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Illawarra - 1944 (Roll: 14,756)
Retained by Labor Party
Three-cornered contest
Candidate Party Votes % Final %
Fowles, Howard Thomas (Re-elected) Labor Party 8,090 61.35
Hedge, John Edward St John Democratic Party 2,346 17.79
Sarina, Ronald Grafton Ind Labor 619 4.69
Spensley, Edward Hector Country Party 2,132 16.17
Formal Votes 13,187
Informal Votes 307 2.28
Total Votes / Turnout 13,494 91.45
Corrections: Hughes and Graham (1975) list Sarina as an Independent, but he has been listed as an Independent Labor candidate in list with the list of candidates published by the State Electoral Office.