1996 Clarence By-election

State Electoral District - Clarence Results 1996 (byelection)

Summary - Detailed - Preferential

Summary

ELECTORAL DISTRICT OF CLARENCE
By Election Results
Total Number of Electors Enrolled - 39,919

Summary of First Preference Votes Polled for Each Candidate

Candidate Party % Votes
Woods ALP 51.29 18,030
Wrightson AD 4.02 1,415
Sharman GNS 2.98 1,049
Knight NP 41.71 14,662
Informal 451
Total Votes Counted 35,607

Detailed

ELECTORAL DISTRICT OF CLARENCE
By Election Results
Total Number of Electors Enrolled - 39,919

Number of First Preference Votes Polled for Each Candidate

Polling Places Woods
(ALP)
Wrightson
(AD)
Sharman
(GNS)
Knight
(NP)
Total Formal Votes Informal Votes Total Votes Polled
Baryulgil 28 2 3 21 54 1 55
Bonalbo 113 8 9 170 300 4 304
Broadwater 194 8 11 147 360 3 363
Brooms Head 108 15 10 74 207 0 207
Chatsworth Island 140 15 8 164 327 3 330
Copmanhurst 155 17 11 152 335 1 336
Corindi 311 35 35 272 653 10 663
Coutts Crossing 324 37 39 289 689 11 700
Cowper 153 12 10 199 374 0 374
Drake 59 14 8 53 134 1 135
Dundurrabin 62 7 24 80 173 4 177
Evans Head 740 59 19 593 1,411 21 1,432
Glenreagh 160 32 30 203 425 8 433
Grafton 935 78 47 587 1,647 27 1,674
Grafton East 966 58 57 550 1,631 21 1,652
Grafton Hospital 129 9 4 84 226 2 228
Grafton North 1,061 81 50 721 1,913 36 1,949
Grafton South 693 48 44 498 1,283 25 1,308
Harwood Island 158 15 9 126 308 6 314
Iluka 674 40 20 399 1,133 6 1,139
Junction Hill 386 32 24 376 818 11 829
Lawrence 279 25 8 196 508 6 514
Legume 19 3 4 106 132 0 132
Liston 24 3 3 99 129 0 129
Maclean 1,047 88 35 796 1,966 30 1,996
Maclean Hospital 288 13 4 226 531 1 532
Mallanganee 60 6 5 105 176 1 177
Mullaway 690 72 51 608 1,421 26 1,447
Nymboida 48 14 30 45 137 3 140
Old Bonalbo 46 4 0 94 144 0 144
Palmers Island 265 23 14 241 543 3 546
Red Rock 81 5 7 58 151 1 152
Seelands 22 2 1 33 58 0 58
Southgate 51 6 4 81 142 4 146
Tabulam 147 13 15 171 346 2 348
Tucabia 120 14 7 163 304 3 307
Ulmarra 231 23 16 356 626 9 635
Urbenville 59 4 3 162 228 2 230
Vere Street 1,679 126 88 1,150 3,043 58 3,101
Waterview Heights 381 24 25 353 783 7 790
Westlawn 469 30 15 378 892 13 905
Whiporie 71 3 14 77 165 2 167
Wombah 190 13 12 110 325 3 328
Woodburn 322 22 27 378 749 11 760
Woodenbong 100 4 3 262 369 0 369
Wooli 298 18 18 218 552 5 557
Yamba 1,550 108 72 882 2,612 29 2,641
Total Ordinary Votes 16,086 1,288 953 13,106 31,433 420 31,853
Total Absent Votes 7 1 0 13 21 0 21
Total Dec Inst Votes 100 7 5 79 191 6 197
Total Postal Votes 720 45 33 593 1,391 6 1,397
Total Pre-Poll Votes 1,116 74 57 863 2,110 19 2,129
Total Section Votes 1 0 1 8 10 0 10
Grand Totals 18,030 1,415 1,049 14,662 35,156 451 35,607
% 51.29 4.02 2.98 41.71 * 1.27
* Percentage of Total Number of Votes Polled

Preferential

ELECTORAL DISTRICT OF CLARENCE
By Election Results
Total Number of Electors Enrolled - 39,919

PREFERENTIAL COUNT
Count conducted pursuant to section 126A of the Parliamentary Electorates and Elections Act, 1912

SHARMAN WRIGHTSON
1,049 Excl 1,751 Excl
Candidates First Preferences Votes Total Votes Total % Total Votes
WOODS 18,030 304 18,334 946 # 19,280 55.67
WRIGHTSON 1,415 336 1,751
SHARMAN 1,049
KNIGHT 14,662 140 14,802 550 15,352 44.33
Total Votes in Count 35,156 780 34,887 1,496 34,632 100.00
Exhausted 269 269 255 524
Informal 451 451 451
Total Votes 35,607 1,049 35,607 1,751 35,607
# WOODS elected this Count