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Gordon - 1973 (Roll: 29,344)
D.L.P. gain from Liberal Party
Not contested by both major parties
Candidate Party Votes % Final %
Harrold, Kevin Joseph (Elected) D.L.P. 20,707 79.40
Shapira, Miron Labor Party 5,372 20.60
Formal Votes 26,079
Informal Votes 1,004 3.71
Total Votes / Turnout 27,083 92.29
Notes: Sitting Liberal MP Harry Jago failed to lodge his nomination in time. Liberal Party voters were urged to vote for the DLP's Kevin Harrold, who became the only DLP candidate ever to be elected to represent a lower house electorate.