Electoral results for the division of Katherine

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

Members for Katherine

MemberPartyTerm
  Mike Reed Country Liberal 1987–2003
  Fay Miller Country Liberal 2003–2008
  Willem Westra van Holthe Country Liberal 2008–2016
  Sandra Nelson Labor 2016–present

Election results

Elections in the 2010s

2016 Northern Territory general election: Katherine[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Liberal Willem Westra van Holthe 1,434 35.2 −30.9
Labor Sandra Nelson 1,274 31.3 +10.4
1 Territory Braedon Earley 744 18.3 +18.3
Independent Dean David 285 7.0 +7.0
Shooters and Fishers Chris Righton 278 6.8 +6.8
Independent Leon Cellier 58 1.4 +1.4
Total formal votes 4,073 98.4 +0.2
Informal votes 66 1.6 −0.2
Turnout 4,139 78.3 −5.8
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Sandra Nelson 1,843 50.5 +22.7
Country Liberal Willem Westra van Holthe 1,810 49.5 −22.7
Labor gain from Country Liberal Swing +22.7
2012 Northern Territory general election: Katherine[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Liberal Willem Westra van Holthe 2,729 66.1 +15.1
Labor Cerise King 864 20.9 −10.5
Independent Teresa Cummings 537 13.0 +13.0
Total formal votes 4,130 98.2 +1.5
Informal votes 77 1.8 −1.5
Turnout 4,207 81.3 +5.5
Two-party-preferred result
Country Liberal Willem Westra van Holthe 2,984 72.3 +13.8
Labor Cerise King 1,146 27.7 −13.8
Country Liberal hold Swing +13.8

Elections in the 2000s

2008 Northern Territory general election: Katherine
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Liberal Willem Westra van Holthe 1,836 50.9 −1.7
Labor Sharon Hillen 1,131 31.4 −15.8
Independent Toni Tapp Coutts 638 17.7 +17.7
Total formal votes 3,605 96.6 +0.2
Informal votes 126 3.4 −0.2
Turnout 3,731 75.8
Two-party-preferred result
Country Liberal Willem Westra van Holthe 2,106 58.4 +5.7
Labor Sharon Hillen 1,499 41.6 −5.7
Country Liberal hold Swing +5.7

References

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