World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Brooklyn by-election, 1951

Article Id: WHEBN0046583925
Reproduction Date:

Title: Brooklyn by-election, 1951  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Raglan by-election, 1946, Tauranga by-election, 1993, Selwyn by-election, 1994, Communist Party of New Zealand, Peter Fraser (New Zealand politician)
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Brooklyn by-election, 1951

Brooklyn by-election, 1951

17 February 1951 (1951-02-17)

Candidate Arnold Nordmeyer Leonard Theodor Jacobsen Connie Birchfield
Party Labour National Communist
Popular vote 5,287 2,902 129

Member before election

Peter Fraser

Elected Member

Arnold Nordmeyer

The Brooklyn by-election 1951 was a by-election held in the Brooklyn electorate in Wellington during the 29th New Zealand Parliament, on 17 February 1951.

The by-election was caused by the death of incumbent MP Peter Fraser, who had been Prime Minister until 30 November 1949, on 17 December 1950.

The by-election was won by Arnold Nordmeyer.[1]


Brooklyn by-election, 1951
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Arnold Nordmeyer 5,287 63.6
National Leonard Theodor Jacobsen[2] 2,902 34.9
Communist Connie Birchfield 129 1.5
Majority 2385 28.7
Turnout 8,318 63.6
Registered electors 13,077
Labour hold Swing


  1. ^ Norton, Clifford (1988). New Zealand Parliamentary Election Results 1946-1987: Occasional Publications No 1, Department of Political Science. Wellington: Victoria University of Wellington.  
  2. ^ "Public Notices".  
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.