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Balmain - 1927 (Roll: 14,781)
Ind Labor gain from Labor Party
Not contested by both major parties
Candidate Party Votes % Final %
Doran, Harry Labor Party 5,949 46.95
Evatt, Herbert Vere (Re-elected) Ind Labor 6,722 53.05
Formal Votes 12,671
Informal Votes 182 1.42
Total Votes / Turnout 12,853 86.96
Notes: Evatt was a sitting Labor MP for the multi-member seat of Balmain, but was defeated for pre-selection in the new single member electorate. He contested and won as an Independent Labor candidate.