1987 Liberal Party of Australia leadership spill
A spill of the leadership of the Liberal Party of Australia took place on 18 July 1987, following John Howard's loss in the 1987 federal election by previous leader Andrew Peacock. The spill was won by Howard against Peacock by 41 votes to 28.
The following table gives the ballot results:
- Middleton, Karen (18 July 1987). "The Liberal leadership Blow-by-blow in the corridors of power". The Canberra Times. p. 6.