Results of the 1982 South Australian state election (House of Assembly)

South Australian state election, 6 November 1982[1]
House of Assembly
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Enrolled voters 871,235
Votes cast 811,783 Turnout 93.18 +0.14
Informal votes 46,921 Informal 5.78 +1.35
Summary of votes by party
Party Primary votes % Swing Seats Change
  Labor 353,999 46.28 +5.43 24 + 5
  Liberal 326,372 42.67 –5.27 21 – 4
  Democrats 54,457 7.12 –1.18 0 –1
  National 17,782 2.32 +0.42 1 ± 0
  Independent 12,252 1.60 +0.60 1 ± 0
Total 764,862     47  
Two-party-preferred
  Labor 389,625 50.94 +5.94
  Liberal 375,237 49.06 –5.94

This is a list of House of Assembly results for the 1982 South Australian state election.

Results by electoral districtEdit

AdelaideEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Adelaide[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Jack Wright 7,888 60.6 +6.1
Liberal Terry McClean 3,822 29.4 -3.6
Democrats Catherine Hannaford 1,295 10.0 -1.3
Total formal votes 13,005 90.6 -2.8
Informal votes 1,356 9.4 +2.8
Turnout 14,361 88.9 -0.8
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Jack Wright 8,536 65.6 +4.9
Liberal Terry McClean 4,469 34.4 -4.9
Labor hold Swing +4.9

Albert ParkEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Albert Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Kevin Hamilton 11,012 62.7 +13.1
Liberal Graham Ingerson 5,661 32.2 -8.6
Democrats Ben Michael 894 5.1 -4.5
Total formal votes 17,567 93.7 -0.5
Informal votes 1,184 6.3 +0.5
Turnout 18,751 94.1 -0.1
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Kevin Hamilton 11,459 61.1 +7.2
Liberal Graham Ingerson 6,108 38.9 -7.2
Labor hold Swing +7.2

AlexandraEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Alexandra
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Ted Chapman 10,519 57.8 -11.9
Labor Helen McSkimming 4,235 23.3 +1.6
Democrats Andrew Mills 2,158 11.9 +3.3
National Rex Tilbrook 1,279 7.0 +7.0
Total formal votes 18,191 95.3 -1.5
Informal votes 906 4.7 +1.5
Turnout 19,097 94.6 +1.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Ted Chapman 12,557 69.0 -5.0
Labor Helen McSkimming 5,634 31.0 +5.0
Liberal hold Swing -5.0

Ascot ParkEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Ascot Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor John Trainer 8,409 56.2 +8.2
Liberal Chris Gellie 5,613 37.5 -4.0
Democrats Michael Rogers 938 6.3 -4.2
Total formal votes 14,960 94.7 -1.0
Informal votes 835 5.3 +1.0
Turnout 15,795 94.3 +0.7
Two-party-preferred result
Labor John Trainer 8,878 59.3 +7.6
Liberal Chris Gellie 6,082 40.7 -7.6
Labor hold Swing +7.6

BaudinEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Baudin
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Don Hopgood 12,802 61.8 +13.6
Liberal Deane Clough 6,068 29.3 -8.9
Democrats Ivor Childs 1,838 8.9 -4.7
Total formal votes 20,708 93.5 -1.5
Informal votes 1,441 6.5 +1.5
Turnout 22,149 93.4 +1.0
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Don Hopgood 13,721 66.2 +10.5
Liberal Deane Clough 6,987 33.8 -10.5
Labor hold Swing +10.5

BraggEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Bragg
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal David Tonkin 9,177 63.0 -3.0
Labor Neill Lean 3,910 26.9 +3.9
Democrats Guy Harley 1,475 10.1 -0.9
Total formal votes 14,562 95.9 -0.5
Informal votes 614 4.1 +0.5
Turnout 15,176 93.3 +1.3
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal David Tonkin 9,915 68.1 -3.4
Labor Neill Lean 4,647 31.9 +3.4
Liberal hold Swing -3.4

BrightonEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Brighton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor June Appleby 8,486 47.3 +6.3
Liberal Dick Glazbrook 8,192 45.6 -3.1
Democrats Bob Ralph 1,272 7.1 -3.2
Total formal votes 17,950 95.8 -0.8
Informal votes 792 4.2 +0.8
Turnout 18,742 94.3 +0.8
Two-party-preferred result
Labor June Appleby 9,123 50.8 +5.5
Liberal Dick Glazbrook 8,827 49.2 -5.5
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +5.5

ChaffeyEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Chaffey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Peter Arnold 10,219 61.5 +0.4
Labor Roland Telfer 5,109 30.7 -2.8
Democrats Mike Elliott 1,291 7.8 +2.4
Total formal votes 16,619 94.5 -1.1
Informal votes 975 5.5 +1.1
Turnout 17,594 92.0 -2.3
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Peter Arnold 10,865 65.4 +1.6
Labor Roland Telfer 5,754 34.6 -1.6
Liberal hold Swing +1.6

ColesEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Coles
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Jennifer Adamson 8,470 48.3 -12.8
Labor Rosalie McDonald 7,756 44.3 +10.8
Democrats Stephen Swift 1,294 7.4 +2.0
Total formal votes 17,520 93.2 -2.7
Informal votes 1,277 6.8 +2.7
Turnout 18,797 94.8 +1.7
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Jennifer Adamson 8,980 51.3 -10.7
Labor Rosalie McDonald 8,540 48.7 +10.7
Liberal hold Swing -10.7

DavenportEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Davenport
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Dean Brown 12,133 71.2 -3.8
Labor Emanuel Frossinakis 3,102 18.2 +2.6
Democrats Merilyn de Guerin Pedrick 1,796 10.6 +1.2
Total formal votes 17,031 96.7 -1.3
Informal votes 584 3.3 +1.3
Turnout 17,615 92.5 -0.1
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Dean Brown 13,031 76.5 -3.2
Labor Emanuel Frossinakis 4,000 23.5 +3.2
Liberal hold Swing -3.2

ElizabethEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Elizabeth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Peter Duncan 8,809 64.3 +9.6
Liberal Esmond McKeown 4,129 24.4 -8.4
Democrats Barbara Barlow 1,927 11.4 -1.1
Total formal votes 16,952 91.6 -2.5
Informal votes 1,558 8.4 +2.5
Turnout 18,510 91.9 -0.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Peter Duncan 11,860 70.0 +9.1
Liberal Esmond McKeown 5,092 30.0 -9.1
Labor hold Swing +9.1

EyreEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Eyre
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Graham Gunn 7,977 62.1 +2.2
Labor Christina Phillis 4,862 37.9 -2.2
Total formal votes 12,839 92.7 -3.4
Informal votes 1,010 7.3 +3.4
Turnout 13,849 89.1 0.0
Liberal hold Swing +2.2

FisherEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Fisher
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Stan Evans 11,436 52.5 -10.0
Labor Annice Vass 7,156 32.9 +7.8
Democrats John Coulter 3,188 14.6 +2.2
Total formal votes 21,780 96.4 -1.2
Informal votes 812 3.6 +1.2
Turnout 22,592 93.9 -3.7
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Stan Evans 13,030 59.8 -8.9
Labor Annice Vass 8,750 40.2 +8.9
Liberal hold Swing -8.9

FlindersEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Flinders
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Peter Blacker 8,106 53.6 -0.3
Liberal Rex Mader 3,679 24.3 -2.7
Labor Terrence Krieg 2,968 19.6 +0.5
Democrats Helen Breakey 363 2.4 +2.4
Total formal votes 15,116 96.7 -0.6
Informal votes 509 3.3 +0.6
Turnout 15,625 94.2 +0.4
Two-party-preferred result
National Peter Blacker 11,137 73.7 -0.4
Labor Terrence Krieg 3,979 26.3 +0.4
National hold Swing -0.4

FloreyEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Florey
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Bob Gregory 9,213 57.9 +8.8
Liberal Philip Bayly 5,004 31.4 -7.4
Democrats Andrew Sickerdick 1,698 10.7 -1.4
Total formal votes 15,915 93.7 -0.7
Informal votes 1,070 6.3 +0.7
Turnout 16,985 93.7 +0.5
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Bob Gregory 10,062 63.2 +9.5
Liberal Philip Bayly 5,853 36.8 -9.5
Labor hold Swing +9.5

GillesEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Gilles
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Jack Slater 8,120 55.3 +7.0
Liberal Gregory Minuzzo 4,970 33.8 -4.9
Democrats Eileen Farmer 1,597 10.9 -2.1
Total formal votes 14,687 92.6 -2.1
Informal votes 1,165 7.4 +2.1
Turnout 15,852 93.7 +0.1
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Jack Slater 8,919 60.7 +5.3
Liberal Gregory Minuzzo 5,768 39.3 -5.3
Labor hold Swing +5.3

GlenelgEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Glenelg
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John Mathwin 9,110 59.9 -2.8
Labor Robert Dancer 5,387 35.4 +6.7
Democrats Ronald Moulds 720 4.7 -3.9
Total formal votes 15,217 95.9 -0.9
Informal votes 646 4.1 +0.9
Turnout 15,863 93.1 +1.1
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal John Mathwin 9,490 62.4 -4.8
Labor Robert Dancer 5,727 37.6 +4.8
Liberal hold Swing -4.8

GoyderEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Goyder
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John Meier 9,468 60.6 -16.5
Labor Stephan Oulianoff 3,437 22.0 -0.9
National Terence Halford 1,832 11.7 +11.7
Democrats Kevin Jones 881 5.6 +5.6
Total formal votes 15,618 95.5 -0.6
Informal votes 740 4.5 +0.6
Turnout 16,358 93.9 -0.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal John Meier 11,725 75.1 -2.0
Labor Stephan Oulianoff 3,893 24.9 +2.0
Liberal hold Swing -2.0

HansonEdit

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

HartleyEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Hartley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Terry Groom 8,734 52.0 +1.3
Liberal Barry James 6,070 36.2 -4.8
Democrats George Belperio 1,983 11.8 +3.5
Total formal votes 16,787 92.3 -1.9
Informal votes 1,408 7.7 +1.9
Turnout 18,195 92.6 -0.8
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Terry Groom 10,076 60.0 +4.9
Liberal Barry James 6,711 40.0 -4.9
Labor hold Swing +4.9

Henley BeachEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Henley Beach
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Don Ferguson 8,782 51.4 +7.5
Liberal Bob Randall 7,409 43.4 -1.1
Democrats Trevor Turner 882 5.2 -6.4
Total formal votes 17,073 94.2 -0.8
Informal votes 1,049 5.8 +0.8
Turnout 18,122 94.3 +1.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Don Ferguson 9,216 54.0 +5.0
Liberal Bob Randall 7,857 46.0 -5.0
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +5.0

KavelEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Kavel
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Roger Goldsworthy 10,878 63.4 -5.4
Labor Geoffrey Anderson 5,019 29.2 +7.0
Democrats Brian Fain 1,261 7.4 -1.6
Total formal votes 17,158 95.2 -2.0
Informal votes 855 4.8 +2.0
Turnout 18,013 93.5 -0.3
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Roger Goldsworthy 11,452 66.7 -7.6
Labor Geoffrey Anderson 5,706 33.3 +7.6
Liberal hold Swing -7.6

LightEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Light
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Bruce Eastick 9,553 62.3 -1.3
Labor William Young 4,933 32.2 +2.5
Democrats Nicholas Wedge 845 5.5 -1.2
Total formal votes 15,331 95.3 -1.3
Informal votes 751 4.7 +1.3
Turnout 16,082 94.9 +0.6
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Bruce Eastick 10,000 65.2 -2.0
Labor William Young 5,331 34.8 +2.0
Liberal hold Swing -2.0

MalleeEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Mallee
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Peter Lewis 8,374 57.5 +11.6
National Guy Wheal 3,260 22.4 -2.6
Labor Norman Napper 2,661 18.3 +0.4
Democrats Samuel Pope 256 1.8 +1.8
Total formal votes 14,551 96.9 -0.3
Informal votes 468 3.1 +0.3
Turnout 15,019 94.7 +1.1
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Peter Lewis 11,641 80.0 +2.6
Labor Norman Napper 2,910 20.0 -2.6
Liberal hold Swing +2.6
  • The two candidate preferred vote was not counted between the Liberal and National candidates for Mallee.

MawsonEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Mawson
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Susan Lenehan 11,968 53.1 +11.8
Liberal Ivar Schmidt 9,067 40.3 -6.8
Democrats Jay McMerrick 1,488 6.6 -5.0
Total formal votes 22,523 95.3 -1.0
Informal votes 1,113 4.7 +1.0
Turnout 23,636 94.6 -0.1
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Susan Lenehan 12,737 56.6 +9.6
Liberal Ivar Schmidt 9,786 43.4 -9.6
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +9.6

MitchamEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Mitcham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Stephen Baker 7,759 50.8 +13.5
Democrats Heather Southcott 4,574 30.0 -15.1
Labor John Hill 2,933 19.2 +1.9
Total formal votes 15,266 96.9 -1.2
Informal votes 493 3.1 +1.2
Turnout 15,759 93.0 -0.5
Two-candidate-preferred result
Liberal Stephen Baker 9,226 60.4 +15.1
Democrats Heather Southcott 6,040 39.6 -15.1
Liberal gain from Democrats Swing +15.1

MitchellEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Mitchell
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Ron Payne 8,971 57.6 +7.8
Liberal David Phelps 5,574 35.8 -3.2
Democrats Kevin Whitby 1,026 6.6 -4.6
Total formal votes 15,571 94.7 -1.5
Informal votes 877 5.3 +1.5
Turnout 16,448 92.9 -0.4
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ron Payne 9,448 60.7 +6.4
Liberal David Phelps 6,123 39.3 -6.4
Labor hold Swing +6.4

MorphettEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Morphett
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John Oswald 7,346 49.1 -2.7
Labor Stephen Blight 6,888 46.1 +3.8
Democrats Graham Pamount 721 4.8 -1.1
Total formal votes 14,955 95.1 -1.6
Informal votes 764 4.9 +1.6
Turnout 15,719 92.5 -1.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal John Oswald 7,696 51.5 -3.8
Labor Stephen Blight 7,259 48.5 +3.8
Liberal hold Swing -3.8

Mount GambierEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Mount Gambier
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Harold Allison 8,444 50.0 -5.6
Labor Kenneth Bonython 7,670 45.4 +1.0
Democrats Meg Lees 767 4.5 +4.5
Total formal votes 16,881 96.3 -1.0
Informal votes 652 3.7 +1.0
Turnout 17,533 94.2 +0.4
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Harold Allison 8,816 52.2 -3.4
Labor Kenneth Bonython 8,065 47.8 +3.4
Liberal hold Swing -3.4

MurrayEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Murray
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal David Wotton 9,959 58.5 -4.3
Labor Geoffrey McCulloch 6,326 37.1 +5.4
Democrats Gerhard Weissmann 743 4.4 -1.1
Total formal votes 17,028 94.5 -1.7
Informal votes 988 5.5 +1.7
Turnout 18,016 94.3 +0.8
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal David Wotton 10,327 60.6 -5.3
Labor Geoffrey McCulloch 6,701 39.4 +5.3
Liberal hold Swing -5.3

NapierEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Napier
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Terry Hemmings 9,862 63.4 +10.8
Liberal Eric Bates 3,775 24.3 -6.7
Democrats John Ferguson 1,920 12.3 -4.0
Total formal votes 15,557 91.9 -1.5
Informal votes 1,365 8.1 +1.5
Turnout 16,922 90.3 -0.7
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Terry Hemmings 10,768 69.2 +9.7
Liberal Eric Bates 4,789 30.8 -9.7
Labor hold Swing +9.7

NewlandEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Newland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor John Klunder 11,120 50.2 +11.9
Liberal Brian Billard 9,555 43.1 -7.2
Democrats Robert Mason 1,121 5.0 -6.4
National Glen Stevens 372 1.7 +1.7
Total formal votes 22,168 95.6 0.0
Informal votes 1,011 4.4 0.0
Turnout 23,179 94.4 +0.6
Two-party-preferred result
Labor John Klunder 11,871 53.6 +9.8
Liberal Brian Billard 10,297 46.4 -9.8
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +9.8

NorwoodEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Norwood
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Greg Crafter 8,510 56.1 +9.1
Liberal Lynton Crosby 5,756 38.0 -8.9
Democrats Josephine Read 898 5.9 -0.2
Total formal votes 15,164 94.7 -0.9
Informal votes 844 5.3 +0.9
Turnout 16,008 90.3 -2.0
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Greg Crafter 8,963 59.1 +9.2
Liberal Lynton Crosby 6,201 40.9 -9.2
Labor hold Swing +9.2

PeakeEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Peake
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Keith Plunkett 8,837 60.9 +3.1
Liberal Laurie Whitelaw 3,928 27.1 -15.1
Democrats Jim Mitchell 1,744 12.0 +12.0
Total formal votes 14,509 92.2 -1.4
Informal votes 1,223 7.8 +1.4
Turnout 15,732 92.9 -0.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Keith Plunkett 10,077 69.5 +11.7
Liberal Laurie Whitelaw 4,432 30.5 -11.7
Labor hold Swing +11.7

PlayfordEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Playford
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Terry McRae 10,391 59.5 +12.6
Liberal Bill Arnold 5,510 31.5 -4.8
Democrats Colin Nieass 1,568 9.0 -7.8
Total formal votes 17,469 92.3 -1.4
Informal votes 1,452 7.7 +1.4
Turnout 18,921 93.2 -0.2
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Terry McRae 11,304 64.7 +9.6
Liberal Bill Arnold 6,165 35.3 -9.6
Labor hold Swing +9.6

PriceEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Price
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor George Whitten 8,753 66.1 +9.7
Liberal Sue Crew 4,488 33.9 +1.3
Total formal votes 13,241 89.0 -3.6
Informal votes 1,634 11.0 +3.6
Turnout 14,875 94.1 +1.7
Labor hold Swing +5.6

Rocky RiverEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Rocky River
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John Olsen 8,943 56.4 +7.3
Labor Denis Crisp 6,043 38.1 +4.1
National John Reilly 522 3.3 -13.6
Democrats Gordon Weber 354 2.2 +2.2
Total formal votes 15,862 96.2 -0.5
Informal votes 625 3.8 +0.5
Turnout 16,487 94.7 +0.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal John Olsen 9,566 60.3 -2.8
Labor Denis Crisp 6,296 39.7 +2.8
Liberal hold Swing -2.8

Ross SmithEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Ross Smith
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor John Bannon 10,200 75.7 +11.1
Liberal Ruth Squire 3,284 24.4 -2.5
Total formal votes 13,484 90.4 -3.1
Informal votes 1,427 9.6 +3.1
Turnout 14,911 92.3 -0.5
Labor hold Swing +7.2

SalisburyEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Salisbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Lynn Arnold 13,632 69.1 +8.3
Liberal Derrick Rich 4,759 24.1 -15.1
Democrats David Vigor 1,343 6.8 +6.8
Total formal votes 19,734 91.3 -1.7
Informal votes 1,868 8.7 +1.7
Turnout 21,602 92.8 -0.5
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Lynn Arnold 14,316 72.5 +11.7
Liberal Derrick Rich 5,418 27.5 -11.7
Labor hold Swing +11.7

SemaphoreEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Semaphore
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Norm Peterson 7,915 46.8 +15.1
Labor Peter Bicknell 6,462 38.2 +2.3
Liberal Macleay Lawrie 2,244 13.3 -14.7
Democrats Peter Gagliardi 295 1.7 -2.7
Total formal votes 16,916 94.9 +0.5
Informal votes 910 5.1 -0.5
Turnout 17,826 93.4 -1.2
Two-candidate-preferred result
Independent Norm Peterson 10,207 60.3 -1.9
Labor Peter Bicknell 6,709 39.7 +1.9
Independent hold Swing -1.9

SpenceEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Spence
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Roy Abbott 9,866 77.9 +7.7
Liberal Elizabeth Bronisz 2,803 22.1 -7.7
Total formal votes 12,669 89.6 -4.0
Informal votes 1,469 10.4 +4.0
Turnout 14,138 92.8 0.0
Labor hold Swing +7.7

StuartEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Stuart
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Gavin Keneally 10,403 66.6 -0.4
Liberal Sydney Cheesman 3,865 24.7 -8.3
Democrats David Chapman 1,364 8.7 +8.7
Total formal votes 15,632 92.8 -2.5
Informal votes 1,212 7.2 +2.5
Turnout 16,844 93.9 -0.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Gavin Keneally 10,942 70.0 +3.1
Liberal Sydney Cheesman 4,690 30.0 -3.1
Labor hold Swing +3.1

ToddEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Todd
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Scott Ashenden 8,664 46.1 -3.7
Labor John Lewis 8,358 44.5 +3.7
Democrats Sandra Kanck 1,213 6.5 -2.9
National Rex Senior 538 2.9 +2.9
Total formal votes 18,773 95.1 -0.9
Informal votes 959 4.9 +0.9
Turnout 19,732 94.9 +0.9
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Scott Ashenden 9,652 51.4 -3.2
Labor John Lewis 9,121 48.6 +3.2
Liberal hold Swing -3.2

TorrensEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Torrens
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Michael Wilson 7,602 52.0 -4.0
Labor Mike Duigan 6,277 43.0 +8.0
Democrats Joseph Zingarelli 732 5.0 -4.0
Total formal votes 14,611 95.6 -0.8
Informal votes 674 4.4 +0.8
Turnout 15,285 90.4 +0.6
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Michael Wilson 7,961 54.5 -5.6
Labor Mike Duigan 6,650 45.5 +5.6
Liberal hold Swing -5.6

UnleyEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Unley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Kym Mayes 7,704 53.2 +6.1
Liberal Robert Nicholls 5,670 39.1 -4.3
Democrats Margaret-Ann Williams 804 5.6 -3.9
National Allan Osmond 314 2.1 +2.1
Total formal votes 14,492 94.9 -0.3
Informal votes 775 5.1 +0.3
Turnout 15,267 92.0 +1.9
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Kym Mayes 8,209 56.6 +4.3
Liberal Robert Nicholls 6,283 43.4 -4.3
Labor hold Swing +4.3

VictoriaEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Allan Rodda 8,023 55.7 -12.3
Labor Simon Bryant 4,427 30.7 -1.3
National Geoffrey Clothier 1,559 10.8 +10.8
Democrats Peter Butcher 398 2.8 +2.8
Total formal votes 14,407 95.5 -0.4
Informal votes 673 4.5 +0.4
Turnout 15,080 94.3 +1.0
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Allan Rodda 9,592 66.6 -1.4
Labor Simon Bryant 4,815 33.4 +1.4
Liberal hold Swing -1.4

WhyallaEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Whyalla
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Max Brown 7,356 49.1 -14.6
Independent Peter Murphy 4,337 28.9 +28.9
Liberal Vivienne Cruickshank 2,703 18.0 -11.8
Democrats Mary Good 596 4.0 -1.0
Total formal votes 14,992 93.3 -1.2
Informal votes 1,079 6.7 +1.2
Turnout 16,071 90.5 -1.3
Two-candidate-preferred result
Labor Max Brown 8,113 54.1 -12.6
Independent Peter Murphy 6,879 45.9 +45.9
Labor hold Swing -12.6

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Details of SA 1982 Election". Australian Politics and Elections Database.
  2. ^ "History of South Australian Elections 1857 - 2006". Electoral Commission SA. Retrieved 13 March 2014.