Electoral results for the district of Mundaring

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

Mundaring was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia from 1974 to 1989.

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 Mundaring

MemberPartyTerm
  James Moiler Labor 1974–1977
  Tom Herzfeld Liberal 1977–1983
  Gavan Troy Labor1983–1989

Election results

Elections in the 1980s

1986 Western Australian state election: Mundaring [1]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labor Gavan Troy 5,17053.2+5.2
Liberal Steven Hart4,15042.7-5.6
Democrats Rodney Gibbs3984.1+0.5
Total formal votes9,71898.1+0.6
Informal votes1901.9-0.6
Turnout 9,90891.2+1.9
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Gavan Troy 5,37455.3+5.2
Liberal Steven Hart4,34444.7-5.2
Labor hold Swing +5.2
1983 Mundaring state by-election
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labor Gavan Troy 3,64550.3+2.3
Liberal Thomas Herzfeld3,38746.7-1.6
Democrats Bryan Scott-Courtland1822.5-1.1
Independent Francesco Nesci310.4+0.4
Total formal votes7,24598.6+1.1
Informal votes1051.4-1.1
Turnout 7,35079.6-9.7
Labor hold Swing N/A
1983 Western Australian state election: Mundaring
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Tom Herzfeld 3,88648.3
Labor Gavan Troy 3,86248.0
Democrats Bryan Scott-Courtland2923.6
Total formal votes8,04097.5
Informal votes2022.5
Turnout 8,24289.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Gavan Troy 4,02850.1
Liberal Tom Herzfeld 4,01249.9
Labor gain from Liberal Swing
1980 Western Australian state election: Mundaring
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Tom Herzfeld 3,58846.5-2.7
Labor William Bartholomaeus3,42744.4-2.5
National Country Michael Johnson6979.0+9.0
Total formal votes7,71297.1+0.7
Informal votes2262.9-0.7
Turnout 7,93889.1-0.6
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Tom Herzfeld 4,12553.5+1.3
Labor William Batholomaeus3,58746.5-1.3
Liberal hold Swing +1.3

Elections in the 1970s

1977 Western Australian state election: Mundaring
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Liberal Tom Herzfeld 3,40949.2
Labor James Moiler 3,25046.9
Progress Bryan Scott-Courtland2743.9
Total formal votes6,93396.4
Informal votes2573.6
Turnout 7,19089.7
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Tom Herzfeld 3,61752.2+3.8
Labor James Moiler 3,31647.8-3.8
Liberal gain from Labor Swing +3.8
1974 Western Australian state election: Mundaring
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labor James Moiler 4,11954.5
Liberal Andrew Hugh2,80337.1
National Alliance Ivan Sands6408.5
Total formal votes7,56297.4
Informal votes2032.6
Turnout 7,76591.1
Two-party-preferred result
Labor James Moiler 4,21555.7
Liberal Andrew Hugh3,34744.3
Labor 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.