Wollongong State By-Election 2016 First Preference Votes

Wollongong State By-Election 2016 First Preference Votes

Polling Day Saturday 12 November 2016

New South Wales Electoral Commission

Wollongong State By-Election First Preference Count

Victor P Taffa

The New South Wales Electoral Commission has released the First Preference Votes of duly nominated candidates for the Wollongong State By-Election that was held on Saturday 12 November 2016.

No. Of Electors 59,784

Count Not Final

5 Candidates Listed In Ballot Paper Order

Candidate                         Party                           Votes               % Vote/Ballot Papers

SCULLY, Paul                       Labor                           17,945             46.7%

BAXTER, Colleen                  CDP                            1,293               3.44%

BRADBERY, Gordon           Independent                11,716             32.85%

ROSSI, Joe                             SFF                             1,296               3.52%

BLAKEY, Cath                      The Greens                  3,864               10.37%

Total Formal                                                           36,114             96.87%

Total Informal                                                         1,301               3.13%

Total Votes/Ballot Papers                                 37,415             100.00%


Two Candidate Preferred

Candidate                        Party                           Votes               % Vote

SCULLY, Paul                       Labor                           25,506             57.9%

BRADBERY, Gordon           Independent                18,495             42.1%



CDP                Christian Democratic Party (Fred Nile Group)

SFF                 Shooters, Fishers And Farmers