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Raleigh - 1938 (Roll: 16,517)
Retained by Country Party
Not contested by both major parties
Candidate Party Votes % Final %
Devine, John Albert Labor Party 1,316 8.54
Jordan, Leslie Charles Independent 5,429 35.24
Vincent, Roy Stanley (Re-elected) Country Party 8,659 56.21
Formal Votes 15,404
Informal Votes 297 1.89
Total Votes / Turnout 15,701 95.06
Notes: Devine was endorsed by the Labor State Executive but not supported by local Labor leauges. See 'The Mid-North Coast' in Hagan (2006) 'People and Politics in Regional New South Wales', p.43.
Source: Hughes and Graham (1975) list Devine as an Independent.