Electoral results for the division of Barkly

This is a list of electoral results for the Electoral division of Barkly in Northern Territory elections.

Members for Barkly

MemberPartyTerm
  Ian Tuxworth Country Liberal Party 1974–1987
  NT Nationals 1987–1990
  Maggie Hickey Labor Party 1990–2001
  Elliot McAdam Labor Party 2001–2008
  Gerry McCarthy Labor Party 2008–present

Election results

Elections in the 2010s

2016 Northern Territory general election: Barkly[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Gerry McCarthy 1,387 43.1 −2.0
Independent Elliot McAdam 869 27.1 +27.1
Country Liberal Tony Jack 595 18.5 −17.7
Independent Jack Green 367 11.4 +11.4
Total formal votes 3,218 98.4 +2.1
Informal votes 53 1.6 −2.1
Turnout 3,271 63.1 −4.0
Two-candidate-preferred result
Labor Gerry McCarthy 1,739 58.0 +0.4
Independent Elliot McAdam 1,260 42.0 +42.0
Labor hold Swing N/A
2012 Northern Territory general election: Barkly[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Gerry McCarthy 1,450 45.2 −15.8
Country Liberal Rebecca Healy 1,162 36.2 +8.7
First Nations Valda Shannon 467 14.5 +14.5
Independent Stewart Wiley 131 4.1 +4.1
Total formal votes 3,210 96.3 +1.0
Informal votes 122 3.7 −1.0
Turnout 3,332 64.9 −0.2
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Gerry McCarthy 1,849 57.6 −8.0
Country Liberal Rebecca Healy 1,485 42.4 +8.0
Labor hold Swing −8.0

Elections in the 2000s

2008 Northern Territory general election: Barkly[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Gerry McCarthy 1,777 60.9 −10.9
Country Liberal Mick Adams 801 27.5 +3.2
Independent Randall Gould 265 9.1 +9.1
Independent Barry Nattrass 73 2.5 +2.5
Total formal votes 2,916 95.3 −0.8
Informal votes 144 4.7 +0.8
Turnout 3,060 65.1
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Gerry McCarthy 1,914 65.6 −8.6
Country Liberal Mick Adams 1,002 34.4 +8.6
Labor hold Swing −8.6

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