State By-elections 2011-current

Enrolment and Voter Participation

By-electionEnrolment Enrolment changes
via SmartRoll
Formal Votes Informal Votes Total Votes Participation Rate
%
Formality Rate
%
Penalty Notices Penalties as a
% of Roll
2017 North Shore 54,762 (a) 42,292 83743,129 78.8 98.1 (a)  (a) 
2017 Manly 55,105 (a) 42,827 1,14343,970 79.8 97.4 (a)  (a) 
2017 Gosford 55,935 (a) 46,287 1,285 47,572 85.0 97.3 (a)  (a)
2016 Canterbury 57,112 1,284 42,783 2,075 44,858 78.5 95.4 9,512 16.7
2016 Orange 56,242 1,165 48,344 1,343 49,687 88.3 97.3 5,138 9.1
2016 Wollongong 59,640 1,416 49,073 1,605 50,678 85.0 96.8 6,723 11.2
2014 Newcastle 54,032 3,667 41,318 2,327 43,645 80.8 94.7 8,268 15.3
2014 Charlestown 49,928 2,569 39,434 3,158 42,592 85.3 92.5 5,385 10.8
2013 Northern Tablelands 51,802 5,751 43,089 1,304 44,393 85.7 97.1 6,308 12.2
2013 Miranda 48,625 1,005 40,476 813 41,289 84.8 98 5,451 11.2
2012 Clarence 52,171 3,200 43,273 1,139 44,171 85.1 97.4 6,577 12.6
2012 Heffron 55,712 5,751 34,814  1,910 36,724 65.9 94.8 16,176 29.0
2012 Sydney 61,428 5,751 37,395 1,062 38,457 62.6 97.2 12,453 33.3

(a) Statistics will be populated once report is released.

Voting options used by Electors

By-election Postal Voting Pre-poll/
Declared Institution Voting
iVoteOrdinary Declaration Votes
(Enrol and Vote, Silent, Section)
2017 North Shore 3,197 8,1092,483 28,580 585
2017 Manly 2,337 5,9352,296 32,645 491
2017 Gosford 2,275 13,211 1,547 29,802 696
2016 Canterbury 1,260 6,240 2,203 34,775 378
2016 Orange 1,433 16,278 1,541 29,843 430
2016 Wollongong 1,568 8,481 2,511 37,445 661
2014 Newcastle 1,179 6,912 836 33,904 479
2014 Charlestown 1,615 6,332 763 33,170 311
2013 Northern Tablelands 1,311 11,672 1,859 29,170 381
2013 Miranda 2,407 5,810 679 32,201 192
2012 Clarence 1,098 8,023 1,246 33,466 338
2012 Heffron 2,755 2,735  798 30,021 415
2012 Sydney 2,590 4,829 2,192 28,415 333

Polling Locations and Staffing

By-election Pre-poll voting centres Polling Places Election Officials
2017 North Shore (a) 19 (a)
2017 Manly (a) 19(a)
2017 Gosford (a) 26 (a)
2016 Canterbury 2 29 193
2016 Orange 4 65 205
2016 Wollongong 2 39 182
2014 Newcastle 2 24 176
2014 Charlestown 2 24 132
2013 Northern Tablelands 5 44 90
2013 Miranda 2 18 138
2012 Clarence 3 44 225
2012 Heffron 3 23  181
2012 Sydney 3 23 181

Candidates and Cost

By-election Female
Candidates
Male
Candidates
Total
Candidates
Cost of By-election
$
2017 North Shore 4 4 8 (a)
2017 Manly 5 7 12 (a)
2017 Gosford 4 2 6 (a)
2016 Canterbury 2 1 3 692,142
2016 Orange 2 6 8 684,434
2016 Wollongong 2 3 5 669,499
2014 Newcastle 3 5 8 686,904
2014 Charlestown 4 5 9 416,788
2013 Northern Tablelands 3 4 7 303,000
2013 Miranda 1 5 6 350,647
2012 Clarence 2 6 8 531,828
2012 Heffron 2 2 4 432,209
2012 Sydney 1 4 5 464,000

(a) Statistics will be populated once report is released.