Division of Fowler

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Fowler
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Fowler 2010.png
Division of Fowler (green) in New South Wales
Created 1984
MP Chris Hayes
Party Labor
Namesake Lilian Fowler
Electors 99,128 (2013)[1]
Area 69 km2 (26.6 sq mi)
Demographic Outer Metropolitan

The Division of Fowler is an Australian electoral division in the state of New South Wales. The division was created in 1984 and is named after Lilian Fowler, the first woman mayor in Australia.

The division includes the suburbs of Ashcroft, Austral, Bonnyrigg, Bonnyrigg Heights, Busby, Cabramatta, Cabramatta West, Canley Heights, Canley Vale, Cartwright, Cecil Hills, Cecil Park, Edensor Park, Green Valley, Greenfield Park, Heckenberg, Hinchinbrook, Lansvale, Liverpool, Middleton Grange, Miller, Mount Pritchard, Prairiewood, Sadleir, St Johns Park, Wakeley and West Hoxton.

The Member for Fowler, since the 2010 federal election, is Chris Hayes, a member of the Australian Labor Party.

Members[edit]

Member Party Term
  Ted Grace Labor 1984–1998
  Julia Irwin Labor 1998–2010
  Chris Hayes Labor 2010–present

Election results[edit]

Australian federal election, 2013: Fowler[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Chris Hayes 47,772 60.76 +7.90
Liberal Andrew Nguyen 21,043 26.76 −10.18
Christian Democrats Matt Attia 3,559 4.53 +4.53
Palmer United Brad Pastoors 2,722 3.46 +3.46
Greens Benjamin Silaphet 2,684 3.41 −3.28
Katter's Australian Darren McLean 848 1.08 +1.08
Total formal votes 78,628 86.07 −1.10
Informal votes 12,728 13.93 +1.10
Turnout 91,356 92.16 −0.13
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Chris Hayes 52,526 66.80 +8.04
Liberal Andrew Nguyen 26,102 33.20 −8.04
Labor hold Swing +8.04

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fowler, NSW". Election 2013. Australian Electoral Commission. 26 September 2013. Retrieved 7 November 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°54′00″S 150°52′37″E / 33.900°S 150.877°E / -33.900; 150.877