Newcastle 1998 supplementary election

Updated: 19 January 2011

Due to the death of a candidate in the Division of Newcastle prior to polling day, a supplementary election for this seat was held using the electoral roll that was prepared for the original election. There were 77 596 electors enrolled for the supplementary election that was held on 21 November 1998.

Demographic Rating: Provincial

Seat Status: Safe Labor

2 March 1996 Election:

Two Party Preferred:

LP: 38.81%

ALP: 61.19%

21 November 1998 Supplementary Election

Two Candidate Preferred:

GRN: 32.67%

ALP: 67.33%

First preference votes
Candidates Party Votes %
CRITICOS, Harry IND 2 718 4.17
JACOBI, Carrie GRN 5 965 9.15
#MORRIS, Allan ALP 31 441 48.21
BISGROVE, Stephen DEM 5 607 8.60
PAYNE, Geoff DSL 662 1.01
BUDWORTH, Greg CDP 1 798 2.76
WILLIAMS, Harry PLP 1 131 1.73
TAYLOR, Kate HAN 10 466 16.05
BOYD, Peter IND 757 1.16
WELSH, Ivan IND 4 398 6.74
KING, Tony CEC 280 0.43
Formal 65 223 95.12
Informal 3 347 4.88
TOTAL 68 570 88.37
Two Candidate Preferred
Candidate Votes %
JACOBI, Carrie (GRN) 21 306 32.67
MORRIS, Allan (ALP) 43 917 67.33
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