Wairarapa (New Zealand electorate)

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Wairarapa electorate boundaries used since the 2008 election

Wairarapa is a New Zealand parliamentary electorate. It was first created in 1858 (with the first election in 1859) and existed until 1881. It was recreated in 1887 and has since existed continuously. In the early years, the electorate was for a time represented by two members. Wairarapa has been held by Kieran McAnulty since the 2020 election.

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Population centres

The initial 24 New Zealand electorates were defined by Governor George Grey in March 1853, based on the New Zealand Constitution Act 1852 that had been passed by the British government. The Constitution Act also allowed the House of Representatives to establish new electorates, and this was first done in 1858, when four new electorates were formed by splitting existing electorates. [1] Wairarapa was one of those four electorates, and it was established by splitting the Wairarapa and Hawke's Bay electorate, and incorporating areas that previously did not belong to any electorate. [2] Settlements in the initial area were Featherston, Carterton, Eketahuna, and Pahiatua. [3] For the 1860 election, there were 266 voters registered. [4]

In the 1887 electoral redistribution, although the Representation Commission was required through the Representation Act 1887 to maintain existing electorates "as far as possible", rapid population growth in the North Island required the transfer of three seats from the South Island to the north. Ten new electorates were created, and one former electorate, Wairarapa, was recreated. [5]

The electorate boundaries were last adjusted in the 2007 redistribution. [6] No boundary adjustments were undertaken in the subsequent 2013/14 or 2019/20 redistributions. [7]

The current electorate includes the following population centres (approximate population in brackets) from the Wairarapa area of the Wellington region, the Tararua District (part of the Manawatū-Whanganui region) and the Central Hawke's Bay District (part of the Hawke's Bay region):

History

The first election was held on 7 November 1859, and Charles Carter was the first representative until 1865, when he resigned. [8] [8] He was succeeded by Henry Bunny from 1865 to 1881. [9] Since 1871, the electorate had two representatives, [10] and the second one was John Chapman Andrew until he resigned in 1877, succeeded by George Beetham from 1877 to 1881. [11]

From 1881 to 1887 Wairarapa was replaced by two electorates; Wairarapa North and Wairarapa South. From 1887, they were replaced by the Masterton and Wairarapa electorates. [12]

Between 1899 and 1919 the Wairarapa electorate swung between Walter Clarke Buchanan the Conservative then Reform candidate and J. T. Marryat Hornsby the Liberal candidate, changing hands in 1902, 1905, 1908 and 1914. [13] Buchanan's support was in the rural areas, and Hornsby's was in the small towns.

From 1919 to 1928 the electorate was represented by Alexander McLeod for Reform. [14] In 1928 he was defeated by Thomas William McDonald the United (Liberal) candidate, but in 1931 McLeod won the seat back. [15]

Ben Roberts represented the electorate for the Labour Party from the 1935 election until 1946, when he retired. [16] In the 1943 election, Roberts was unsuccessfully challenged by National's Jimmy Maher. [17]

In the 1987 election, Reg Boorman won the initial count by one vote, but Creech later challenged that result on the grounds that Boorman had violated new laws about election spending. Creech also challenged more than 200 votes (on various grounds). The Electoral Court upheld Creech's petition, and Creech won the seat in 1988 with a majority of 34 votes (9994 to 9960). [18]

Creech held the Wairarapa electorate for four parliamentary terms. In December 1997, he became Deputy Leader of the National Party. That gave him number two on the National party list, and he did not contest an electorate in the 1999 election. The National Party stood Paul Henry in the election, but to the general surprise of political commentators, the typically right-leaning electorate was won by Labour's Georgina Beyer with a 3,033 vote majority to become the world's first transsexual member of parliament. [19] At the 2002 election, Beyer was easily re-elected with an increased majority of 6,372 votes. [20] Beyer stood in the 2005 election as a list-only candidate, and the Wairarapa electorate was won by John Hayes of the National Party. [21] Hayes held the electorate for three parliamentary terms and retired at the 2014 election, [21] [22] when he was succeeded by National's Alastair Scott. [23]

Members of Parliament

Key

  Independent     Conservative     Liberal     Reform     United     Labour     National     NZ First   

Single-member electorate

ElectionWinner
1859 election Charles Carter
1860 election
1865 by-election Henry Bunny
1866 election

Multi-member electorate

ElectionWinner
1871 election Henry Bunny John Chapman Andrew
1876 election
1877 by-election George Beetham
1879 election

Single-member electorate

ElectionWinner
1887 election Walter Clarke Buchanan
1890 election
1893 election
1896 election
1899 election J. T. Marryat Hornsby
1902 election Walter Clarke Buchanan
1905 election J. T. Marryat Hornsby
1908 election Walter Clarke Buchanan
1911 election
1914 election J. T. Marryat Hornsby
1919 election Alexander McLeod
1922 election
1925 election
1928 election Thomas McDonald
1931 election Alexander McLeod
1935 election Ben Roberts
1938 election
1943 election
1946 election Garnet Mackley
1949 election Bert Cooksley
1951 election
1954 election
1957 election
1960 election
1963 election Haddon Donald
1966 election
1969 election Jack Williams
1972 election
1975 election Ben Couch
1978 election
1981 election
1984 election Reg Boorman
1987 election
1988 [note 1] Wyatt Creech
1990 election
1993 election
1996 election
1999 election Georgina Beyer
2002 election
2005 election John Hayes
2008 election
2011 election
2014 election Alastair Scott
2017 election
2020 election Kieran McAnulty

List MPs

Members of Parliament elected from party lists in elections where that person also unsuccessfully contested the Wairarapa electorate. Unless otherwise stated, all MPs terms began and ended at general elections.

ElectionWinner
2002 election Edwin Perry
2014 election Ron Mark
2017 election
Kieran McAnulty
  1. The election of Reg Boorman was overturned by the Electoral Court on 12 July 1988

Election results

2020 election

2020 general election: Wairarapa [24]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green check.svgY or Red x.svgN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

PartyCandidateVotes%±%Party votes%±%
Labour Kieran McAnulty 22,04248.95+14.7521,67347.88+15.80
National Mike Butterick15,49734.41-6.6913,16529.08-19.72
NZ First Ron Mark 3,2787.28-12.161,5453.41-6.92
Green Celia Wade-Brown 1,3593.01-1.212,3295.14+0.32
ACT Roger Greenslade1,0762.38+2.054,1369.13+8.73
New Conservative Warren Butterworth5871.306701.48+1.27
Advance NZ Nigel Anthony Gray4430.984641.02
Independent Aileen Haeata1090.24
Opportunities  4901.08-0.95
Legalise Cannabis  1670.36-0.01
ONE  1370.30
Māori  1250.27-0.25
Outdoors  500.11+0.04
Vision NZ  120.02
Social Credit  90.02+0.01
Sustainable NZ  90.02
TEA  50.01
Heartland  50.01
Informal votes636279
Total Valid votes45,02745,264
Turnout 45,264
Labour gain from National Majority6,54514.53+7.15

2017 election

2017 general election: Wairarapa [25]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green check.svgY or Red x.svgN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

PartyCandidateVotes%±%Party votes%±%
National Green check.svgY Alastair Scott 16,51441.40-2.2019,75048.80-3.51
Labour Kieran McAnulty 13,64234.208.7912,98432.0811.52
NZ First Ron Mark 7,75319.44-3.764,18010.33-0.84
Green John Hart1,6834.220.011,9504.82-3.53
Independent James Harold1640.41
ACT Roger Greenslade1300.330.091620.400.07
Opportunities  8212.03
Māori  2090.52-0.05
Legalise Cannabis  1500.37-0.10
Conservative  860.21-4.11
Ban 1080  810.20-0.18
Outdoors  290.07
United Future  200.05-0.11
People's Party  240.06
Democrats  80.010.00
Mana  80.02-0.42 [lower-alpha 1]
Internet  60.01-0.43 [lower-alpha 2]
Informal votes346134
Total Valid votes39,88640,468
Turnout 40,602
National holdMajority2,8727.20-11.00

2014 election

2014 general election: Wairarapa [26]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green check.svgY or Red x.svgN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

PartyCandidateVotes%±%Party votes%±%
National Alastair Scott 16,22343.60-9.0519,63452.32+0.79
Labour Kieran McAnulty 9,45225.41-6.237,71220.56-2.74
NZ First Ron Mark 8,63023.20+23.204,39311.17+3.35
Green John Hart1,5664.21-4.203,1348.35-1.48
Conservative Brent Reid8162.19-2.161,6224.32+0.57
Māori Ra Smith1810.49+0.492090.57-0.05
ACT Shane Atkinson900.24-0.801240.33-1.00
Legalise Cannabis  1750.47-0.10
Internet Mana  1640.44+0.23
Ban 1080  1420.38+0.38
United Future  590.16-0.52
Civilian  220.06+0.06
Independent Coalition  80.02+0.02
Democrats  70.02-0.02
Focus  40.01+0.01
Informal votes246116
Total Valid votes37,20437,525
National holdMajority6,77118.20-3.19

2011 election

2011 general election: Wairarapa [27]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green check.svgY or Red x.svgN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

PartyCandidateVotes%±%Party votes%±%
National Green check.svgY John Hayes 17,88152.65+1.6318.04651.53+2.87
Labour Michael Bott10,74631.64-0.778,16123.30-7.93
Green Sea Rotmann 2,8568.41+3.243,4429.83+4.08
Conservative Brent Reid1,4764.35+4.351,3143.75+3.75
Libertarianz Richard McGrath6521.92+0.67940.27+0.10
ACT Shane Atkinson3521.04-0.954671.33-3.19
NZ First  2,7387.82+2.26
United Future  2380.68+0.004
Māori  2180.62-0.10
Legalise Cannabis  2000.57+0.24
Mana  750.21+0.21
Alliance  140.04-0.09
Democrats  140.04+0.02
Informal votes1,116294
Total Valid votes33,96335,021
National holdMajority7,13521.01+2.40

Electorate (as at 26 November 2011): 46,425 [28]

2008 election

2008 general election: Wairarapa [29]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green check.svgY or Red x.svgN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

PartyCandidateVotes%±%Party votes%±%
National Green check.svgY John Hayes 18,52451.02+8.3117,86048.66+3.54
Labour Denise MacKenzie11,76632.41-1.7111,46431.23-4.83
NZ First Edwin Perry 2,6467.29-9.282,0405.56-3.37
Green Michael Woodcock1,8785.17+1.612,1095.75+1.18
ACT Shane Atkinson7211.99+1.011,6604.52+3.38
Libertarianz Richard McGrath4531.25+1.25610.17+0.13
United Future Graeme Reeves 2190.60-0.542480.68-1.33
Alliance Amy Tubman1010.28+0.28470.13+0.04
Bill and Ben  2810.77+0.77
Māori  2660.72+0.21
Progressive  2510.68-0.13
Kiwi  1730.47+0.47
Legalise Cannabis  1220.33+0.10
Family Party  800.22+0.22
Workers Party  140.04+0.04
Pacific  120.03+0.03
Democrats  90.020.00
RAM  50.01+0.01
RONZ  20.01-0.01
Informal votes298131
Total Valid votes36,30836,704
National holdMajority6,75818.61+10.02

2005 election

2005 general election: Wairarapa [30]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green check.svgY or Red x.svgN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

PartyCandidateVotes%±%Party votes%±%
National John Hayes 13,68142.71+19.4314,59945.12+20.39
Labour Denise MacKenzie10,92934.12-9.7711,66936.06-2.16
NZ First Edwin Perry 5,30816.57+11.552,8898.93-2.68
Green Claire Bleakley1,1413.56-0.781,4784.57-1.31
United Future Graeme Reeves 3641.14-0.866512.01-3.58
ACT Graeme Tulloch3140.98-1.043701.14-4.56
Māori Cissie Walker2930.91+0.911650.51+0.51
Progressive  2610.81-0.79
Destiny  820.25+0.25
Legalise Cannabis  760.23-0.34
Christian Heritage  400.12-2.75
Alliance  290.09-0.91
Libertarianz  130.04+0.04
Democrats  80.02+0.02
Family Rights  60.02+0.02
One NZ  60.02-0.08
RONZ  60.02+0.02
99 MP  50.02+0.02
Direct Democracy  40.01+0.01
Informal votes243124
Total Valid votes32,03032,357
National gain from Labour Majority2,7528.59-12.01

2002 election

2002 general election: Wairarapa [31]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green check.svgY or Red x.svgN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

PartyCandidateVotes%±%Party votes%±%
Labour Green check.svgY Georgina Beyer 13,57243.89-2.3211,86738.22+1.91
National Ian Buchanan7,20023.28-13.617,67824.73-6.53
Christian Heritage Merepeka Raukawa-Tait 5,85218.92+17.078912.87+0.13
NZ First Edwin Perry 1,5525.02+2.523,60511.61+7.30
Green Sarah Millington8612.78+0.551,8275.88+1.28
ACT Ian MacFarlane6252.02-0.021,7705.70-1.48
United Future Frank Owen6172.00+1.391,7355.59+4.30
Progressive Bill Henderson2230.724981.60
Alliance Gerald Tait1590.51-7.023111.00-9.05
ORNZ  5251.69
Legalise Cannabis  1780.57-0.58
One NZ  320.10-0.06
Mana Māori  50.02+0.01
NMP  30.01Steady
Informal votes264121
Total Valid votes30,92531,046
Labour holdMajority6,37220.60+11.28

1999 election

1999 general election: Wairarapa [32] [33]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green check.svgY or Red x.svgN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

PartyCandidateVotes%±%Party votes%±%
Labour Georgina Beyer 15,04046.21+32.1211,89736.31+12.38
National Paul Henry 12,00636.89-8.2710,24231.26-1.55
Alliance Cathy Casey 2,4517.53-13.143,29410.05-3.64
NZ First Rob Harris8132.50-11.571,4134.31-11.45
Green Laurence Boomert7252.231,5064.60
ACT Paul Booth6632.04-0.272,3527.18+0.74
Christian Heritage Mike Lloyd6021.85-0.388982.74-1.26
Future NZ John Allen1970.612730.83
Natural Law Ian Douglas470.14-0.02290.09-0.19
Legalise Cannabis  3781.15-0.36
Libertarianz  1850.56+0.54
United NZ  1520.46-0.15
McGillicuddy Serious  590.18-0.11
Animals First  430.13Steady
One NZ  150.16
Republican  90.03+0.03
Mauri Pacific  60.01
Mana Māori  40.01-0.02
People's Choice Party 30.01
NMP  20.01
South Island  20.01
Informal votes557337
Total Valid votes32,54532,765
Labour gain from National Majority3,0339.32-15.17

1996 election

1996 general election: Wairarapa [34]
Notes:

Blue background denotes the winner of the electorate vote.
Pink background denotes a candidate elected from their party list.
Yellow background denotes an electorate win by a list member, or other incumbent.
A Green check.svgY or Red x.svgN denotes status of any incumbent, win or lose respectively.

PartyCandidateVotes%±%Party votes%±%
National Green check.svgY Wyatt Creech 14,50545.1610,56232.81
Alliance Dave MacPherson6,63820.674,40913.69
Labour Lynette Stutz4,52514.097,70423.93
NZ First George Groombridge 4,51914.075,07415.76
ACT Derek Daniell7422.312,0726.44
Christian Coalition Mike Lloyd7172.231,2874.00
McGillicuddy Serious Vince Terreni2360.74950.29
Progressive Green Mathew Horrocks1600.501050.33
Natural Law Bruce Brown530.16900.28
World Socialist Christopher Fackney270.08
Legalise Cannabis  4861.51
United NZ  1980.61
Animals First  430.13
Superannuitants & Youth  180.06
Conservatives  140.04
Mana Māori  100.03
Green Society  80.02
Libertarianz  70.02
Asia Pacific  40.01
Ethnic Minority  40.01
Advance NZ  30.01
Te Tawharau  20.01
Informal votes185112
Total Valid votes32,12232,195
National holdMajority7,86724.49

1993 election

1993 general election: Wairarapa [35]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
National Wyatt Creech 9,004 41.60 -11.53
Labour Peter Teahan6,77531.30
Alliance Dave MacPherson4,16219.23+10.97
NZ First Jayne Routhan1,0514.85
Christian Heritage Mike Lloyd5972.75
Natural Law Ken Reinsfield510.23
Majority2,22910.30-10.12
Turnout 21,64086.68+0.57
Registered electors 24,963

1990 election

1990 general election: Wairarapa [36]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
National Wyatt Creech 10,767 53.13 -4.43
Labour Pauline Moran6,62632.69
NewLabour Dave MacPherson1,6748.26
Christian Heritage G Hounsell6513.21
Social Credit R Muir2361.16
McGillicuddy Serious S Neilsen1990.98
Democrats G J Shakes1120.55-2.19
Majority4,14120.43+20.27
Turnout 20,26586.11-6.08
Registered electors 23,532

1987 election

1987 general election: Wairarapa [37]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
National Wyatt Creech 9,994 48.70
Labour Reg Boorman 9,96048.54+6.35
Democrats G J Shakes5642.74
Majority340.16
Turnout 20,51892.19-2.32
Registered electors 22,256

1984 election

1984 general election: Wairarapa [37]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Reg Boorman 9,009 42.19
National Ben Couch 8,61540.34-3.54
NZ Party Simon Bliss2,90813.61
Social Credit M C Jury8193.83
Majority3941.84
Turnout 21,35194.51+2.98
Registered electors 22,589

1981 election

1981 general election: Wairarapa [37]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
National Ben Couch 8,569 43.88 -1.45
Labour Tom Gemmell7,02335.96
Social Credit Wally Cowl3,93620.15+7.89
Majority1,5467.91+3.68
Turnout 19,52891.53+13.07
Registered electors 21,333

1978 election

1978 general election: Wairarapa [37]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
National Ben Couch 8,968 45.33 -4.10
Labour Allan Levett8,13141.10
Social Credit Wally Cowl2,42612.26+6.03
Values Chris Hackney2581.30
Majority8374.23-3.61
Turnout 19,78378.46-10.24
Registered electors 25,213

1975 election

1975 general election: Wairarapa [37]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
National Ben Couch 9,245 49.43 +5.17
Labour Jack Williams 7,77741.58-9.20
Social Credit Wally Cowl1,1676.23
Values Bill Ashdown5142.74
Majority1,4687.84
Turnout 18,70388.70-3.53
Registered electors 21,085

1972 election

1972 general election: Wairarapa [37]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Jack Williams 8,459 50.78 +2.75
National Ben Couch 7,37344.26
Social Credit Jack Morrow6984.19
Liberal Reform Timothy Carlton Bunny940.56
New Democratic Harold Knox320.19
Majority1,0866.52+3.71
Turnout 16,65692.23+0.28
Registered electors 18,058

1969 election

1969 general election: Wairarapa [38]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Jack Williams 7,981 48.03 +5.44
National Haddon Donald 7,51445.22-0.83
Social Credit Jack Morrow1,1216.74
Majority4672.81
Turnout 16,61692.51+1.77
Registered electors 17,961

1966 election

1966 general election: Wairarapa [38]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
National Haddon Donald 7,080 46.05 -1.75
Labour Jack Williams 6,54742.59-1.83
Social Credit Roly Marks 1,74511.35
Majority5333.46+0.09
Turnout 15,37290.74-1.53
Registered electors 16,940

1963 election

1963 general election: Wairarapa [38]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
National Haddon Donald 7,100 47.80
Labour Jack Williams 6,59944.42
Social Credit Robert Crawford1,1547.76-1.81
Majority5013.37
Turnout 14,85392.27-0.90
Registered electors 16,097

1960 election

1960 general election: Wairarapa [38]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
National Bert Cooksley 7,887 52.10 +3.90
Labour Allan George Goldsmith5,79938.31
Social Credit Robert Crawford1,4509.57
Majority3,24121.41+14.25
Turnout 15,13693.17-1.43
Registered electors 16,244

1957 election

1957 general election: Wairarapa [38]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
National Bert Cooksley 7,121 48.20 -1.11
Labour Bob Wilkie6,06341.04+3.38
Social Credit John Eric Feast1,58810.75-2.26
Majority1,0587.16-4.48
Turnout 14,77294.60+1.40
Registered electors 15,615

1954 election

1954 general election: Wairarapa [38]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
National Bert Cooksley 7,160 49.31 -7.80
Labour Bob Wilkie5,46937.66
Social Credit John Eric Feast1,89013.01
Majority1,69111.64-2.59
Turnout 14,51993.20+0.98
Registered electors 15,578

1951 election

1951 General election: Wairarapa [38]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
National Bert Cooksley 8,155 57.11 +3.73
Labour George Anders Hansen6,12342.88-3.73
Majority2,03214.23+7.47
Turnout 14,27892.22-3.45
Registered electors 15,482

1949 election

1949 general election: Wairarapa [39]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
National Bert Cooksley 7,596 53.38
Labour George Anders Hansen6,63346.61-2.54
Majority9636.76
Turnout 14,22995.67+1.11
Registered electors 14,872

1946 election

1946 general election: Wairarapa [40]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
National Garnet Mackley 7,095 50.84
Labour George Anders Hansen6,86049.15
Majority2351.68
Turnout 13,95594.56+3.25
Registered electors 14,757

1943 election

1943 general election: Wairarapa [41]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Ben Roberts 4,806 47.34 -3.67
National Jimmy Maher 4,65545.86
Democratic Labour Robert Crawford4244.17
Independent William Francis Smithson1201.18
Informal votes1451.42+0.98
Majority1511.48-6.40
Turnout 10,15091.31-1.97
Registered electors 11,115

1938 election

1938 general election: Wairarapa [42]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Ben Roberts 5,293 53.71 +14.77
National James Frederick Thompson 4,51645.83
Informal votes440.44-1.22
Majority7777.88+7.54
Turnout 9,85393.28+4.57
Registered electors 10,562

1935 election

1935 general election: Wairarapa [43]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labour Ben Roberts 3,681 38.94
United John Wiltshire Card3,64838.59
Democrat Thomas William McDonald 2,03321.50-24.95
Independent Hans Carl Thomsen910.96
Informal votes1571.66-0.03
Majority330.34
Turnout 9,45388.71+5.38
Registered electors 10,655

1931 election

1931 general election: Wairarapa [44]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Reform Alexander Donald McLeod 4,641 53.55 +6.74
United Thomas William McDonald 4,02546.45-6.74
Majority6167.11+0.74
Informal votes1491.69+0.39
Turnout 8,81583.33-4.91
Registered electors 10,579

1928 election

1928 general election: Wairarapa [45]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
United Thomas William McDonald 4,726 53.18
Reform Alexander Donald McLeod 4,16046.82
Majority5666.37
Informal votes1171.30
Turnout 9,00388.24
Registered electors 10,203

1899 election

1899 general election: Wairarapa [46]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal J. T. Marryat Hornsby 1,974 51.17
Conservative Walter Clarke Buchanan 1,81847.12
Independent Coleman Phillips [47] [48] 661.71
Majority1564.04
Turnout 3,85882.54
Registered electors 4,674

1893 election

1893 general election: Wairarapa [49] [50]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Walter Clarke Buchanan 1,806 50.89 ±0
Liberal George Augustus Fairbrother [51] 1,11631.45
Liberal Charles Pownall [52] 62717.67
Majority69019.44+3.26
Turnout 3,54981.12+9.41
Registered electors 4,375

1890 election

1890 general election: Wairarapa [53]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Conservative Walter Clarke Buchanan 987 58.09
Liberal Henry Bunny 71241.91
Majority27516.18
Turnout 1,69971.71
Registered electors 2,369

Table footnotes

  1. 2017 Mana Party swing is relative to the votes for Internet-Mana in 2014; it shared a party list with the Internet Party in the 2014 election
  2. 2017 Internet Party swing is relative to the votes for Internet-Mana in 2014; it shared a party list with Mana Party in the 2014 election

Notes

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  2. McRobie 1989, pp. 28f.
  3. McRobie 1989, p. 32.
  4. McRobie 1989, p. 33.
  5. McRobie 1989, pp. 50–53.
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  8. 1 2 Wilson 1985, p. 188.
  9. Wilson 1985, p. 187.
  10. Wilson 1985, p. 274.
  11. Wilson 1985, pp. 180, 183.
  12. Wilson 1985, pp. 266–267, 274.
  13. Wilson 1985, pp. 186, 206.
  14. Wilson 1985, p. 217.
  15. Wilson 1985, pp. 214, 217.
  16. Wilson 1985, p. 201.
  17. Gustafson 1986, p. 332.
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  35. Part 1: Votes recorded at each polling place (Technical report). New Zealand Chief Electoral Office. 1993. p. 125.
  36. Part 1: Votes recorded at each polling place (Technical report). New Zealand Chief Electoral Office. 1990. p. 131.
  37. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Norton 1988, p. 374.
  38. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Norton 1988, p. 373.
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