Electoral results for the district of Butler

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This is a list of electoral results for the electoral district of Butler in Western Australian state elections.

Electoral district of Butler state electoral district of Western Australia

The Electoral district of Butler is a Legislative Assembly electorate in the state of Western Australia. The district is named for the outer northern Perth suburb of Butler which falls within its borders.

Western Australia State in Australia

Western Australia is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean to the north and west, and the Southern Ocean to the south, the Northern Territory to the north-east, and South Australia to the south-east. Western Australia is Australia's largest state, with a total land area of 2,529,875 square kilometres, and the second-largest country subdivision in the world, surpassed only by Russia's Sakha Republic. The state has about 2.6 million inhabitants – around 11 percent of the national total – of whom the vast majority live in the south-west corner, 79 per cent of the population living in the Perth area, leaving the remainder of the state sparsely populated.

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Members for Butler

MemberPartyTerm
  John Quigley Labor 2013–present

Election results

Elections in the 2010s

Western Australian state election, 2017: Butler [1]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labor John Quigley 13,39255.9+10.7
Liberal Linda Aitken5,00620.9−23.6
One Nation Susan Hoddinott2,1318.9+8.9
Greens Tom Webster1,6596.9−1.5
Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Jan van Niekerk8843.7+3.7
Christians Ryno Joubert4391.8−0.0
Micro Business Ola Sommer2311.0+1.0
Matheson for WA Ron Smith2240.9+0.9
Total formal votes23,96695.1+2.0
Informal votes1,2264.9−2.0
Turnout 25,19282.9+6.9
Two-party-preferred result
Labor John Quigley 16,64169.5+18.5
Liberal Linda Aitken7,32130.6−18.5
Labor hold Swing +18.5
Western Australian state election, 2013: Butler [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labor John Quigley 10,51045.5–4.4
Liberal Linda Aitken9,99143.3+9.3
Greens Thomas Webster2,0678.9–1.5
Christians Steven Leeder5292.3+0.1
Total formal votes23,09793.1–1.5
Informal votes1,6996.9+1.5
Turnout 24,79686.8
Two-party-preferred result
Labor John Quigley 11,95151.8–8.6
Liberal Linda Aitken11,13648.2+8.6
Labor hold Swing –8.6

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References

  1. Butler District Profile and Results, 2017 State General Election, WAEC.
  2. "2013 Butler District Results". Western Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 2013-03-24.