Electoral results for the district of Mount Lawley

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

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Members for Mount Lawley

Mount Lawley (1950–1989)
MemberPartyTerm
  Arthur Abbott Liberal 1950–1956
  Edward Oldfield Independent Liberal1956–1962
  Ray O'Connor Liberal1962–1984
  George Cash Liberal1984–1989
Mount Lawley (2008–present)
MemberPartyTerm
  Michael Sutherland Liberal2008–2017
  Simon Millman Labor 2017–present

Election results

Elections in the 2010s

2017 Western Australian state election: Mount Lawley [1]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labor Simon Millman 9,64240.8+7.8
Liberal Michael Sutherland 9,62140.7−13.3
Greens Matt Roberts2,93812.4+2.6
Christians Janelle van Burgel5832.5+0.3
Animal Justice Kandi Revian4972.1+2.1
Micro Business Alexandra Farsalas3521.5+1.5
Total formal votes23,63395.6+2.0
Informal votes1,0994.4−2.0
Turnout 24,73288.1+1.4
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Simon Millman 12,76754.1+12.9
Liberal Michael Sutherland 10,85846.0−12.9
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +12.9
2013 Western Australian state election: Mount Lawley
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Michael Sutherland 11,53754.5+9.6
Labor Bob Kucera 6,88832.6–2.8
Greens Tim Clifford 2,0869.9–3.6
Christians Paul Connelly4522.1–0.8
Family First Dave Bolt1870.9–0.6
Total formal votes21,15093.6-0.9
Informal votes1,4466.4+0.9
Turnout 22,59689.4
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Michael Sutherland 12,55159.4+7.7
Labor Bob Kucera 8,59440.6–7.7
Liberal hold Swing +7.7

Elections in the 2000s

2008 Western Australian state election: Mount Lawley [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Michael Sutherland 8,60746.4+8.1
Labor Karen Brown6,48735.0-10.5
Greens Chris Dickinson2,63914.2+4.9
Christian Democrats Paul Connelly5162.8+0.0
Family First Kay Warwick3051.6+0.1
Total formal votes18,55494.6
Informal votes1,0495.4
Turnout 19,60385.7
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Michael Sutherland 9,68052.2+8.1
Labor Karen Brown8,86547.8-8.1
Liberal gain from Labor Swing +8.1

Elections in the 1980s

1986 Western Australian state election: Mount Lawley
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal George Cash 8,61552.1-0.9
Labor Kenneth Withers7,91447.9+2.4
Total formal votes16,52997.5+0.7
Informal votes4312.5-0.7
Turnout 16,96092.8+5.2
Liberal hold Swing -1.3
1984 Mount Lawley state by-election
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal George Cash 7,49251.5-1.5
Labor Kenneth Withers6,21442.7-2.8
Democrats Julia Melland5443.7+3.7
Independent Frank Ash2912.0+2.0
Total formal votes14,54196.9+0.1
Informal votes4653.1-0.1
Turnout 15,00679.9-7.7
Liberal hold Swing N/A
1983 Western Australian state election: Mount Lawley
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Ray O'Connor 7,90953.0
Labor Desmond Hoffman6,78945.5
Communist Cedric Beidatsch2171.5
Total formal votes14,91596.8
Informal votes4993.2
Turnout 15,41487.6
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Ray O'Connor 7,96553.4
Labor Desmond Hoffman6,95046.6
Liberal hold Swing
1980 Western Australian state election: Mount Lawley
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Ray O'Connor 7,40154.3-2.3
Labor Leslie Whittle4,88535.8-1.9
Democrats Ronald Downie1,3489.9+9.9
Total formal votes13,63495.6-1.0
Informal votes6204.4+1.0
Turnout 14,25488.4-1.7
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Ray O'Connor 8,07559.2-0.3
Labor Leslie Whittle5,55940.8+0.3
Liberal hold Swing -0.3

Elections in the 1970s

1977 Western Australian state election: Mount Lawley
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Ray O'Connor 8,19656.6
Labor Athol Monck5,45937.7
Independent Malcolm Hall8245.7
Total formal votes14,47996.6
Informal votes5023.4
Turnout 14,98190.1
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Ray O'Connor 8,60859.5
Labor Athol Monck5,87140.5
Liberal hold Swing
1974 Western Australian state election: Mount Lawley
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Ray O'Connor 7,44153.2
Labor Arthur Chauncy5,60840.1
National Alliance John Poole9496.8
Total formal votes13,99895.6
Informal votes6404.4
Turnout 14,63889.9
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Ray O'Connor 8,24758.9
Labor Arthur Chauncy5,75141.1
Liberal hold Swing
1971 Western Australian state election: Mount Lawley
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Ray O'Connor 6,05650.6-9.4
Labor Michael Helm4,88140.8+0.8
Democratic Labor Keith Anderson1,0278.6+8.6
Total formal votes11,96495.6-0.7
Informal votes5534.4+0.7
Turnout 12,51789.4-2.0
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Ray O'Connor 6,79456.8-3.2
Labor Michael Helm5,17043.2+3.2
Liberal hold Swing -3.2

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References

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