|Election||Premier at election||Premier's party||Premier after election||Premier's party|
|NSW 20 March 1920||William Arthur Holman||Nationalist Party||John Storey||Australian Labor Party|
Loss of election (Holman): Beginning of Storey's period in office; 'Following the March 1920 election (at which Holman lost his seat) the Legislative Assembly was equally divided between the forty-four Labor members with one pro-Labor socialist on one side, and twenty-seven Nationalists, fifteen Progressives, and three pro-Nationalist independents on the other. Holman resigned and advised the Governor to commission Storey', Hughes and Graham, p. 67, (see 'Sources', below); see also Michael Hogan, '1920', in Michael Hogan and David Clune (editors), The People's Choice: Electoral Politics in 20th Century New South Wales, vol. 1 (1901 to 1927), pp. 181-234, (Sydney: Parliament of New South Wales and University of Sydney, 2001, ISBN 0909907390).
Death of premier (Storey): After Storey's death, Dooley was commissioned as premier; see Hughes and Graham, p. 68, (see 'Sources', below).
References: For an analysis of the role of Premier in New South Wales, see David Clune and Ken Turner, 'Introduction: The Changing Role of the Premier in the 20th Century', pp. 1-14, in Clune and Turner vol. 2 (see, 'Sources', below).
For a survey of Storey's political career, see Jim Hagan, 'John Storey', in Clune and Turner, vol. 2, pp. 141-151 (see 'Sources', below), and Bede Nairn, 'Storey, John (1869-1921)', in John Ritchie (general editor), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 12, pp. 106-108, (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1990, ISBN 0522844375).
David Clune and Ken Turner (editors), The Premiers of New South Wales, vol. 2, (1901-2005), (Sydney: Federation Press, 2006, ISBN 186287551); Colin A Hughes and B D Graham, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1890-1964, pp. 57-85, (Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1968, SBN 708102700); New South Wales, Parliament, The New South Wales Parliamentary Record: Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly, 1824-1999, vol. VI, pp. 246-308, (Sydney: Parliament of New South Wales, 1999). In consulting these sources, note the difference between ministries and periods in office.