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Casual vacancies in the third Legislative Assembly (1995-1998)

5 Jul 2012

There were three recounts to fill casual vacancies between the 1995 and 1998 Legislative Assembly elections.

  • Mr Terry Connolly resigned from the Legislative Assembly on 19 February 1996. Ms Marion Reilly, Australian Labor Party, was declared elected to fill the casual vacancy following a recount of ballot papers received by Mr Connolly at the 1995 election.
  • Ms Rosemary Follett resigned from the Legislative Assembly on 12 December 1996. Mr Simon Corbell, Australian Labor Party, was declared elected to fill the casual vacancy following a recount of ballot papers received by Ms Rosemary Follett at the 1995 election.
  • Mr Tony De Domenico resigned from the Legislative Assembly on 30 January 1997. Ms Louise Littlewood, Liberal Party, was declared elected to fill the casual vacancy following a recount of ballot papers received by Mr Tony De Domenico at the 1995 election.

Mr Terry Connolly

Mr Terry Connolly (Australian Labor Party) resigned as Member for the Molonglo electorate on 19 February 1996.

Marion Reilly (Australian Labor Party) was declared elected to fill the vacancy on 21 March 1996.

Candidates Party Votes
Appleyard, Nicola Australian Democrats 273
Spier, Lucinda Liberal Party 227
Corbell, Simon Australian Labor Party 765
Reilly, Marion Australian Labor Party 4452
Wilson, Michael Australian Labor Party 1690
McMahon, John Smokers are Voters and Civil Rights 118
Davis, Natasha The ACT Greens 278
Rattenbury, Shane The ACT Greens 233
Boland, Mike Independent 106
Exhausted   290
Gain by fraction   (2)
Total   8430
Quota   4072

Ms Rosemary Follett

Rosemary Follett (Australian Labor Party) resigned as Member for the Molonglo electorate on 12 December 1996.

Simon Corbell (Australian Labor Party) was declared elected to fill the vacancy on 9 January 1997.

Candidates Party Votes
Appleyard, Nicola Australian Democrats 301
Corbell, Simon Australian Labor Party 6586
Davis, Natasha The ACT Greens 315
Rattenbury, Shane The ACT Greens 258
Dunstone, Mark Moore Independents 139
Van Raay, Tina Moore Independents 206
Exhausted   622
Gain by fraction   (3)
Total   8430
Quota   3904

Mr Tony De Domenico

Tony De Domenico (Liberal Party) resigned as Member for the Brindabella electorate on 30 January 1997.

Louise Littlewood (Liberal Party) was declared elected to fill the vacancy on 13 February 1997.

Candidates
Count Bell, Charlie Parratt, Andrew Brooke, Sandie Little- wood, Louise Lowe, Brian Kobier, Margaret Exhausted Votes Lost or (Gain) by Fraction Absolute Majority (Quota) Total votes at the end of the count Remarks
Australian Democrats The ACT Greens Liberal Party Liberal Party Liberal Party Indep- endent
1 227 142 2 591 2 753 2 100 225 277 2 4 020 8 317 Allocation of De Dominico Parratt Excluded
2 27 - 142 7 19 16 7 66 0   0 Distribution of Parratt
  254 0 2 598 2 772 2 116 232 343 2 3 987 8 317 Kobier Excluded
3-4 21   94 29 31 - 232 57 0   0 Distribution of Kobier
  275 0 2 692 2 801 2 147 0 400 2 3 959 8 317 Bell Excluded
5-6 -275   46 63 33   132 1   0 Distribution of Bell
  0 0 2 738 2 864 2 180 0 532 3 3 892 8 317 Lowe Excluded
7-8     978 1029 -2180   163     0 Distribution of Lowe
  0 0 3 716 3 893 0 0 706 2 3 806 8 317 Littlewood elected

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