A by-election was held for the Australian House of Representatives seat of East Sydney on 6 February 1932. This was triggered by the death of United Australia Party MP John Clasby, who had been elected at the 1931 election and never taken his seat in Parliament.
|Labor (NSW)||Eddie Ward||17,461||47.0||+4.6|
|United Australia||William McCall||16,304||43.9||-0.3|
|Total formal votes||37,179||97.3|
|Labor (NSW)||Eddie Ward||18,676||50.2||+1.9|
|United Australia||William McCall||18,503||49.8||-1.9|
|Labor (NSW) gain from United Australia||Swing||+1.9|