Western Australia—Legislative Assembly
Mount Margaret was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia from 1901 to 1930, located in what is now the Shire of Laverton in the northeastern Goldfields region.
The Western Australian Legislative Assembly is elected from 59 single-member electoral districts. These districts are often referred to as electorates or seats.
The Western Australian Legislative Assembly, or lower house, is one of the two chambers of the Parliament of Western Australia, an Australian state. The Parliament sits in Parliament House in the Western Australian capital, Perth.
The Shire of Laverton is a local government area in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, about 370 kilometres (230 mi) northeast of the city of Kalgoorlie and about 950 kilometres (590 mi) east-northeast of the state capital, Perth. The Shire covers an area of 179,798 square kilometres (69,420 sq mi), and its seat of government is the town of Laverton.
The district had just the one member over the course of its 29-year existence. George 'Mulga' Taylor was first elected as the Labor Party candidate for seat at the 1901 state election. He later left the Labor Party with several other pro-conscriptionists during World War I, eventually ending his tenure in parliament as a member of the Nationalist Party.
George "Mulga" Taylor was an Australian labour leader and politician who was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia from 1901 to 1930. He was a minister in the government of Henry Daglish, and later served as Speaker of the Legislative Assembly from 1917 to 1924.
The Australian Labor Party , commonly known as WA Labor, is the Western Australian branch of the Australian Labor Party. It is the current governing party of Western Australia since winning the 2017 election under Mark McGowan.
Elections were held in the state of Western Australia on 24 April 1901 to elect 50 members to the Western Australian Legislative Assembly. It was the first election to take place since responsible government without the towering presence of Premier Sir John Forrest, who had left state politics two months earlier to enter the first Federal parliament representing the Division of Swan, and the first state parliamentary election to follow the enactment of women's suffrage in 1899.
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The Legislative Council, or upper house, is one of the two chambers of the Parliament of South Australia. Its central purpose is to act as a house of review for legislation passed through the lower house, the House of Assembly. It sits in Parliament House in the state capital, Adelaide.
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Patrick Joseph Lynch was an Australian politician.
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William Dartnell Johnson was an Australian politician who was prominent in state politics in Western Australia for most of the first half of the 20th century. A member of the Labor Party, he served in the Legislative Assembly on three occasions – from 1901 to 1905, then again from 1906 to 1917, and finally from 1924 until his death. Johnson was elected leader of the Labor Party in October 1905, but three weeks later lost his own seat at the 1905 state election. He had previously been a minister in the government of Henry Daglish, and later returned to the ministry under John Scaddan. Towards the end of his career, Johnson also served just under a year as Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, from 1938 to 1939.