595 11.0
Total formal votes 14,644 96.1 -0.7
Informal votes 585 3.9 +0.7
Turnout 15,038 80.5 -10.7
Two-candidate-preferred result
Independent UAP Harold Mason 7,331 50.7
United Australia George Grant 7,123 49.3 -22.6
Independent UAP gain from United Australia Swing N/A
The by-election was caused by the death of Sir Daniel Levy (United Australia).[12]

1935Edit

1935 New South Wales state election: Woollahra[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
United Australia Daniel Levy 11,900 71.9 -3.6
Independent Rupert Beale 4,660 28.1 +28.1
Total formal votes 16,560 96.8 -1.5
Informal votes 555 3.2 +1.5
Turnout 17,115 91.2 -1.8
United Australia hold Swing N/A

1932Edit

1932 New South Wales state election: Woollahra[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
United Australia Daniel Levy 13,182 75.5 +16.4
Labor (NSW) Robert Stapleton 4,279 24.5 -6.7
Total formal votes 17,461 98.3 +0.6
Informal votes 296 1.7 -0.6
Turnout 17,757 93.0 +5.9
United Australia hold Swing N/A

1930Edit

1930 New South Wales state election: Woollahra[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Nationalist Daniel Levy 9,185 59.1
Labor Thomas Hodge 4,847 31.2
Australian John Waddell 1,520 9.8
Total formal votes 15,552 97.7
Informal votes 364 2.3
Turnout 15,916 87.1
Nationalist hold Swing

Elections in the 1920sEdit

1927Edit

1927 New South Wales state election: Woollahra[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Maurice O'Sullivan 6,589 51.4
Nationalist Frederick Davison 5,263 41.0
Independent Labor Septimus Alldis (defeated) 974 7.6
Total formal votes 12,826 98.6
Informal votes 175 1.4
Turnout 13,001 84.0
Labor win (new seat)

District recreated

1920 - 1927Edit

District abolished

Elections in the 1910sEdit

1917Edit

1917 New South Wales state election: Woollahra[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Nationalist William Latimer 3,925 56.4 +11.8
Labor Chester Davies 3,034 43.6 +9.6
Total formal votes 6,959 98.9 -0.1
Informal votes 76 1.1 +0.1
Turnout 7,035 63.9 -4.1
Nationalist hold Swing +6.2

1913Edit

1913 New South Wales state election: Woollahra[18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Reform William Latimer 3,552 44.6
Labor Daniel Dwyer 2,707 34.0
Independent Liberal Philip Morton 1,226 15.4
Independent Labor Francis Cowling 475 6.0
Total formal votes 7,960 99.0
Informal votes 80 1.0
Turnout 8,040 68.0
1913 New South Wales state election: Woollahra - Second Round
Saturday 13 December [18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Reform William Latimer 4,058 50.2
Labor Daniel Dwyer 4,020 49.8
Total formal votes 8,078 99.5
Informal votes 38 0.5
Turnout 8,116 68.6
Liberal Reform hold  

1910Edit

1910 New South Wales state election: Woollahra[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Reform William Latimer 3,657 56.0
Labour James McCarthy 2,776 42.5
Independent Leo Robinson 99 1.5
Total formal votes 6,532 98.8
Informal votes 77 1.2
Turnout 6,609 69.7
Liberal Reform hold  

Elections in the 1900sEdit

1907Edit

1907 New South Wales state election: Woollahra[20]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Reform William Latimer 3,072 70.2
Labour Robert Usher 1,306 29.8
Total formal votes 4,378 96.7
Informal votes 149 3.3
Turnout 4,527 55.3
Liberal Reform hold  

1904Edit

1904 New South Wales state election: Woollahra[21]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Reform William Latimer 2,272 74.5
Independent Robert Usher 776 25.5
Total formal votes 3,048 98.6
Informal votes 43 1.4
Turnout 3,091 39.0
Liberal Reform hold  
Woollahra lost part of the seat to Waverley and was expanded to include part of Paddington. William Latimer (Liberal Reform) was the member for Woollahra. The member for Paddington was Charles Oakes (Liberal Reform) who successfully contested that seat.

1901Edit

1901 New South Wales state election: Woollahra[22]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Liberal William Latimer 1,041 56.3 +37.1
Liberal Reform John Garland 809 43.7 -2.9
Total formal votes 1,850 100.0 +0.3
Informal votes 0 0.0 -0.3
Turnout 1,850 61.0 +0.9
Independent Liberal gain from Liberal Reform  

Elections in the 1890sEdit

1898Edit

1898 New South Wales colonial election: Woollahra[23]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade John Garland 650 46.7
National Federal William Manning 476 34.2
Ind. Free Trade William Latimer 267 19.2
Total formal votes 1,393 99.7
Informal votes 4 0.3
Turnout 1,397 60.1
Free Trade hold  

1895Edit

1895 New South Wales colonial election: Woollahra[24]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Free Trade Adrian Knox 769 65.6
Ind. Protectionist John Gannon 324 27.6
Ind. Free Trade William Harding 80 6.8
Total formal votes 1,173 99.2
Informal votes 10 0.9
Turnout 1,183 54.9
Free Trade hold  

1894Edit

1894 New South Wales colonial election: Woollahra[25]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ind. Free Trade Adrian Knox 885 50.4
Free Trade John Neild 538 30.6
Labour Philip Moses 334 19.0
Total formal votes 1,757 99.9
Informal votes 1 0.1
Turnout 1,758 83.4
Ind. Free Trade win (new seat)

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