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Balmain - 1930 (Roll: 17,550)
Labor Party gain from Ind Labor
Candidate Party Votes % Final %
Hind, Ernest Nationalist 3,243 19.86
Murphy, William Independent 448 2.74
Quirk, John (Re-elected) Labor Party 12,408 75.97
Sylvester, John William Communist 233 1.43
Formal Votes 16,332
Informal Votes 435 2.59
Total Votes / Turnout 16,767 95.54
Notes: Sitting Independent Labor MP H.V.Evatt did not contest the election after being appointed to the High Court. Balmain was contested for the Labor Party by John Quirk, whose neighbouring electorate of Rozelle had been abolished in the redistribution.