Electoral results for the district of Dale

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

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Members for Dale

MemberPartyTerm
  Gerald Wild Liberal Country League 1950–1965
  Cyril Rushton Liberal Country League1965–1968
  Liberal 1968–1988
  Fred Tubby Liberal1988–1989

Election results

Elections in the 1980s

1988 Dale state by-election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Fred Tubby 5,32353.2+3.4
Independent Michael Marsh2,56125.6+25.6
Democrats Mark Beadle9189.2+5.6
Independent Alexander Coffey6396.4+6.4
One Australia Willem Schultink4384.4+4.4
Independent Maralyn1241.2+1.2
Total formal votes10,00395.5-1.9
Informal votes4694.5+1.9
Turnout 10,47279.0-13.9
Two-candidate-preferred result
Liberal Fred Tubby 5,91359.1+7.5
Independent Michael Marsh4,09040.9+40.9
Liberal hold Swing N/A
1986 Western Australian state election: Dale [1]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Cyril Rushton 5,54749.8+2.1
Labor Philip Vincent5,17546.5-1.4
Democrats Mark Beadle4054.6-0.8
Total formal votes11,12797.4+0.3
Informal votes2932.6-0.3
Turnout 11,42092.9+3.4
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Cyril Rushton 5,74151.6+1.5
Labor Philip Vincent5,38648.4-1.5
Liberal hold Swing +1.5
1983 Western Australian state election: Dale
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Philip Vincent4,08947.9
Liberal Cyril Rushton 4,07547.7
Democrats Joan Farrelly3784.4
Total formal votes8,54297.1
Informal votes2582.9
Turnout 8,80089.5
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Cyril Rushton 4,27650.1
Labor Philip Vincent4,26649.9
Liberal hold Swing
1980 Western Australian state election: Dale
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Cyril Rushton 4,09853.3-3.9
Labor David Carlson3,58546.7+3.9
Total formal votes7,68397.0+0.1
Informal votes2393.0-0.1
Turnout 7,92289.9-1.0
Liberal hold Swing -3.9

Elections in the 1970s

1977 Western Australian state election: Dale
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Cyril Rushton 3,75157.2
Labor Michael Marsh2,80442.8
Total formal votes6,55596.9
Informal votes2103.1
Turnout 6,76590.9
Liberal hold Swing +2.4
1974 Western Australian state election: Dale
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Cyril Rushton 4,73051.0
Labor Reginald Ewers3,94442.5
National Alliance June Fitzgerald5986.5
Total formal votes9,27294.6
Informal votes5325.4
Turnout 9,80491.6
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Cyril Rushton 5,23856.5
Labor Reginald Ewers4,03443.5
Liberal hold Swing
1971 Western Australian state election: Dale
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Cyril Rushton 5,30048.4-17.0
Labor Owen Hanlon4,15537.5+2.9
Law ReformJoseph Hunt6045.5+5.5
Independent Ian Trainer5114.7+4.7
Democratic Labor Rose Johnson3823.5+3.5
Total formal votes10,95296.5+0.7
Informal votes4013.5-0.7
Turnout 11,35391.4-4.0
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Cyril Rushton 6,13656.0-9.4
Labor Owen Hanlon4,81644.0+9.4
Liberal hold Swing -9.4

Elections in the 1960s

1968 Western Australian state election: Dale
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal and Country Cyril Rushton 4,26065.4
Labor James Wolfe2,25534.6
Total formal votes6,51595.8
Informal votes2884.2
Turnout 6,80395.4
Liberal and Country hold Swing
1965 Western Australian state election: Dale
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal and Country Gerald Wild 3,53659.8+1.2
Labor Donald Culley2,38040.2-1.2
Total formal votes5,91696.9-2.0
Informal votes1873.1+2.0
Turnout 6,10392.1-1.4
Liberal and Country hold Swing +1.2
1962 Western Australian state election: Dale
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal and Country Gerald Wild 3,08458.6
Labor Donald Culley2,18141.4
Total formal votes5,26598.9
Informal votes571.1
Turnout 5,32293.5
Liberal and Country hold Swing

Elections in the 1950s

1959 Western Australian state election: Dale
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal and Country Gerald Wild 2,62645.4-11.3
Country Arthur Mills1,45025.1+25.1
Independent Labor William Williams1,05418.2+18.2
Country Andrew McPhail65311.3+11.3
Total formal votes5,78396.8-0.4
Informal votes1883.2+0.4
Turnout 5,97193.6+1.0
Two-candidate-preferred result
Liberal and Country Gerald Wild 3,06553.0-3.7
Country Arthur Mills2,71847.0+47.0
Liberal and Country hold Swing N/A
1956 Western Australian state election: Dale
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal and Country Gerald Wild 2,91156.7
Independent Ivan Locke2,22143.3
Total formal votes5,13297.2
Informal votes1462.8
Turnout 5,27892.6
Liberal and Country hold Swing
1953 Western Australian state election: Dale
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal and Country Gerald Wild 3,20557.3-1.1
Labor Ronald Knowler2,38942.7+14.6
Total formal votes5,59497.7-0.5
Informal votes1342.3+0.5
Turnout 5,72892.5+1.6
Liberal and Country hold Swing -13.3
1950 Western Australian state election: Dale
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal and Country Gerald Wild 2,86958.4
Labor Ronald Knowler1,37928.1
Country John Ellis66113.5
Total formal votes4,90998.2
Informal votes891.8
Turnout 4,99890.9
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal and Country Gerald Wild 70.6
Labor Ronald Knowler29.4
Liberal and Country hold Swing

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References

  1. Prescott, David Black with the assistance of Valerie (1997). Election statistics : Legislative Assembly of Western Australia, 1890-1996. Perth, [W.A.]: Western Australian Parliamentary History Project and Western Australian Electoral Commission. ISBN   0730984095.