Electoral results for the district of Perth

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This is a list of results for the electoral district of Perth in Western Australian state elections from the district's creation in 1890 until the present.

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Members for Perth

Perth (1890–1950)
MemberPartyTerm
  Edward Scott Non-aligned1890–1892
  Thomas Molloy Non-aligned1892–1894
  George Randell Oppositionist1894–1897
  Lyall Hall Ministerialist1897–1901
  Frank Wilson Ministerialist1901
  William Purkiss Oppositionist1901–1904
  Harry Brown Ministerialist1904–1911
 Sir Walter Dwyer Labor 1911–1914
 Sir James Connolly Liberal1914–1917
  Robert Pilkington Nationalist 1917–1921
  Harry Mann Nationalist1921–1933
  Ted Needham Labor1933–1950
Perth (1961–present)
MemberPartyTerm
  Stanley Heal Labor 1962–1965
  Peter Durack Liberal 1965–1968
  Terry Burke Labor1968–1987
 Dr Ian Alexander Labor1987–1991
 Independent1991–1993
  Diana Warnock Labor1993–2001
  John Hyde Labor2001–2013
  Eleni Evangel Liberal2013–2017
  John Carey Labor2017–present

Election results

Elections in the 2010s

2017 Western Australian state election: Perth [1]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor John Carey 11,13746.5+10.5
Liberal Eleni Evangel 8,10033.8−15.1
Greens Hannah Milligan3,44914.4+1.6
Christians Ken Lim3411.4−0.0
Animal Justice Matt Hanson3251.4+1.4
Flux the System! Ben Ballingall2661.1+1.1
Micro Business Archie Hyde2050.9+0.9
Matheson for WA Ian Molyneux1480.6+0.6
Total formal votes23,97196.4+2.1
Informal votes9073.6−2.1
Turnout 24,87883.4+1.1
Two-party-preferred result
Labor John Carey 14,81561.8+14.6
Liberal Eleni Evangel 9,14838.2−14.6
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +14.6
2013 Western Australian state election: Perth [2]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Eleni Evangel 10,31848.6+12.0
Labor John Hyde 7,66636.1-4.8
Greens Jonathan Hallett2,70612.8-6.6
Christians Kevin Host3241.5-1.5
Independent Farida Iqbal1980.9+0.9
Total formal votes23,81293.2
Informal votes1,3006.8
Turnout 22,51286.4
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Eleni Evangel 11,16552.6+10.4
Labor John Hyde 10,04547.4-10.4
Liberal gain from Labor Swing +10.4

Elections in the 2000s

2008 Western Australian state election: Perth [3]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor John Hyde 7,72441.00–7.01
Liberal Chris Edwards6,90736.67+2.82
Greens Jonathan Hallett3,63119.28+6.47
Christian Democrats Guennadi Moukine5763.06+0.49
Total formal votes18,83794.90+0.01
Informal votes1,0135.10–0.01
Turnout 19,85081.42–6.36
Two-party-preferred result
Labor John Hyde 10,89957.84–2.96
Liberal Chris Edwards7,93742.16+2.96
Labor hold Swing –2.96
2005 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor John Hyde 11,30349.07+3.44
Liberal David Lagan7,59632.97+0.91
Greens Damian Douglas-Meyer2,98212.94+1.94
Christian Democrats Gus Loh5942.58+2.58
Independent Don Hyland3751.63+1.63
One Nation Marie Edmonds1860.81-3.34
Total formal votes23,03694.89+0.82
Informal votes1,2405.11-0.82
Turnout 24,27687.78+0.53
Two-party-preferred result
Labor John Hyde 14,28762.04+0.78
Liberal David Lagan8,74137.96-0.78
Labor hold Swing 0.78
2001 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor John Hyde 8,42345.63-1.33
Liberal Peter Boyle5,91832.06-5.01
Greens Su Hsien-Lee2,03111.00-0.53
Democrats Paul Hubbard8194.44+4.44
One Nation John Hakesley7664.15+4.15
Independent Dave Chambers3031.64+1.64
Julius Re1030.56+0.56
Roberto Jorquera990.53+0.53
Total formal votes18,46194.07-0.65
Informal votes1,1635.93+0.65
Turnout 19,62487.25+0.94
Two-party-preferred result
Labor John Hyde 11,26361.26+3.33
Liberal Peter Boyle7,12338.74-3.33
Labor hold Swing 3.33

Elections in the 1990s

1996 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Diana Warnock 8,50146.96+2.60
Liberal Janet Davidson6,71037.07-1.62
Greens Elena Jeffreys2,08711.53+5.19
Independent Raymond Conder8034.44
Other-10.61
Total formal votes18,10194.72+1.83
Informal votes1,0085.28-1.83
Turnout 19,10986.31-4.86
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Diana Warnock 10,46157.93+3.53
Liberal Janet Davidson7,59742.07-3.53
Labor hold Swing 3.53
1993 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Hal Colebatch 7,74142.4-0.7
Labor Diana Warnock 7,16739.3-6.6
Independent Kathleen Mallott1,3517.4+7.4
Greens Penelope Robinson1,3197.2+7.2
Democratic Socialist Michelle Hovane2761.5+1.5
Independent Christopher Bignell1450.8+0.8
Independent Life Addvalue1370.8+0.8
Alexander Manfrin1220.7+0.7
Total formal votes18,2587.1+1.3
Informal votes1,3987.1-1.3
Turnout 19,65691.2+2.7
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Diana Warnock 9,18250.3-0.9
Liberal Hal Colebatch 9,07649.7+0.9
Labor hold Swing -0.9

Elections in the 1980s

1989 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Ian Alexander 8,30545.9+12.8
Liberal Kim Hames 7,80643.1+3.9
Democrats Frederick Long1,0235.7+5.7
Grey Power Gerrard Taylor9745.4+5.4
Total formal votes18,10891.6
Informal votes1,6548.4
Turnout 19,76288.5
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ian Alexander 9,26351.2-8.5
Liberal Kim Hames 8,84548.8+8.5
Labor hold Swing -8.5
1987 Perth state by-election
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Ian Alexander 6,80556.2-7.1
Liberal Michael Lekias4,70738.8+5.4
EducationalistCharles Hall6075.0+5.0
Total formal votes12,11994.2-1.1
Informal votes7485.8+1.1
Turnout 12,86774.2-13.4
Labor hold Swing N/A
1986 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Terry Burke 9,64463.3-4.5
Liberal Peter Evans 5,09033.4+1.2
Independent Michael Crossing5103.3+3.3
Total formal votes15,24495.3-0.2
Informal votes7464.7+0.2
Turnout 15,99087.6+6.9
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Terry Burke 9,89364.9-2.9
Liberal Peter Evans 5,35135.1+2.9
Labor hold Swing -2.9
1983 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Terry Burke 9,02367.8
Liberal Peter Bogue4,28932.2
Total formal votes13,31295.5
Informal votes6304.5
Turnout 13,94280.7
Labor hold Swing
1980 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Terry Burke 6,63861.8+2.1
Liberal Bernard Smith3,51532.7-7.6
Independent James Connolly5975.5+5.5
Total formal votes10,75094.3-1.9
Informal votes6505.7+1.9
Turnout 11,40080.2-5.0
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Terry Burke 7,11666.2+6.5
Liberal Bernard Smith3,63433.8-6.5
Labor hold Swing +6.5

Elections in the 1970s

1977 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Terry Burke 7,52559.7
Liberal Hal Colebatch 5,08340.3
Total formal votes12,60896.2
Informal votes5043.8
Turnout 13,11285.2
Labor hold Swing
1974 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Terry Burke 6,99759.6
Liberal Julius Re3,76932.1
National Alliance Robert Burns5184.4
Australia William Barrett4563.9
Total formal votes11,74092.6
Informal votes9337.4
Turnout 12,67384.1
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Terry Burke 7,30362.2
Liberal Julius Re4,43737.8
Labor hold Swing
1971 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Terry Burke 5,00256.0+6.1
Liberal Bob Pike 2,85131.9-3.4
Democratic Labor John Martyr 5456.1+2.3
Independent Francesco Nesci3874.3+4.3
Independent John Dawson911.0+1.0
Independent Thomas Cain600.7+0.7
Total formal votes8,93691.0-4.7
Informal votes8889.0+4.7
Turnout 9,82484.9-1.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Terry Burke 5,35259.9+3.7
Liberal Bob Pike 3,58440.1-3.7
Labor hold Swing +3.7

Elections in the 1960s

1968 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Terry Burke 5,14149.89+2.49
Liberal Peter Durack 3,64335.35-12.05
Independent Paul Ritter1,12810.95+10.95
Democratic Labor William Spence3933.81-1.44
Total formal votes10,30895.74-0.23
Informal votes4584.26+0.23
Turnout 10,76386.19-1.33
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +3.86
1965 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Peter Durack 4,42847.40+7.02
Labor Stanley Heal 4,42247.33-6.03
Democratic Labor Terence Merchant4915.25-0.99
Total formal votes9,34195.97-1.56
Informal votes3914.03+1.56
Turnout 9,73387.52-2.45
Liberal gain from Labor Swing +6.32
1962 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Stanley Heal 5,48553.36
Liberal Raymond Waller Newland4,15140.38
Democratic Labor Terence Merchant6426.24
Total formal votes10,27897.53
Informal votes2602.47
Turnout 10,53889.97
Labor hold Swing N/A

Elections in the 1950s

Elections in the 1940s

Elections in the 1930s

Elections in the 1920s

Elections in the 1910s

1917 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Nationalist Robert Pilkington 1,58956.57
Labor Edmund Dunn92933.07
Nationalist Henry Mills29110.36
Total formal votes2,80996.60
Informal votes993.40
Turnout 2,908
1917 by-election: Perth (21 July 1917)
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Nationalist Robert Pilkington 1,02947.77
Nationalist Thomas Molloy 71333.10
Nationalist Francis Rea41219.13
Total formal votes2,15497.47
Informal votes562.53
Turnout 2,210
1914 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Walter Dwyer 1,50742.96
Liberal Sir James Connolly 1,34038.20
Liberal Arthur Berryman66118.84
Total formal votes3,50897.88
Informal votes762.12
Turnout 3,584
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Sir James Connolly 1,94155.33+8.64
Labor Walter Dwyer 1,56744.67–8.64
Liberal gain from Labor Swing +8.64
1911 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Walter Dwyer 1,93253.31
Ministerial Harry Brown 1,69246.69
Total formal votes3,62498.72
Informal votes471.28
Turnout 3,671

Elections in the 1900s

1908 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Ministerial Harry Brown 1,03771.91
MinisterialArthur O'Connor40528.09
Total formal votes1,44298.70
Informal votes191.30
Turnout 1,461
1905 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Ministerial Harry Brown 56752.99
Independent Charles Moran 33631.40
MinisterialHenry Braidwood16715.61
Total formal votes1,07098.17
Informal votes201.83
Turnout 1,090
1904 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Ministerial Harry Brown 99062.98
Labor Frederick Gates58237.02
Total formal votes1,57299.12
Informal votes140.88
Turnout 1,586
1901 ministerial by-election: Perth (6 December 1901)
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
William Purkiss 77254.37
Frank Wilson 64845.63
Total formal votes1,42099.37
Informal votes90.63
Turnout 1,429
1901 Western Australian state election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Opposition Frank Wilson 69165.37
Ministerial (Throssell) Thomas Molloy 36634.63
Total formal votes1,05799.16
Informal votes90.84
Turnout 1,066

Elections in the 1890s

1897 Western Australian colonial election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Ministerial (Forrest) Lyall Hall 26850.47
Opposition (Leake) Stephen Henry Parker 26349.53
Total formal votes53198.33
Informal votes91.67
Turnout 540
1894 Western Australian colonial election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
George Randell 37861.26
Thomas Molloy 23938.74
Total formal votes61798.56
Informal votes91.44
Turnout 62666.10
1892 by-election: Perth (12 January 1892)
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Thomas Molloy 18753.74
Edward Vivien Harvey Keane 16146.36
Total formal votes34895.60
Informal votes164.39
Turnout 36477.78
1890 Western Australian colonial election: Perth
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Edward Scott 23461.58
Edward Kay Courthope14638.42
Total formal votes380
Turnout 38083.52

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References

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