Division of Berowra

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Berowra
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Berowra 2010.png
Division of Berowra (green) in New South Wales
Created 1969
MP Philip Ruddock
Party Liberal
Namesake Berowra, New South Wales
Electors 96,947 (2013)[1]
Area 782 km2 (301.9 sq mi)
Demographic Outer Metropolitan

The Division of Berowra is an Australian electoral division in the state of New South Wales. The division was created in 1969 and is named for the suburb of Berowra.

Its boundaries have changed little since it was created, and it includes all or parts of the suburbs of Arcadia, Berowra, Brooklyn, Cheltenham, Cherrybrook, Cowan, Dangar Island, Galston, Glenhaven, Glenorie, Maroota, Hornsby, Normanhurst and Pennant Hills.

The current Member for Berowra, since the 1993 federal election, is Philip Ruddock a member of the Liberal Party of Australia. Ruddock is also the longest-serving member of the House; having previously served as the member for Parramatta and as the member for Dundas.

The seat has always been a safe seat for the Liberal Party.

Members[edit]

Member Party Term
  Tom Hughes Liberal 1969–1972
  Harry Edwards Liberal 1972–1993
  Philip Ruddock Liberal 1993–present

Election results[edit]

Australian federal election, 2013: Berowra[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Philip Ruddock 53,236 61.44 +1.46
Labor Michael Stove 16,402 18.93 −3.12
Greens John Storey 8,684 10.02 −1.37
Independent Mick Gallagher 3,374 3.89 +1.03
Palmer United Paul Graves 2,324 2.68 +2.68
Christian Democrats Leighton Thew 2,135 2.46 −0.28
Stable Population Deborah Smythe 492 0.57 +0.57
Total formal votes 86,647 94.45 −0.96
Informal votes 5,096 5.55 +0.96
Turnout 91,743 94.56 +0.11
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Philip Ruddock 59,847 69.07 +2.87
Labor Michael Stove 26,800 30.93 −2.87
Liberal hold Swing +2.87

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Berowra, NSW". Election 2013. Australian Electoral Commission. 27 September 2013. Retrieved 6 November 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°34′05″S 151°02′49″E / 33.568°S 151.047°E / -33.568; 151.047