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Sturt - 1917 (Roll: 11,343)
Retained by Labor Party
Not contested by both major parties
Candidate Party Votes % 2nd Ball %
Brookfield, Percival John (Re-elected) Labor Party 4,013 57.06
Harvey, Francis Richard Ind Nationalist 3,020 42.94
Formal Votes 7,033
Informal Votes 36 0.51
Total Votes / Turnout 7,069 62.32
Notes: The SMH (24 March) listed Harvey as an Independent Labor candidate for whom Nationalist supporters should vote. The Daily Telegraph (5 March referred to Harvey and Doe in neighbouring Willyama as being endorsed by a local meeting of the National Citizen's Association and running as Nationalists. Based on this, Harvey is shown here as an Independent Nationalist, where Hughes and Graham (1975) classified him as Independent Labor.