Isaacs 2000 by-election

Updated: 19 January 2011

The previous member for Isaacs was Greg Wilton, who represented the electorate from 1996–2000. The writ for the by-election was issued on 30 June 2000.

Demographic Rating: Outer Metropolitan

Seat Status: Safe Labor

3 October 1998 Election:

Two Party Preferred:

LP: 43.60%

ALP: 56.40%

12 August By-election:

Two Candidate Preferred:

DEM: 33.96%

ALP: 66.04%

A total of 6 candidates nominated for the 12 August 2000 Isaacs by-election compared with 8 at the 1998 federal election. There were 81 329 electors enrolled for the 12 August 2000 by-election. The Divisional Returning Officer for Isaacs declared Ann Corcoran (ALP) as the new Member on 18 August 2000.

Results
Candidates Party Votes %
BROOK, Patricia FST 3 270 5.36
FLETCHER, Haydn DEM 10 540 17.28
HUTCHISON, Mary GRN 5 539 9.08
KING, Gail DLP 1 832 3.00
WESLEY, Carl IND 5 329 8.74
#CORCORAN, Ann ALP 34 483 56.54
UNI    
NLP    
HAN    
LP    
FORMAL 60 993 91.84
INFORMAL 5 420 8.16
TOTAL 66 413 81.65
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