Electoral results for the district of Murdoch

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This is a list of results for the electoral district of Murdoch in Western Australian state elections for the district's two periods of existence from 1977 to 1989 and from 1996 to 2008.

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Members for Murdoch

First incarnation (1977–1989)
MemberPartyTerm
  Barry MacKinnon Liberal 1977–1989
Second incarnation (1996–2008)
  Mike Board Liberal 1996–2005
  Trevor Sprigg Liberal 2005–2008
  Christian Porter Liberal 2008

Election results

Elections in the 2000s

2008 Murdoch state by-election [1]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Christian Porter 13,12162.82+14.43
Greens Hsien Harper5,50226.34+19.01
Christian Democrats Ka-ren Chew1,6047.68+4.33
One Nation Neil Gilmour6593.16+2.19
Total formal votes20,88696.78+1.42
Informal votes6963.22-1.42
Turnout 21,58274.72-17.12
Two-candidate-preferred result
Liberal Christian Porter 14,48869.39+13.48
Greens Hsien Harper6,39230.61+30.61
Liberal hold Swing N/A
2005 Western Australian state election: Murdoch
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Trevor Sprigg 12,02448.39-0.99
Labor Jackie Ormsby8,82335.51+2.64
Greens Jan Currie1,8217.33-3.60
Christian Democrats Michael Dunjey8333.35+3.35
Family First Shayne Weller6552.64+2.54
Independent Damian Bramanis4521.82+1.82
One Nation Ursula Stone2400.96+0.87
Total formal votes24,84895.36-1.03
Informal votes1,2094.64+1.03
Turnout 26,05791.84+0.42
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Trevor Sprigg 13,89255.93-0.59
Labor Jackie Ormsby10,94544.07+0.59
Liberal hold Swing -0.59
2001 Western Australian state election: Murdoch
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Mike Board 10,43049.38-10.66
Labor Gavin Waugh6,94332.87+6.03
Greens Felicity McGeorge2,30810.93-2.18
Democrats Carole Pestana1,4426.83+6.83
Total formal votes21,12396.39+0.15
Informal votes7903.61-0.15
Turnout 21,91391.43+0.03
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Mike Board 11,90656.56-8.50
Labor Gavin Waugh9,14443.44+8.50
Liberal hold Swing -8.50

Elections in the 1990s

1996 Western Australian state election: Murdoch
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Mike Board 12,38760.04-0.42
Labor Monica Fitz5,53826.84-4.37
Greens Graham Lapthorne2,70513.11+13.11
Total formal votes20,63096.25-0.97
Informal votes8053.75+0.97
Turnout 21,43591.40-3.89
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Mike Board 13,40165.06-4.74
Labor Monica Fitz7,19734.94+4.74
Liberal hold Swing -4.74

Elections in the 1980s

1986 Western Australian state election: Murdoch
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Barry MacKinnon 13,60050.79-2.38
Labor Mark Johnson12,38546.26+1.09
Independent Anthony Greatwood5151.92+1.92
Independent Orlando Bertocchi2751.03+1.03
Total formal votes26,77598.01+0.06
Informal votes5451.99-0.06
Turnout 27,32093.34+2.25
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Barry MacKinnon 14,01252.33-1.61
Labor Mark Johnson12,76347.67+1.61
Liberal hold Swing -1.61
1983 Western Australian state election: Murdoch
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Barry MacKinnon 8,83253.17+4.42
Labor Eric Ripper 7,50345.17+2.72
Independent James Owen2761.66+1.66
Total formal votes16,61197.95+0.87
Informal votes3472.05-0.87
Turnout 16,95891.09+0.16
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Barry MacKinnon 8,96053.94+0.16
Labor Eric Ripper 7,65146.06-0.16
Liberal hold Swing +0.16
1980 Western Australian state election: Murdoch
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Barry MacKinnon 10,00648.75-3.68
Labor Garry Kelly8,71342.45-5.12
Democrats Richard Jeffreys1,8088.80+8.80
Total formal votes20,52797.08+0.04
Informal votes6182.92-0.04
Turnout 21,14590.93-1.59
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Barry MacKinnon 11,04053.78+1.32
Labor Garry Kelly9,48746.22-1.32
Liberal hold Swing +1.32

Elections in the 1970s

1977 Western Australian state election: Murdoch
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Barry MacKinnon 8,57252.43+11.0 [2]
Labor Garry Kelly7,77747.57-11.0 [2]
Total formal votes16,34997.06
Informal votes4962.94
Turnout 16,84592.52

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References

  1. "2008 Murdoch By-election - Results". Western Australian Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 27 April 2013. Retrieved 14 October 2012.
  2. 1 2 Based on booth votes in 1974, and attributed to significant demographic change in the area. Calculated by David Black in Black, David (1979). Hamilton, Barbara (ed.). In Firm Hands: The Western Australian State Election 1977. UWA Press. p. 196. ISBN   0-909751-37-4.