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Electoral results for the Division of Bruce

This is a list of electoral results for the Division of Bruce in Australian federal elections from the division's creation in 1955 until the present.

Members

Member Party Term
  (Sir) Billy Snedden Liberal 1955–1983
  Ken Aldred Liberal 1983–1990
  Julian Beale Liberal 1990–1996
  Alan Griffin Labor 1996–present

Election results

Elections in the 2010s

Australian federal election, 2013: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Emanuele Cicchiello 35,501 42.96 +5.24
Labor Alan Griffin 34,626 41.90 −6.81
Greens Lynette Keleher 5,491 6.64 −2.83
Family First Rebecca Filliponi 2,186 2.65 −1.39
Palmer United Paul Tuyau 2,173 2.63 +2.63
Democratic Labour Geraldine Gonsalvez 1,334 1.61 +1.61
Independent Kiry Uth 682 0.83 +0.83
Rise Up Australia Robert White 652 0.79 +0.79
Total formal votes 82,645 94.50 −0.42
Informal votes 4,810 5.50 +0.42
Turnout 87,455 92.24 −0.18
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Alan Griffin 42,812 51.80 −5.91
Liberal Emanuele Cicchiello 39,833 48.20 +5.91
Labor hold Swing −5.91
Australian federal election, 2010: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Alan Griffin 37,794 49.24 -2.61
Liberal Mike Kabos 28,580 37.24 -0.33
Greens Stefan Zibell 7,222 9.41 +4.32
Family First Felicity Hemmersbach 3,151 4.11 +1.26
Total formal votes 76,747 94.79 -1.50
Informal votes 4,220 5.21 +1.50
Turnout 80,967 91.83 -2.75
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Alan Griffin 44,603 58.12 -0.20
Liberal Mike Kabos 32,144 41.88 +0.20
Labor hold Swing -0.20

Elections in the 2000s

Australian federal election, 2007: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Alan Griffin 41,754 51.85 +4.55
Liberal Angela Randall 30,257 37.57 -5.52
Greens Rob Cassidy 4,102 5.09 -0.15
Family First Bronwyn Rawlins 2,295 2.85 +0.22
Democrats Richard Grossi 1,012 1.26 -0.12
Christian Democrats Sandra Herrmann 678 0.84 +0.84
One Nation Neil Smith 433 0.54 +0.54
Total formal votes 80,531 96.29 +0.72
Informal votes 3,106 3.71 -0.72
Turnout 83,637 94.62 +0.27
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Alan Griffin 46,966 58.32 +4.84
Liberal Angela Randall 33,565 41.68 -4.84
Labor hold Swing +4.84
Australian federal election, 2004: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Alan Griffin 37,109 47.30 -2.28
Liberal Angela Randall 33,807 43.09 +3.61
Greens Tania Giles 4,110 5.24 +1.07
Family First Richard Warner 2,064 2.63 +2.63
Democrats Paul van den Bergen 1,079 1.38 -5.10
CEC William Larner 282 0.36 +0.36
Total formal votes 78,451 95.57 -0.57
Informal votes 3,634 4.43 +0.57
Turnout 82,085 94.35 -0.95
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Alan Griffin 41,954 53.48 -3.00
Liberal Angela Randall 36,497 46.52 +3.00
Labor hold Swing -3.00
Australian federal election, 2001: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Alan Griffin 38,150 48.61 -0.05
Liberal Reg Steel 31,813 40.54 +1.96
Democrats Shaun Robyns 5,164 6.58 +0.56
Greens David Collis 3,349 4.27 +2.74
Total formal votes 78,476 96.35 +0.04
Informal votes 2,969 3.65 -0.04
Turnout 81,445 95.62
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Alan Griffin 43,592 55.55 -1.17
Liberal Reg Steel 34,884 44.45 +1.17
Labor hold Swing -1.17

Elections in the 1990s

Australian federal election, 1998: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Alan Griffin 38,165 48.66 +2.84
Liberal Jim Wood 30,257 38.58 -7.05
Democrats Adam McBeth 4,718 6.02 -0.08
One Nation Laurence Lowe 2,296 2.93 +2.93
Unity Toan Huynh 1,336 1.70 +1.70
Greens Colin Smith 1,195 1.52 -0.49
Abolish Child Support Dikran Chabdjian 253 0.32 +0.32
Natural Law Michael Soos 209 0.27 -0.17
Total formal votes 78,429 96.31 -0.72
Informal votes 3,001 3.69 +0.72
Turnout 81,430 96.19 -0.26
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Alan Griffin 44,485 56.72 +5.96
Liberal Jim Wood 33,944 43.28 -5.96
Labor hold Swing +5.96
Australian federal election, 1996: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Alan Griffin 36,104 45.82 -1.50
Liberal Julian Beale 35,954 45.63 -0.70
Democrats Daryl Burkett 4,805 6.10 +1.65
Greens Armen Bahlaw 1,586 2.01 +2.01
Natural Law Michael Soos 343 0.44 -0.50
Total formal votes 78,792 97.04 +0.13
Informal votes 2,405 2.96 -0.13
Turnout 81,197 96.45 -0.78
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Alan Griffin 38,864 50.76 -0.77
Liberal Julian Beale 38,669 49.24 +0.77
Labor hold Swing -0.77
Australian federal election, 1993: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Julian Beale 37,607 52.85 +0.87
Labor Beverley Williams 28,986 40.74 +9.42
Democrats Leslie Chandra 3,899 5.48 -8.07
Natural Law Nicolas Di Tempora 665 0.93 +0.93
Total formal votes 71,157 97.39 +0.46
Informal votes 1,909 2.61 -0.46
Turnout 74,066 97.23
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Julian Beale 39,181 55.09 -4.24
Labor Beverley Williams 31,937 44.91 +4.24
Liberal hold Swing -4.24
Australian federal election, 1990: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Julian Beale 36,171 52.0 +2.1
Labor Philip Cottier 21,794 31.3 -9.3
Democrats Geoff Herbert 9,431 13.6 +5.6
Call to Australia Peter Olney 2,195 3.2 +3.2
Total formal votes 69,591 96.9
Informal votes 2,203 3.1
Turnout 71,794 97.0
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Julian Beale 41,268 59.3 +4.9
Labor Philip Cottier 28,285 40.7 -4.9
Liberal hold Swing +4.9

Elections in the 1980s

Australian federal election, 1987: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Ken Aldred 28,568 47.5 +0.8
Labor Patrick Robinson 25,866 43.0 -0.6
Democrats Kare Carr 4,820 8.0 +2.0
Unite Australia Terence Pooley 910 1.5 +1.5
Total formal votes 60,164 95.0
Informal votes 3,171 5.0
Turnout 63,335 96.0
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Ken Aldred 31,282 52.0 -0.1
Labor Patrick Robinson 28,862 48.0 +0.1
Liberal hold Swing -0.1
Australian federal election, 1984: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Ken Aldred 27,536 46.7 +2.3
Labor Joan Graystone 25,723 43.6 -0.6
Democrats Michael Johnson 3,528 6.0 -1.8
Democratic Labor Mary Mulholland 2,171 3.7 +3.7
Total formal votes 58,958 93.6
Informal votes 4,061 6.4
Turnout 63,019 96.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Ken Aldred 30,711 52.1 +1.3
Labor Joan Graystone 28,230 47.9 -1.3
Liberal hold Swing +1.3
Bruce by-election, 1983
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Ken Aldred 35,849 48.5 +0.6
Labor Heather O'Connor 31,354 42.4 -1.9
Democrats Michael Johnson 4,769 6.5 -1.3
Democratic Labor John Mulholland 1,621 2.2 +2.2
Independent Wilhelm Kapphan 111 0.2 +0.2
Progress Peter Fogarty 105 0.1 0.1
Constitutionalist Bill Thiele 94 0.1 +0.1
Total formal votes 73,903 98.3
Informal votes 1,266 1.7
Turnout 75,169 92.0
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Ken Aldred 40,259 54.5 +3.8
Labor Heather O'Connor 33,644 45.5 -3.8
Liberal hold Swing +3.8
Australian federal election, 1983: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Sir Billy Snedden 36,381 47.9 -0.9
Labor Heather O'Connor 33,650 44.3 +6.0
Democrats Michael Johnson 5,955 7.8 -3.3
Total formal votes 75,986 98.3
Informal votes 1,292 1.7
Turnout 77,278 97.3
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Sir Billy Snedden 38,544 50.7 -4.7
Labor Heather O'Connor 37,442 49.3 +4.7
Liberal hold Swing -4.7
Australian federal election, 1980: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Sir Billy Snedden 34,982 48.8 -1.6
Labor Gayle Whyte 27,457 38.3 +7.2
Democrats Fraser Hercus 7,942 11.1 -4.1
Democratic Labor Elaine Mulholland 954 1.3 -2.0
Independent Wilhelm Kapphan 366 0.5 +0.5
Total formal votes 71,701 97.6
Informal votes 1,737 2.4
Turnout 73,438 96.7
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Sir Billy Snedden 39,7724 55.4 -5.6
Labor Gayle Whyte 31,977 44.6 +5.6
Liberal hold Swing -5.6

Elections in the 1970s

Australian federal election, 1977: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Billy Snedden 33,913 50.4 -7.3
Labor Timothy Burke 20,927 31.1 -5.3
Democrats John Sutcliffe 10,199 15.2 +15.2
Democratic Labor John Mulholland 2,237 3.3 +0.3
Total formal votes 67,276 97.9
Informal votes 1,418 2.1
Turnout 68,694 96.9
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 61.0 -0.6
Labor Timothy Burke 39.0 +0.6
Liberal hold Swing -0.6
Australian federal election, 1975: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Billy Snedden 44,314 57.2 +8.7
Labor Graeme Bond 28,577 36.9 -6.4
Democratic Labor John Lloyd 2,347 3.0 -1.5
Australia Party Iris Pederick 1,748 2.3 -0.5
Independent Diana Martin 469 0.6 +0.6
Total formal votes 77,455 98.4
Informal votes 1,232 1.6
Turnout 78,687 96.7
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 61.1 +8.7
Labor Graeme Bond 38.9 -8.7
Liberal hold Swing +8.7
Australian federal election, 1974: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Billy Snedden 35,616 48.5 +4.2
Labor Russell Oakley 31,780 43.3 +1.5
Democratic Labor Rex Harper 3,270 4.5 -2.9
Australia Party Iris Pederick 2,064 2.8 -3.7
Independent John Ryan 421 0.6 +0.6
Independent Diana Martin 196 0.3 +0.3
Independent Glen Mann 129 0.2 +0.2
Total formal votes 73,476 98.4
Informal votes 1,182 1.6
Turnout 74,658 96.9
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 38,486 52.4 +0.2
Labor Russell Oakley 34,990 47.6 -0.2
Liberal hold Swing +0.2
Australian federal election, 1972: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Billy Snedden 27,893 44.3 -5.3
Labor Russell Oakley 26,312 41.8 +5.8
Democratic Labor Rex Harper 4,632 7.4 -3.0
Australia Party Peter Moore 4,170 6.5 +4.6
Total formal votes 62,944 98.5
Informal votes 987 1.5
Turnout 63,931 97.1
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 32,881 52.2 -7.7
Labor Russell Oakley 30,063 47.8 +7.7
Liberal hold Swing -7.7

Elections in the 1960s

Australian federal election, 1969: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Billy Snedden 25,470 49.7 -7.8
Labor Leon Phillips 18,449 36.0 +11.2
Democratic Labor William Hoyne 5,308 10.4 -1.6
Australia Party Douglas McKay 990 1.9 +1.9
Independent Herbert Wessley 669 1.3 +1.3
Communist Leslie Smith 366 0.7 -0.6
Total formal votes 51,252 96.8
Informal votes 1,681 3.2
Turnout 52,933 96.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 59.9 -7.7
Labor Leon Phillips 40.1 +7.7
Liberal hold Swing -7.7
Australian federal election, 1966: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Billy Snedden 58,268 52.9 +4.5
Labor Leslie Donnelly 32,410 29.4 -11.4
Democratic Labor Henri de Sachau 13,242 12.0 +2.6
Liberal Reform Group Herbert Wessley 4,188 3.8 +3.8
Communist Ralph Gibson 1,467 1.3 +1.3
Independent John Saunderson 526 0.5 +0.5
Total formal votes 110,101 96.1
Informal votes 4,411 3.9
Turnout 114,512 95.9
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 63.0 +5.6
Labor Leslie Donnelly 37.0 -5.6
Liberal hold Swing +5.6
Australian federal election, 1963: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Billy Snedden 45,542 48.4 +6.8
Labor Barry Jones 38,396 40.8 -1.9
Democratic Labor Henry de Sachau 8,857 9.4 -6.3
Independent Brian Crossley 920 1.0 +1.0
Independent Thomas Gilhooley 474 0.5 +0.5
Total formal votes 94,189 98.2
Informal votes 1,682 1.8
Turnout 95,871 96.8
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 54,026 57.4 +5.2
Labor Barry Jones 40,163 42.6 -5.2
Liberal hold Swing +5.2
Australian federal election, 1961: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Keith Ewert 34,741 42.7 +2.4
Liberal Billy Snedden 33,882 41.6 -4.5
Democratic Labor Henri de Sachau 12,826 15.7 +2.1
Total formal votes 81,449 98.0
Informal votes 1,671 2.0
Turnout 83,120 95.3
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 42,543 52.2 -2.3
Labor Keith Ewert 38,906 47.8 +2.3
Liberal hold Swing -2.3

Elections in the 1950s

Australian federal election, 1958: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Billy Snedden 28,251 46.1 -1.6
Labor Keith Ewert 24,681 40.3 -1.1
Democratic Labor Henri de Sachau 8,326 13.6 +2.6
Total formal votes 61,258 97.6
Informal votes 1,475 2.4
Turnout 62,733 96.4
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 33,398 54.5 -1.2
Labor Keith Ewert 27,860 45.5 +1.2
Liberal hold Swing -1.2
Australian federal election, 1955: Bruce
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Billy Snedden 21,127 47.7 -4.4
Labor Keith Ewert 18,335 41.4 -5.0
Labor (A-C) Reginald Kearney 4,873 11.0 +11.0
Total formal votes 44,335 97.3
Informal votes 1,227 2.7
Turnout 45,562 94.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Billy Snedden 24,705 55.7 +3.5
Labor Keith Ewert 19,630 44.3 -3.5
Liberal hold Swing +3.5

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