Legislative Council Election Results 1944

BUCKINGHAM - 2 May 1944

Total Enrolled: 7,196
Formal Vote: 5,822
Informal Vote:
72

Candidate
Vote
% Formal Vote
HARVEY, G.P. 
558
9.6%
HICKEY, J.D.
1,126
19.3%
MURDOCH, T. *
1,870
32.1%
PIERCE, N.R. 
340
5.8%
WEDD, W. G.
1,928
33.1%

* Sitting member / elected

After distribution of preferences W. G. Wedd was elected.

Issue of Writs: 5 April 1944
Nominations Close: 14 April 1944
Polling Day: 2 May 1944
Return of Writs: 15 May 1944

Source: Tasmanian Electoral Commission; Tasmanian Electoral Handbook 1851-1982 (Bennett)

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