Electoral results for the Division of Calare

This is a list of electoral results for the Division of Calare in Australian federal elections from the division's creation in 1906 until the present.

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Election results

Elections in the 2000s

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 2007: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Cobb
party = Nationals
votes = 39,941
percentage = 48.48
change = +10.06

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Michael Allen
party = Labor
votes = 20,266
percentage = 24.60
change = +4.76

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Gavin Priestley
party = Independent
votes = 19,035
percentage = 23.10
change = +23.10

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Jeremy Buckingham
party = Greens
votes = 2,351
percentage = 2.85
change = +0.17

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = David John Simpson
party = CEC
votes = 794
percentage = 0.96
change = +0.13

Election box formal
votes = 82,387
percentage = 96.56
change = +0.19

Election box informal
votes = 2,933
percentage = 3.44
change = -0.19

Election box turnout
votes = 85,320
percentage = 95.78
change = -0.80

Election box candidate AU party
party = Nationals
candidate = John Cobb
votes = 51,124
percentage = 62.05
change = +0.64

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = Michael Allen
votes = 31,263
percentage = 37.95
change = -0.64

Election box hold AU party
winner = Nationals
swing = +0.64

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 2004: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Peter Andren
party = Independent
votes = 40,851
percentage = 50.23
change = -1.17

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Robyn Adams
party = Labor
votes = 13,439
percentage = 16.52
change = -4.04

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Paul Blanch
party = Liberal
votes = 13,087
percentage = 16.09
change = +16.09

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Robert Griffith
party = Nationals
votes = 10,482
percentage = 12.89
change = -7.64

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Stephen Nugent
party = Greens
votes = 1,868
percentage = 2.30
change = +0.77

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Melanie Woods
party = Family First
votes = 959
percentage = 1.18
change = +1.18

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Heidi van Schaik
party = CEC
votes = 648
percentage = 0.80
change = +0.41

Election box formal
votes = 81,334
percentage = 96.47
change = -0.25

Election box informal
votes = 2,980
percentage = 3.53
change = +0.25

Election box turnout
votes = 84,314
percentage = 95.67
change = -0.51

Election box candidate AU party
party = Independent
candidate = Peter Andren
votes = 57,939
percentage = 71.24
change = -3.80

Election box candidate AU party
party = Liberal
candidate = Paul Blanch
votes = 23,395
percentage = 28.76
change = +28.76

Election box hold AU party
winner = Independent
swing = -3.80

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 2001: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Peter Andren
party = Independent
votes = 40,786
percentage = 51.40
change = +15.12

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Kath Knowles
party = Labor
votes = 16,314
percentage = 20.56
change = -4.00

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Dave Shearing
party = Nationals
votes = 16,289
percentage = 20.53
change = +8.58

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Terry Nixon
party = One Nation
votes = 3,249
percentage = 4.09
change = -6.95

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Ian Watts
party = Greens
votes = 1,217
percentage = 1.53
change = +0.43

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Don Marshall
party = Democrats
votes = 1,191
percentage = 1.50
change = +0.51

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = David Simpson
party = CEC
votes = 311
percentage = 0.39
change = +0.17

Election box formal
votes = 79,357
percentage = 96.72
change = +0.24

Election box informal
votes = 2,690
percentage = 3.28
change = -0.24

Election box turnout
votes = 82,047
percentage = 96.99
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Independent
candidate = Peter Andren
votes = 59,548
percentage = 75.04
change = +2.73

Election box candidate AU party
party = Nationals
candidate = Dave Shearing
votes = 19,809
percentage = 24.96
change = +24.96

Election box hold AU party
winner = Independent
swing = +2.73

Elections in the 1990s

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1998: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Peter Andren
party = Independent
votes = 29,522
percentage = 40.55
change = +11.18

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Terence Corkin
party = Labor
votes = 17,425
percentage = 23.93
change = -5.03

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Rod Blume
party = Nationals
votes = 8,554
percentage = 11.75
change = -9.04

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Martin Gleeson
party = One Nation
votes = 7,954
percentage = 10.92
change = +10.92

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Garry Sloane
party = Liberal
votes = 7,640
percentage = 10.49
change = -5.24

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Joan Lambert
party = Greens
votes = 676
percentage = 0.93
change = -0.85

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Ben Saul
party = Democrats
votes = 581
percentage = 0.80
change = -0.36

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Nelle Edwards
party = Unity
votes = 290
percentage = 0.40
change = +0.40

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = David Simpson
party = CEC
votes = 168
percentage = 0.23
change = +0.23

Election box formal
votes = 72,812
percentage = 96.62
change = -1.15

Election box informal
votes = 2,548
percentage = 3.38
change = +1.15

Election box turnout
votes = 75,360
percentage = 96.20
change = -0.62

Election box candidate AU party
party = Independent
candidate = Peter Andren
votes = 52,653
percentage = 72.31
change = +8.99

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = Terence Corkin
votes = 20,159
percentage = 27.69
change = +27.69

Election box hold AU party
winner = Independent
swing = +8.99

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1996: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Peter Andren
party = Independent
votes = 21,708
percentage = 29.37
change = +29.37

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Rob Allen
party = Labor
votes = 21,407
percentage = 28.96
change = -22.04

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Trevor Toole
party = Nationals
votes = 15,371
percentage = 20.79
change = -5.22

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Ray Fardell
party = Liberal
votes = 11,631
percentage = 15.73
change = -2.79

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Bruce McLean
party = Call to Australia
votes = 1,459
percentage = 1.97
change = +1.97

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Sharon Mullin
party = Greens
votes = 1,312
percentage = 1.77
change = +1.77

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Peter Baker
party = Democrats
votes = 859
percentage = 1.16
change = +1.16

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Richard Nolan
party = Natural Law
votes = 172
percentage = 0.23
change = +0.23

Election box formal
votes = 73,919
percentage = 97.77
change = -0.40

Election box informal
votes = 1,687
percentage = 2.23
change = +0.40

Election box turnout
votes = 75,606
percentage = 96.82
change = -0.11

Election box candidate AU party
party = Independent
candidate = Peter Andren
votes = 46,666
percentage = 63.32
change = +63.32

Election box candidate AU party
party = Nationals
candidate = Trevor Toole
votes = 27,037
percentage = 36.68
change = -9.22

Election box gain AU party
winner = Independent
loser = Labor
swing = +63.32

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1993: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = David Simmons
party = Labor
votes = 36,830
percentage = 51.0
change = +6.9

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Ron Penny
party = Nationals
votes = 18,787
percentage = 26.0
change = +0.2

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Staal
party = Liberal
votes = 13,376
percentage = 18.5
change = -1.0

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Brian Davis
party = Independent
votes = 2,097
percentage = 2.9
change = +0.3

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Robert Cianfranco
party = Independent
votes = 1,130
percentage = 1.6
change = +1.6

Election box formal
votes = 72,220
percentage = 98.2
change =

Election box informal
votes = 1,350
percentage = 1.8
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 73,570
percentage = 96.9
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = David Simmons
votes = 39,005
percentage = 54.1
change = +2.7

Election box candidate AU party
party = Nationals
candidate = Ron Penny
votes = 33,142
percentage = 45.9
change = -2.7

Election box hold AU party
winner = Labor
swing = +2.7

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1990: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = David Simmons
party = Labor
votes = 31,645
percentage = 46.2
change = -2.7

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Joanne Lewis
party = Nationals
votes = 16,229
percentage = 23.7
change = +2.8

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Loneregan
party = Liberal
votes = 13,387
percentage = 19.5
change = -5.5

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Steve Adams
party = Democrats
votes = 3,759
percentage = 5.5
change = +1.3

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Mike Phillips
party = Independent
votes = 1,814
percentage = 2.6
change = +2.6

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Brian Davis
party = Independent
votes = 1,706
percentage = 2.5
change = +2.5

Election box formal
votes = 68,540
percentage = 97.9
change =

Election box informal
votes = 1,487
percentage = 2.1
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 70,027
percentage = 96.3
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = David Simmons
votes = 36,578
percentage = 53.5
change = +0.2

Election box candidate AU party
party = Nationals
candidate = Joanne Lewis
votes = 31,824
percentage = 46.5
change = -0.2

Election box hold AU party
winner = Labor
swing = +0.2

Elections in the 1980s

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1987: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = David Simmons
party = Labor
votes = 31,988
percentage = 48.9
change = +0.9

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Mick English
party = Liberal
votes = 16,319
percentage = 25.0
change = +7.6

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Stewart Hespe
party = Nationals
votes = 13,653
percentage = 20.9
change = -1.1

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Bob Dolton
party = Democrats
votes = 2,767
percentage = 4.2
change = +0.8

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Eve Buscombe
party = Independent
votes = 656
percentage = 1.0
change = +1.0

Election box formal
votes = 65,383
percentage = 96.9
change =

Election box informal
votes = 2,074
percentage = 3.1
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 67,457
percentage = 96.4
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = David Simmons
votes = 34,834
percentage = 53.3
change = -2.3

Election box candidate AU party
party = Liberal
candidate = Mick English
votes = 30,537
percentage = 46.7
change = +2.3

Election box hold AU party
winner = Labor
swing = -2.3

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1984: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = David Simmons
party = Labor
votes = 30,956
percentage = 49.8
change = -1.9

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Russ Turner
party = Nationals
votes = 13,664
percentage = 22.0
change = -21.8

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Ian Byrne
party = Liberal
votes = 10,794
percentage = 17.4
change = +17.4

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Margaret Stevenson
party = Independent
votes = 4,596
percentage = 7.4
change = +7.4

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Gregory Hamilton
party = Democrats
votes = 2,101
percentage = 3.4
change = -0.3

Election box formal
votes = 62,111
percentage = 95.4
change =

Election box informal
votes = 2,983
percentage = 4.6
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 65,094
percentage = 95.9
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = David Simmons
votes = 34,509
percentage = 55.6
change = +1.6

Election box candidate AU party
party = Nationals
candidate = Russ Turner
votes = 27,588
percentage = 44.4
change = -1.6

Election box hold AU party
winner = Labor
swing = +1.6

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1983: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = David Simmons
party = Labor
votes = 35,089
percentage = 50.6
change = +4.3

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Sandy Mackenzie
party = Nationals
votes = 31,087
percentage = 44.9
change = -5.1

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Ann Ritter
party = Democrats
votes = 2,562
percentage = 3.7
change = +0.0

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = George Simpson
party = Independent
votes = 566
percentage = 0.8
change = +0.8

Election box formal
votes = 69,304
percentage = 98.8
change =

Election box informal
votes = 870
percentage = 1.2
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 70.174
percentage = 96.4
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = David Simmons
votes =
percentage = 52.9
change = +4.4

Election box candidate AU party
party = Nationals
candidate = Sandy Mackenzie
votes =
percentage = 37.1
change = -4.4

Election box gain AU party
winner = Labor
loser = Nationals
swing = +4.4

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1980: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Sandy Mackenzie
party = National Country
votes = 34,234
percentage = 50.0
change = +18.4

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = David Simmons
party = Labor
votes = 31,645
percentage = 46.3
change = +5.8

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Ann Ritter
party = Democrats
votes = 2,539
percentage = 3.7
change = -3.8

Election box formal
votes = 68,418
percentage = 98.6
change =

Election box informal
votes = 996
percentage = 1.4
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 69,414
percentage = 95.7
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = National Country
candidate = Sandy Mackenzie
votes =
percentage = 51.5
change = -3.7

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = David Simmons
votes =
percentage = 48.5
change = +3.7

Election box hold AU party
winner = National Country
swing = -3.7

Elections in the 1970s

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1977: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = David Simmons
party = Labor
votes = 26,799
percentage = 40.5
change = -0.9

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Sandy Mackenzie
party = National Country
votes = 20,893
percentage = 31.6
change = -1.4

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = James Ashton
party = Liberal
votes = 13,509
percentage = 20.4
change = -5.2

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Darvell Baird
party = Democrats
votes = 4,986
percentage = 7.5
change = +7.5

Election box formal
votes = 66,187
percentage = 98.4
change =

Election box informal
votes = 1,081
percentage = 1.6
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 67,268
percentage = 96.4
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = National Country
candidate = Sandy Mackenzie
votes = 36,529
percentage = 55.2
change = +0.5

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = David Simmons
votes = 29,658
percentage = 44.8
change = -0.5

Election box hold AU party
winner = National Country
swing = +0.5

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1975: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Francis Hall
party = Labor
votes = 18,845
percentage = 36.8
change = -6.3

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Sandy Mackenzie
party = National Country
votes = 18,106
percentage = 35.3
change = -20.2

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = James Ashton
party = Liberal
votes = 14,309
percentage = 27.9
change = +27.9

Election box formal
votes = 51,260
percentage = 98.4
change =

Election box informal
votes = 813
percentage = 1.6
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 52,073
percentage = 95.9
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = National Country
candidate = Sandy Mackenzie
votes = 30,413
percentage = 59.3
change = +1.5

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = Francis Hall
votes = 20,847
percentage = 40.7
change = -1.5

Election box hold AU party
winner = National Country
swing = +1.5

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1974: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John England
party = Country
votes = 27,817
percentage = 55.5
change = +4.0

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Neville Bowers
party = Labor
votes = 13,082
percentage = 26.1
change = +26.1

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Francis Hall
party = Labor
votes = 8,517
percentage = 17.0
change = -26.2

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Douglas Bray
party = Australia
votes = 682
percentage = 1.4
change = +1.4

Election box formal
votes = 50,098
percentage = 98.5
change =

Election box informal
votes = 775
percentage = 1.5
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 50,873
percentage = 96.6
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Country
candidate = John England
votes =
percentage = 57.8
change = +2.1

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = Neville Bowers
votes =
percentage = 42.2
change = -2.1

Election box hold AU party
winner = Country
swing = +2.1

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1972: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John England
party = Country
votes = 23,517
percentage = 51.5
change = -1.0

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Francis Hall
party = Labor
votes = 19,748
percentage = 43.2
change = +1.9

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Grant
party = DLP
votes = 2,443
percentage = 5.3
change = -0.9

Election box formal
votes = 45,708
percentage = 99.2
change =

Election box informal
votes = 388
percentage = 0.8
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 46,096
percentage = 96.5
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Country
candidate = John England
votes =
percentage = 55.7
change = -1.8

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = Francis Hall
votes =
percentage = 44.3
change = +1.8

Election box hold AU party
winner = Country
swing = -1.8

Elections in the 1960s

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1969: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John England
party = Country
votes = 23,384
percentage = 52.5
change = -7.6

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Kerry Scott
party = Labor
votes = 18,381
percentage = 41.3
change = +9.0

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Grant
party = DLP
votes = 2,764
percentage = 6.2
change = -1.4

Election box formal
votes = 44,529
percentage = 98.9
change =

Election box informal
votes = 477
percentage = 1.1
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 45,006
percentage = 96.1
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Country
candidate = John England
votes =
percentage = 57.5
change = -8.7

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = Kerry Scott
votes =
percentage = 42.5
change = +8.7

Election box hold AU party
winner = Country
swing = -8.7

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1966: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John England
party = Country
votes = 25,200
percentage = 62.6
change = +8.3

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = William Stavert
party = Labor
votes = 11,985
percentage = 29.8
change = -7.6

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Grant
party = DLP
votes = 3,053
percentage = 7.6
change = -0.6

Election box formal
votes = 40,238
percentage = 97.8
change =

Election box informal
votes = 886
percentage = 2.2
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 41,124
percentage = 95.6
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Country
candidate = John England
votes =
percentage = 68.7
change = +7.6

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = William Stavert
votes =
percentage = 31.3
change = -7.6

Election box hold AU party
winner = Country
swing = +7.6

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1963: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John England
party = Country
votes = 21,690
percentage = 54.3
change = +4.3

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Leroy Serisier
party = Labor
votes = 14,933
percentage = 37.4
change = -4.2

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = George Boland
party = DLP
votes = 3,289
percentage = 8.2
change = -0.1

Election box formal
votes = 39,912
percentage = 99.2
change =

Election box informal
votes = 311
percentage = 0.8
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 40,223
percentage = 95.8
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Country
candidate = John England
votes =
percentage = 61.1
change = +4.2

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = Leroy Serisier
votes =
percentage = 38.9
change = -4.2

Election box hold AU party
winner = Country
swing = +4.2

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1961: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John England
party = Country
votes = 19,547
percentage = 50.1
change = +50.1

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Leroy Serisier
party = Labor
votes = 16,210
percentage = 41.6
change = -0.3

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = George Boland
party = DLP
votes = 3,240
percentage = 8.3
change = +8.3

Election box formal
votes = 38,997
percentage = 98.6
change =

Election box informal
votes = 551
percentage = 1.4
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 39,548
percentage = 96.0
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Country
candidate = John England
votes =
percentage = 56.9
change = -1.2

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = Leroy Serisier
votes =
percentage = 43.1
change = +1.2

Election box hold AU party
winner = Country
swing = -1.2

Election box begin
title=Calare by-election, 1960
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Leroy Serisier
party = Labor
votes = 14,175
percentage = 38.4
change = -3.5

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John England
party = Country
votes = 12,039
percentage = 32.6
change = +32.6

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Wallace Meares
party = Liberal
votes = 8,039
percentage = 21.8
change = -36.3

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Raymond Proust
party = DLP
votes = 2,540
percentage = 6.9
change = +6.9

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Phillips
party = Independent
votes = 113
percentage = 0.3
change = +0.3

Election box formal
votes = 36,906
percentage = 98.8
change =

Election box informal
votes = 445
percentage = 1.2
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 37,351
percentage = 90.1
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Country
candidate = John England
votes =
percentage = 59.1
change = +59.1

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = Leroy Serisier
votes =
percentage = 40.9
change = -1.0

Election box gain AU party
winner = Country
loser = Liberal
swing = +59.1

Elections in the 1950s

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1958: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Howse
party = Liberal
votes = 22,557
percentage = 58.1
change = -3.1

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Robert Rygate
party = Labor
votes = 16,296
percentage = 41.9
change = +3.1

Election box formal
votes = 38,853
percentage = 98.2
change =

Election box informal
votes = 722
percentage = 1.8
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 39,575
percentage = 95.6
change =

Election box hold AU party
winner = Liberal
swing = -3.1

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1955: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Howse
party = Liberal
votes = 23,956
percentage = 61.2
change = +5.9

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Lionel Wood
party = Labor
votes = 15,189
percentage = 38.8
change = -4.7

Election box formal
votes = 39,145
percentage = 98.0
change =

Election box informal
votes = 797
percentage = 2.0
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 39,942
percentage = 95.8
change =

Election box hold AU party
winner = Liberal
swing = +5.3

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1954: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Howse
party = Liberal
votes = 21,733
percentage = 55.7
change = +1.3

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Breen
party = Labor
votes = 16,872
percentage = 43.2
change = +3.2

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Madge Roberts
party = Independent
votes = 447
percentage = 1.1
change = +1.1

Election box formal
votes = 39,052
percentage = 99.3
change =

Election box informal
votes = 287
percentage = 0.7
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 39,339
percentage = 96.9
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Liberal
candidate = John Howse
votes =
percentage = 56.3
change = +0.1

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = John Breen
votes =
percentage = 43.7
change = -0.1

Election box hold AU party
winner = Liberal
swing = +0.1

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1951: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Howse
party = Liberal
votes = 20,517
percentage = 54.4
change = -2.9

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Howell
party = Labor
votes = 15,141
percentage = 40.1
change = -2.9

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Archibald Gardiner
party = Independent
votes = 2,067
percentage = 5.5
change = +5.5

Election box formal
votes = 37,725
percentage = 98.7
change =

Election box informal
votes = 497
percentage = 1.3
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 38,204
percentage = 96.5
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Liberal
candidate = John Howse
votes =
percentage = 56.2
change = -0.8

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = John Howell
votes =
percentage = 43.8
change = +0.8

Election box hold AU party
winner = Liberal
swing = -0.8

Elections in the 1940s

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1949: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Howse
party = Liberal
votes = 21,399
percentage = 57.0
change = +25.1

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = George Gibbons
party = Labor
votes = 16,139
percentage = 43.0
change = -5.3

Election box formal
votes = 37,538
percentage = 98.8
change =

Election box informal
votes = 472
percentage = 1.2
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 38,010
percentage = 97.3
change =

Election box hold AU party
winner = Liberal
swing = +6.4

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1946: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Breen
party = Labor
votes = 22,988
percentage = 47.2
change = -7.2

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Howse
party = Liberal
votes = 14,270
percentage = 29.3
change = +29.3

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Harold Thorby
party = Country
votes = 11,189
percentage = 23.0
change = -7.9

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Madge Roberts
party = Independent
votes = 296
percentage = 0.6
change = +0.6

Election box formal
votes = 48,743
percentage = 98.3
change =

Election box informal
votes = 840
percentage = 1.7
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 49,583
percentage = 94.5
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Liberal
candidate = John Howse
votes = 25,247
percentage = 51.8
change = +11.7

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = John Breen
votes = 23,496
percentage = 48.2
change = -11.7

Election box gain AU party
winner = Liberal
loser = Labor
swing = +11.7

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1940: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Harold Thorby
party = Country
votes = 17,227
percentage = 36.4
change = -11.4

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Breen
party = Labor
votes = 12,589
percentage = 26.6
change = -21.2

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Heiss
party = Labor (Non-Communist)
votes = 6,592
percentage = 13.9
change = +13.9

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Greg McGirr
party = State Labor
votes = 5,502
percentage = 11.6
change = +11.6

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Herbert Hodby
party = Country
votes = 4,027
percentage = 8.5
change = +8.5

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Richard Brazier
party = Independent
votes = 1,435
percentage = 3.0
change = +3.0

Election box formal
votes = 47,372
percentage = 95.9
change =

Election box informal
votes = 2,017
percentage = 4.1
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 49,389
percentage = 94.0
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = John Breen
votes = 25,272
percentage = 53.4
change = +5.6

Election box candidate AU party
party = Country
candidate = Harold Thorby
votes = 22,090
percentage = 46.6
change = -5.6

Election box gain AU party
winner = Labor
loser = Country
swing = +5.6

Elections in the 1930s

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1937: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Harold Thorby
party = Country
votes = 26,378
percentage = 52.2
change = +17.0

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = William Folster
party = Labor
votes = 24,114
percentage = 47.8
change = +41.5

Election box formal
votes = 50,492
percentage = 98.2
change =

Election box informal
votes = 921
percentage = 1.8
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 51.413
percentage = 96.5
change =

Election box hold AU party
winner = Country
swing = -1.8

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1934: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Theophilus Keast
party = Labor (NSW)
votes = 18,399
percentage = 37.4
change = +12.2

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Harold Thorby
party = Country
votes = 17,324
percentage = 35.2
change = -20.0

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Lewis Nott
party = UAP
votes = 8,672
percentage = 17.6
change = +17.6

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Reginald Phillips
party = Labor
votes = 3,094
percentage = 6.3
change = -13.3

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Ethel Arthur-Smith
party = Social Credit
votes = 1,664
percentage = 3.4
change = +3.4

Election box formal
votes = 49,153
percentage = 96.3
change =

Election box informal
votes = 1,891
percentage = 3.7
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 51,044
percentage = 95.9
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Country
candidate = Harold Thorby
votes = 26,521
percentage = 54.0
change = -6.1

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor (NSW)
candidate = Theophilus Keast
votes = 22,632
percentage = 46.0
change = +6.1

Election box hold AU party
winner = Country
swing = -6.1

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1931: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Harold Thorby
party = Country
votes = 22,842
percentage = 55.3
change = +55.3

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Thomas Watson
party = Labor (NSW)
votes = 10,604
percentage = 25.7
change = +25.7

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = George Gibbons
party = Labor
votes = 7,863
percentage = 19.0
change = -32.6

Election box formal
votes = 41,309
percentage = 97.7
change =

Election box informal
votes = 963
percentage = 2.3
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 42,272
percentage = 95.1
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Country
candidate = Harold Thorby
votes =
percentage = 60.1
change = +11.7

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor (NSW)
candidate = Thomas Watson
votes =
percentage = 39.9
change = +39.9

Election box gain AU party
winner = Country
loser = Labor
swing = +11.7

Elections in the 1920s

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1929: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = George Gibbons
party = Labor
votes = 20,492
percentage = 51.6
change = +12.3

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Neville Howse
party = Nationalist
votes = 19,252
percentage = 48.4
change = -12.3

Election box formal
votes = 39,744
percentage = 96.7
change =

Election box informal
votes = 1,376
percentage = 3.3
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 41,120
percentage = 95.8
change =

Election box gain AU party
winner = Labor
loser = Nationalist
swing = +12.3

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1928: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Neville Howse
party = Nationalist
votes = 22,673
percentage = 60.7
change = +1.6

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = James O'Donnell
party = Labor
votes = 14,664
percentage = 39.3
change = -0.3

Election box formal
votes = 37,337
percentage = 95.9
change =

Election box informal
votes = 1,581
percentage = 4.1
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 38,918
percentage = 93.7
change =

Election box hold AU party
winner = Nationalist
swing = +0.9

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1925: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Neville Howse
party = Nationalist
votes = 21,645
percentage = 59.1
change = +24.5

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = William Webster
party = Labor
votes = 14,499
percentage = 39.6
change = -2.4

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = William Southwick
party = Independent
votes = 461
percentage = 1.3
change = +1.3

Election box formal
votes = 36,605
percentage = 97.8
change =

Election box informal
votes = 830
percentage = 2.2
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 37,435
percentage = 91.9
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Nationalist
candidate = Neville Howse
votes =
percentage = 59.8
change = +4.5

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = William Webster
votes =
percentage = 40.2
change = -4.5

Election box hold AU party
winner = Nationalist
swing = +4.5

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1922: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Thomas Lavelle
party = Labor
votes = 10,263
percentage = 42.0
change = -10.2

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Neville Howse
party = Nationalist
votes = 8,449
percentage = 34.6
change = -11.2

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Henry Pigott
party = Country
votes = 5,278
percentage = 21.6
change = +21.6

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Selina Siggins
party = Country
votes = 421
percentage = 1.7
change = +1.7

Election box formal
votes = 24,411
percentage = 94.0
change =

Election box informal
votes = 1,560
percentage = 6.0
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 45,971
percentage = 65.1
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Nationalist
candidate = Neville Howse
votes = 13,507
percentage = 55.3
change = +8.5

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = Thomas Lavelle
votes = 10,904
percentage = 44.7
change = -8.5

Election box gain AU party
winner = Nationalist
loser = Labor
swing = +8.5

Elections in the 1910s

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1919: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Thomas Lavelle
party = Labor
votes = 12,628
percentage = 52.3
change = +4.1

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Henry Pigott
party = Nationalist
votes = 11,526
percentage = 47.7
change = -4.1

Election box formal
votes = 24,154
percentage = 98.6
change =

Election box informal
votes = 340
percentage = 1.4
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 24,494
percentage = 75.0
change =

Election box gain AU party
winner = Labor
loser = Nationalist
swing = +4.1

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1917: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Henry Pigott
party = Nationalist
votes = 13,222
percentage = 51.8
change = +0.6

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Thomas Lavelle
party = Labor
votes = 12,320
percentage = 48.2
change = -0.6

Election box formal
votes = 25,542
percentage = 97.3
change =

Election box informal
votes = 717
percentage = 2.7
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 26,259
percentage = 80.3
change =

Election box hold AU party
winner = Nationalist
swing = +0.6

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1914: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Henry Pigott
party = Commonwealth Liberal
votes = 12,770
percentage = 51.2
change = -0.9

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = William Johnson
party = Labor
votes = 12,169
percentage = 48.8
change = +0.9

Election box formal
votes = 24,939
percentage = 97.5
change =

Election box informal
votes = 635
percentage = 2.5
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 25,574
percentage = 77.9
change =

Election box hold AU party
winner = Commonwealth Liberal
swing = -0.9

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1913: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Henry Pigott
party = Commonwealth Liberal
votes = 11,848
percentage = 52.1
change = +5.9

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Thomas Brown
party = Labor
votes = 10,911
percentage = 47.9
change = -5.9

Election box formal
votes = 22,759
percentage = 97.1
change =

Election box informal
votes = 691
percentage = 2.9
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 23,450
percentage = 69.0
change =

Election box gain AU party
winner = Commonwealth Liberal
loser = Labor
swing = +5.9

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1910: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Thomas Brown
party = Labour
votes = 10,561
percentage = 53.6
change = +2.9

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Henry Pigott
party = Commonwealth Liberal
votes = 9,147
percentage = 46.4
change = -2.9

Election box formal
votes = 19,708
percentage = 98.0
change =

Election box informal
votes = 394
percentage = 2.0
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 20,102
percentage = 67.2
change =

Election box hold AU party
winner = Labour
swing = +2.9

Elections in the 1900s

Election box begin
title=Australian federal election, 1906: Calare
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Thomas Brown
party = Labour
votes = 6,759
percentage = 50.7
change = ?

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Fitzpatrick
party = Anti-Socialist
votes = 6,565
percentage = 49.3
change = ?

Election box formal
votes = 13,324
percentage = 97.1
change =

Election box informal
votes = 393
percentage = 2.9
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 13,717
percentage = 51.7
change =

Election box hold AU party
winner = Labour
swing = ?

References

* Australian Electoral Commission. [http://www.aec.gov.au Federal Election results]
* Carr, Adam. [http://psephos.adam-carr.net Psephos]


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