Results of the 1982 South Australian state election (Legislative Council)

South Australian state election, 6 November, 1982[1]
Legislative Council
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Enrolled voters 871,215
Votes cast 808,363 Turnout 92.8 +0.2
Informal votes 81,400 Informal 10.1 +5.7
Summary of votes by party
Party Primary votes % Swing Seats
won
Seats
held
  Labor 345,936 47.6 +7.9 5 9
  Liberal 301,090 41.4 –9.2 5 11
  Democrats 40,405 5.6 –0.9 1 2
  National 14,514 2.0 +0.9 0 0
  Communist 11,837 1.6 +1.6 0 0
  Other 13,181 1.8 * 0 0
Total 726,963     11 22

This is a list of results for the Legislative Council at the 1982 South Australian state election.

Continuing membersEdit

The following MLCs were not up for re-election this year.

Member Party Term
  John Burdett Liberal 1979–1985
  Legh Davis Liberal 1979–1985
  Ren DeGaris Liberal 1979–1985
  Trevor Griffin Liberal 1979–1985
  Robert Ritson Liberal 1979–1985
  Arthur Whyte Liberal 1979–1985
  Gordon Bruce Labor 1979–1985
  Brian Chatterton Labor 1979–1985
  Cec Creedon Labor 1979–1985
  Barbara Wiese Labor 1979–1985
  Lance Milne Democrats 1979–1985

Election resultsEdit

1982 South Australian state election: Legislative Council
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Quota 60,581
Labor 1. Chris Sumner (elected 1)
2. Anne Levy (elected 3)
3. John Cornwall (elected 5)
4. Frank Blevins (elected 7)
5. John Phillips
6. Mario Feleppa (elected 9)
7. Colleen Hutchison
8. Terry Roberts
9. Michael Marinos
10. Myles McCallum
11. Kenneth Case
345,936 47.6 +7.9
Liberal 1. Murray Hill (elected 2)
2. Martin Cameron (elected 4)
3. Diana Laidlaw (elected 6)
4. Peter Dunn (elected 8)
5. Bruce Edwards
6. Kent Andrew
7. Rob Lucas (elected 10)
301,090 41.4 -9.2
Democrats 1. Ian Gilfillan (elected 11)
2. Donald Chisholm
3. Peter Adamson
4. John Longhurst
5. Carolyn Tan
6. Robert Manhire
7. Raymond Buttery
8. Patricia Shortridge
9. Doone Lee
10. Martin Holt
11. Stuart Brasted
40,405 5.6 -0.9
National 1. Warwick Dunkley
2. Pamela Ross
3. Robin Dixon-Thompson
4. Raymond Farrelly
14,514 2.0 +0.9
Communist 1. Peter Murphy
2. Alan Bone
11,837 1.6 +1.6
Group F 1. Norm Foster
2. Graham Jamieson
7,740 1.1 +1.1
Independent Mark Eckermann 2,602 0.4 +0.4
Independent Ted Dunstan 2,109 0.3 +0.3
Libertarian Charmaine Rogers 730 0.1 +0.1
Total formal votes 726,963 89.9 -5.7
Informal votes 81,400 10.1 +5.7
Turnout 808,363 92.8 +0.2

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "History of South Australian elections 1857-2006, volume 2 Legislative Council". ECSA. Retrieved 22 May 2016.