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Gosford - 1973 (Roll: 25,411)
Retained by Liberal Party
Candidate Party Votes % Final %
Brooks, Malcolm Harold (Elected) Liberal Party 12,307 52.68
Dunbar, William Ronald D.L.P. 873 3.74
McGowan, Brian Hamilton Labor Party 10,182 43.58
Formal Votes 23,362
Informal Votes 396 1.67
Total Votes / Turnout 23,758 93.49
Notes: The creation of the new seat of Peats in the redistribution converted Gosford into a notional Liberal seat. As a result, sitting Labor MP for Gosfrod Keith O'Connell contested Peats.