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The Hills - 1962 (Roll: 26,997)
Retained by Liberal Party
Not contested by both major parties
Candidate Party Votes % Final %
Dennis, Alfred Hugh (Defeated) Ind Liberal 10,704 43.72
Ruddock, Maxwell Stanley (Elected) Liberal Party 13,781 56.28
Formal Votes 24,485
Informal Votes 681 2.71
Total Votes / Turnout 25,166 93.22
Notes: The Hills was a new seat with a notional Liberal majority, taking in the northern and Liberal voting end of the old seat of Blacktown. The sitting Liberal MP for Blacktown, A.H.Dennis, was defeated for Liberal Party pre-selection and contested this electorate as an Independent.
Corrections: Hughes and Graham (1975) list Dennis as an Independent rather than an Independent Liberal.