Manly State By-Election 2017 First Preference Count

Manly State By-Election 2017 First Preference Count

Polling Day Saturday 8 April 2017

New South Wales Electoral Commission

Manly Voters Decide

Victor P Taffa

New South Wales Electoral Commission has released a First Preference Count of Candidates for the Manly State By-Election that was held on Saturday 8 April 2017.

12 Nominated Candidates In Ballot Paper Order

Candidate                                     Party/Ind     First Pref. Vote   %Vote

JACKMAN, Haris                              IND                 741                              1.78%

COOK, John                                       IND                 286                              0.69%

BROMSON, Kerry                             VEP                1,047                           2.52%

WRIGHT, Annie                                CDP                735                              1.77%

WILLIAMS ROLDAN, Clara           GRN               7,586                           18.26%

GRIFFIN, James                                LIB                 18,203                         43.81%

CLARE, Brian                                                               284                              0.68%

DELEZIO, Ron                                  IND                 2,319                           5.58%

RIDGE, Kathryn                                IND                 9,138                           21.99%

WATERSON, Victor                                                 113                              0.27%

BUSH, W                                           IND                 201                              0.48%

ROBERSON, Ellie                             AJP                 899                              2.16%


Two Candidate Preferred (TCP)

Candidate                              Party               TCP Total                  %Vote

New South Wales Electoral Commission is recounting votes to determine which candidates will be TCP.

In a Parliamentary Democracy there is a Government and an Opposition. As such in a Parliamentary Election there is a candidate with the highest number of votes cast and a candidate with the second highest number of votes cast.

Preferential Voting is different to First Past The Post Voting. In an election with First Past The Post Voting there is a Winner and a Candidate with the second highest number of votes cast.


IND                 Independent

VEP                Voluntary Euthanasia Party (NSW)

CDP                Christian Democratic Party (Fred Nile Group)

GRN               The Greens

LIB                 Liberal

AJP                 Animal Justice Party