Electoral results for the division of Port Darwin

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

Members for Port Darwin

Member Party Term
  Ron Withnall Independent 1974–1977
  Tom Harris Country Liberal 1977–1990
  Shane Stone Country Liberal 1990–2000
  Sue Carter Country Liberal 2000–2005
  Kerry Sacilotto Labor 2005–2008
  John Elferink Country Liberal 2008–2016
  Paul Kirby Labor 2016–present

Election results

Elections in the 2010s

2016 Northern Territory general election: Port Darwin[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Paul Kirby 1,496 38.4 +5.4
Country Liberal Rohan Kelly 1,412 36.3 −19.3
Independent Matthew Baker 498 12.8 +12.8
Independent Carol Phayer 313 8.0 +8.0
1 Territory David Cameron 123 3.2 +3.2
Independent Kenneth Wu 52 1.3 +1.3
Total formal votes 3,894 97.9 +0.5
Informal votes 82 2.1 −0.5
Turnout 3,976 75.3 +2.8
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Paul Kirby 1,875 52.8 +12.5
Country Liberal Rohan Kelly 1,676 47.2 −12.5
Labor gain from Country Liberal Swing +12.5
2012 Northern Territory general election: Port Darwin[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Liberal John Elferink 2,023 55.5 +8.7
Labor Alan James 1,205 33.0 −4.0
Greens David Andrews 233 18.5 −9.8
Sex Party Rowena Leunig 185 5.1 +5.1
Total formal votes 3,646 97.4 +0.5
Informal votes 96 2.6 −0.5
Turnout 3,742 79.1 +6.7
Two-party-preferred result
Country Liberal John Elferink 2,173 59.6 +6.8
Labor Alan James 1,473 40.4 −6.8
Country Liberal hold Swing +6.8

Elections in the 2000s

2008 Northern Territory general election: Port Darwin
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Country Liberal John Elferink 1,557 46.8 −0.9
Labor Kerry Sacilotto 1,231 37.0 −14.6
Greens Gary Abbott 538 16.2 +16.2
Total formal votes 3,326 96.9 +1.1
Informal votes 105 3.1 −1.1
Turnout 3,431 72.4
Two-party-preferred result
Country Liberal John Elferink 1,757 52.8 +4.8
Labor Kerry Sacilotto 1,569 47.2 −4.8
Country Liberal gain from Labor Swing +4.8

References

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