Electoral results for the district of Kalgoorlie

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

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Members for Kalgoorlie

MemberPartyTerm
  William Johnson Labour 1901–1905
  Norbert Keenan Ministerial1905–1911
  Albert Green Labor1911–1913
  George McLeod Labor1914
 Albert GreenLabor1914–1921
  John Boyland Ind. Nationalist 1921–1922
  James Cunningham Labor1923–1936
  Herbert Styants Labor1936–1956
  Tom Evans Labor1956–1980
  Ted Evans Labor1980–1981
  Ian Taylor Labor1981–1996
  Megan Anwyl Labor1996–2001
  Matt Birney Liberal 2001–2008
  John Bowler Independent 2008–2013
  Wendy Duncan National 2013–2017
  Kyran O'Donnell Liberal2017–2021
  Ali Kent Labor2021–present

Election results

Elections in the 2020s

2021 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie [1]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Ali Kent 7,78252.7+26.6
Liberal Kyran O'Donnell 3,69525.0−3.0
National Rowena Olsen1,60810.9−13.5
One Nation Patrick Redreau4943.3−8.8
Shooters, Fishers, Farmers Jack Carmody4653.2−0.9
Greens Alex Wallace3282.2−2.0
Liberal Democrats Sam Rennie2171.5+1.5
No Mandatory Vaccination Enrico Piazza1400.9+0.9
WAxit Rustu Buyukcakar310.2+0.2
Total formal votes14,76096.2+0.2
Informal votes5913.8−0.2
Turnout 15,35178.1−2.6
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ali Kent 9,15262.0+18.2
Liberal Kyran O'Donnell 5,60138.0−18.2
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +18.2

Elections in the 2010s

2017 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Kyran O'Donnell 4,25628.0−10.6
Labor Darren Forster3,96526.1+6.9
National Tony Crook 3,71324.4−10.3
One Nation Richard Bolton1,84612.1+12.1
Greens Jacqueline Spurling6464.3−1.0
Shooters, Fishers, Farmers Mike Lucas6224.1+4.1
Flux the System! James Erwin1491.0+1.0
Total formal votes15,19795.9+1.9
Informal votes6494.1−1.9
Turnout 15,84679.1−0.4
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Kyran O'Donnell 8,53356.2−10.3
Labor Darren Forster6,65643.8+10.3
Liberal gain from National Swing −10.3
2013 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Melissa Price 3,74837.3+12.6
National Wendy Duncan 3,71737.0+18.0
Labor Terrence Winner1,92819.2+1.6
Greens Tim Hall4504.50.0
Christians Ross Patterson2022.0+2.0
Total formal votes10,04594.30.0
Informal votes6025.70.0
Turnout 10,64780.7
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Melissa Price 6,71566.9+7.1
Labor Terrence Winner3,32433.1–7.1
Two-candidate-preferred result
National Wendy Duncan 5,65156.3+9.8
Liberal Melissa Price 4,37943.7+43.7
National gain from Independent Swing +16.1

Elections in the 2000s

2008 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie [3]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Independent John Bowler 3,46634.0+34.0
Liberal Nat James2,54024.9-26.0
National Tony Crook 1,94219.0+19.0
Labor Mathew Cuomo1,79017.6-19.6
Greens Andy Huntley4614.5+0.2
Total formal votes10,19994.4-1.5
Informal votes6055.6+1.5
Turnout 10,80476.4
Two-candidate-preferred result
Independent John Bowler 5,46253.6+53.6
National Tony Crook 4,73146.4+46.4
Independent gain from Liberal Swing N/A
2005 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Matt Birney 5,57953.1+14.5
Labor James Donnelly3,62934.6-4.4
Greens Peter Gurger4344.1+0.4
Independent Leigh Varis Beswick4244.0+4.0
One Nation Robin Scott 2282.2-8.4
Christian Democrats Gregory Smart2052.0+2.0
Total formal votes10,49995.90.0
Informal votes4484.10.0
Turnout 10,94785.3
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Matt Birney 6,26059.6+8.6
Labor James Donnelly4,23640.4-8.6
Liberal hold Swing +8.6
2001 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Megan Anwyl 4,16838.9-7.8
Liberal Matt Birney 4,16038.8+6.6
One Nation Guy Hopkins1,12210.5+10.5
Greens Deborah Botica4013.7+3.7
Independent Duncan Griffin3923.7+3.7
Independent Don Green3323.1+3.1
Curtin Labor Alliance Ian Burt1381.3+1.3
Total formal votes10,71395.9-0.7
Informal votes4554.1+0.7
Turnout 11,16886.0
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Matt Birney 5,44751.1+5.5
Labor Megan Anwyl 5,20548.9-5.5
Liberal gain from Labor Swing +5.5

Elections in the 1990s

1996 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Megan Anwyl 4,98546.7-5.9
Liberal Karen McGay3,43532.2-2.6
National Doug Daws1,34912.6+12.6
Independent Darby Renton8988.4+8.4
Total formal votes10,66796.7+0.3
Informal votes3693.3-0.3
Turnout 11,03686.5
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Megan Anwyl 5,79354.4-3.2
Liberal Karen McGay4,85945.6+3.2
Labor hold Swing -3.2
1996 Kalgoorlie state by-election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Megan Anwyl 4,22345.5-7.2
Liberal Karen McGay3,55038.2+3.5
Independent Darby Renton6657.2+7.2
Independent Raymond Delbridge3784.1+4.1
Greens Richard McMahon2823.0+3.0
Democrats David Thackrah1581.7+1.7
David Churches330.4+0.4
Total formal votes9,28997.0+0.7
Informal votes2833.0-0.7
Turnout 9,57284.3-8.8
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Megan Anwyl 5,05554.4-3.3
Liberal Karen McGay4,23445.6+3.3
Labor hold Swing -3.3
1993 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Ian Taylor 5,05452.7-6.5
Liberal Gary Boyle3,32834.7+1.6
Independent Margaret Jones1,20912.6+12.6
Total formal votes9,59196.3+2.4
Informal votes3653.7-2.4
Turnout 9,95693.1+3.8
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ian Taylor 5,53257.7-3.7
Liberal Gary Boyle4,05942.3+3.7
Labor hold Swing -3.7

Elections in the 1980s

1989 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Ian Taylor 5,22459.2-18.1
Liberal Douglas Bowie2,91833.1+10.4
Independent John Burt3784.3+4.3
Independent Peter Girando2983.4+3.4
Total formal votes8,81893.9
Informal votes5696.1
Turnout 9,38789.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ian Taylor 5,41461.4-15.9
Liberal Douglas Bowie3,40438.6+15.9
Labor hold Swing -15.9
1986 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Ian Taylor 7,74380.1+8.5
Independent Stephanie Farrell1,92719.9+19.9
Total formal votes9,67096.60.0
Informal votes3413.40.0
Turnout 10,01189.5-1.2
Labor hold Swing +6.0
1983 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Ian Taylor 5,73571.6
Liberal Ross Lightfoot 1,87123.3
Independent Maxine Cable4085.1
Total formal votes8,01496.6
Informal votes2793.4
Turnout 8,29390.7
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ian Taylor 5,93874.1
Liberal Ross Lightfoot 2,07625.9
Labor hold Swing
1981 Kalgoorlie state by-election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Ian Taylor 4,15870.9+6.4
Liberal Robert Moffat1,70329.1-6.4
Total formal votes5,86198.7+3.9
Informal votes771.3-3.9
Turnout 5,93881.2-4.9
Labor hold Swing +6.4
1980 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Ted Evans 4,10964.5+2.5
Liberal Douglas Daws2,26435.5+3.9
Total formal votes6,37394.8-1.4
Informal votes3465.2+1.4
Turnout 6,71986.1-3.0
Labor hold Swing +0.9

Elections in the 1970s

1977 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Tom Evans 4,18462.0
Liberal Stuart Dunkley2,13231.6
Progress Graham Mills4346.4
Total formal votes6,75096.2
Informal votes2693.8
Turnout 7,01989.1
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Tom Evans 4,29263.6
Liberal Stuart Dunkley2,45836.4
Labor hold Swing
1974 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Tom Evans 3,62362.1
Liberal Max Finlayson1,86732.0
National Alliance Geoffrey Sands3465.9
Total formal votes5,83692.8
Informal votes4557.2
Turnout 6,29188.7
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Tom Evans 3,67563.0
Liberal Max Finlayson2,16137.0
Labor hold Swing
1971 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Tom Evans 3,90569.1-30.9
Liberal Ian Wedgewood1,40924.9+24.9
Democratic Labor Geoffrey Sands3366.0+6.0
Total formal votes5,65097.5
Informal votes1432.5
Turnout 5,79389.4
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Tom Evans 3,95570.0-30.0
Liberal Ian Wedgewood1,69530.0+30.0
Labor hold Swing N/A

Elections in the 1960s

1968 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Tom Evans unopposed
Labor hold Swing
1965 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Tom Evans unopposed
Labor hold Swing
1962 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Tom Evans 4,19576.3
Liberal and Country Graham Jonas1,30323.7
Total formal votes5,49899.1
Informal votes500.9
Turnout 5,54892.6
Labor hold Swing

Elections in the 1950s

1959 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Tom Evans 3,03870.2-0.3
Liberal and Country Percy Millington81718.9-10.6
Independent Harold Illingworth47611.0+11.0
Total formal votes4,33198.8+0.6
Informal votes521.2-0.6
Turnout 4,38392.5-0.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Tom Evans 75.6+5.1
Liberal and Country Percy Millington24.4-5.1
Labor hold Swing +5.1
1956 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Tom Evans 3,05270.5
Liberal and Country George Brand 1,27629.5
Total formal votes4,32898.2
Informal votes781.8
Turnout 4,40692.8
Labor hold Swing
1953 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Herbert Styants unopposed
Labor hold Swing
1950 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Herbert Styants 2,51367.0
Liberal and Country Albert Rogers1,23933.0
Total formal votes3,75298.1
Informal votes721.9
Turnout 3,82486.5
Labor hold Swing

Elections in the 1940s

1947 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Herbert Styants unopposed
Labor hold Swing
1943 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Herbert Styants unopposed
Labor hold Swing

Elections in the 1930s

1939 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Herbert Styants 2,67666.0+20.2
Nationalist Harold Kingsbury1,38034.0+34.0
Total formal votes4,05698.70.0
Informal votes521.30.0
Turnout 4,10892.8+35.2
Labor hold Swing N/A
1936 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Herbert Styants 1,10845.8+45.8
Labor James Cunningham 84535.0-30.2
Labor Robert Elliott46519.2+19.2
Total formal votes2,41898.7+1.2
Informal votes311.3-1.2
Turnout 2,44957.6-31.8
Two-candidate-preferred result
Labor Herbert Styants 1,35656.1
Labor James Cunningham 1,06243.9
Labor hold Swing N/A
1933 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor James Cunningham 1,93765.2-34.8
Nationalist Ernest Williams69823.5+23.5
Nationalist Francis O'Dea33711.3+11.3
Total formal votes2,97297.5
Informal votes772.5
Turnout 3,04989.4
Labor hold Swing N/A
1930 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor James Cunningham unopposed
Labor hold Swing

Elections in the 1920s

1927 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor James Cunningham 1,50952.5-10.2
Nationalist George Rainsford 89831.3+31.3
Independent James Cummins46616.2+16.2
Total formal votes2,87398.7-0.9
Informal votes371.3+0.9
Turnout 2,91086.3+21.5
Labor hold Swing N/A
1924 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor James Cunningham 1,80562.7+16.5
Ind. Nationalist Henry Raven83929.2+29.2
National Labor Charles Elliott 2348.1+3.2
Total formal votes2,87899.6+0.3
Informal votes110.4-0.3
Turnout 2,88964.8-10.9
Labor hold Swing N/A
1923 Kalgoorlie state by-election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor James Cunningham 1,23149.0+2.8
Goldfields CandidateHenry Raven73429.2+29.2
Independent William Ross38015.1+15.1
National Labor William Schwan1666.6+1.7
Total formal votes2,51199.6+0.3
Informal votes110.4-0.3
Turnout 2,52255.2-20.5
Two-candidate-preferred result
Labor James Cunningham 1,27350.7+3.7
Goldfields CandidateHenry Raven1,23849.3+49.3
Labor gain from Independent Swing N/A
1921 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Albert Green 1,59746.2-4.3
Ind. Nationalist John Boyland 1,26836.7+36.7
Nationalist Charles Cutbush42312.2+12.2
National Labor Walter Close1694.9+4.9
Total formal votes3,45799.3+0.8
Informal votes250.7-0.8
Turnout 3,48275.7+9.1
Two-candidate-preferred result
Ind. Nationalist John Boyland 1,83153.0
Labor Albert Green 1,62647.0
Ind. Nationalist gain from Labor Swing N/A

Elections in the 1910s

1917 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Albert Green 1,90250.5–49.5
Nationalist Charles Heppingstone73419.5+19.5
National Labor Harold Seddon 62616.6+16.6
Nationalist Henry Davidson50113.3+13.3
Total formal votes3,76398.5n/a
Informal votes591.5n/a
Turnout 3,82266.6n/a
Labor hold Swing –49.5
1914 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Albert Green unopposed
Labor hold Swing
1914 Kalgoorlie state by-election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor George McLeod 1,46265.4N/A
Liberal John Boileau77234.6+34.6
Total formal votes2,23699.7
Informal votes70.3
Turnout 2,24349.1
Labor hold Swing N/A
1911 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Albert Green 2,51086.6
Independent Mathias Richardson38913.4
Total formal votes2,89999.2
Informal votes220.8
Turnout 2,92160.2
Labor gain from Ministerial Swing

Elections in the 1900s

1908 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Ministerial Norbert Keenan 1,61458.3-2.6
Labour George McLeod1,15341.7+2.6
Total formal votes2,76799.6+0.4
Informal votes120.4-0.4
Turnout 2,77977.0+4.1
Ministerial hold Swing -2.6
1905 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Independent National Norbert Keenan 1,62960.9+13.0
Labour William Johnson 1,04539.1–13.0
Total formal votes2,67499.2–0.4
Informal votes210.8+0.4
Turnout 2,69572.9+14.0
Independent National gain from Labour Swing +13.0
1904 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour William Johnson 1,55652.1+14.4
Independent Norbert Keenan 1,43147.9+47.9
Total formal votes2,98799.6+7.1
Informal votes120.4–7.1
Turnout 3,00458.9+8.8
Labour hold Swing N/A
1901 Western Australian state election: Kalgoorlie
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour William Johnson 60631.7+31.7
Ministerial Charles Moran 50626.5+26.5
Opposition William Burton49525.9+25.9
Opposition Alfred Shaw30115.7+15.7
Independent John Stuart40.2+0.2
Total formal votes1,91292.5n/a
Informal votes1567.5n/a
Turnout 2,06850.1n/a
Labour win(new seat)

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References

  1. 2021 State General Election – Kalgoorlie District Results, WAEC
  2. Kalgoorlie District Profile and Results, 2017 State General Election, WAEC.
  3. "2008 State General Election Details: District of Kalgoorlie Results". Western Australian Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 22 March 2012. Retrieved 4 December 2011.