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Blacktown - 1962 (Roll: 30,367)
Retained by Labor Party
Candidate Party Votes % Final %
Shuttleworth, Ross Neil Liberal Party 10,713 38.30
Southee, James Bernard (Elected) Labor Party 17,255 61.70
Formal Votes 27,968
Informal Votes 632 2.21
Total Votes / Turnout 28,600 94.18
Notes: The re-drawn electorate of Blacktown had a notional Labor majority. The sitting Liberal MP for Blacktown, A.H.Dennis, contested and lost Liberal preselection for the new seat of The Hills. Dennis lost the ballot but contested The Hills as an Independent.