Candidates of the Tasmanian state election, 1916

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This article provides information on candidates who stood for the 1916 Tasmanian state election, held on 23 March 1916.

Retiring Members[edit]

Labor[edit]

Liberal[edit]

House of Assembly[edit]

Sitting members are shown in bold text. Tickets that elected at least one MHA are highlighted in the relevant colour. Successful candidates are indicated by an asterisk (*).

Bass[edit]

Six seats were up for election. The Labor Party was defending three seats. The Liberal Party was defending three seats.

Labor candidates Liberal candidates Independent candidates
 

George Becker*
Allan Guy*
Charles Howroyd*
James McDonald
William Sheehan

John Hayes*
Alexander Marshall*
James Newton
Robert Sadler*

Richard Russell

Darwin[edit]

Six seats were up for election. The Labor Party was defending three seats. The Liberal Party was defending three seats, although Joshua Whitsitt was running as an independent.

Labor candidates Liberal candidates Independent candidates
 

James Belton*
Leonard Bennett
James Ogden*
Benjamin Watkins*

Edward Hobbs*
Stephen Margetts
Herbert Payne*
George Pullen

Joshua Whitsitt*

Denison[edit]

Six seats were up for election. The Labor Party was defending four seats. The Liberal Party was defending two seats.

Labor candidates Liberal candidates
 

John Cleary*
Robert Cosgrove
John Lewis
William Sheridan*
Walter Woods*

William Burgess*
William Fullerton*
Sir Elliott Lewis*
John McPhee

Franklin[edit]

Six seats were up for election. The Labor Party was defending three seats. The Liberal Party was defending three seats.

Labor candidates Liberal candidates
 

David Dicker*
John Earle*
George Martin
William Shoobridge*

Frederick Burbury*
Arthur Cotton
John Evans*
Alexander Hean*

Wilmot[edit]

Six seats were up for election. The Labor Party was defending two seats. The Liberal Party was defending four seats.

Labor candidates Liberal candidates Independent candidates
 

John Heffernan
Joseph Lyons*
Henry McFie
Michael O'Keefe*

Ernest Blyth*
William Connell
Herbert Hays*
Edmund Hingston
Walter Lee*
Edward Mulcahy*
Alfred Stokes

Norman Cameron

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