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Sturt - 1901 (Roll: 2,084)
Won by Ind Labor
Candidate Party Votes Votes %
Ferguson, William John (Re-elected) Ind Labor 716 64.62
Maley, Charles Labor Party 392 35.38
Formal Votes 1,108
Informal Votes 15 1.34
Total Votes / Turnout 1,123 53.89
Notes: Ferguson had been denied endorsement after going against Labor Party policy and supporting the 1899 Federation referendum. He had also voted independently on the censure motion that defeated the Reid government.