Division of Menzies

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Menzies
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Menzies 2013.png
Division of Menzies (green) in Victoria
Created 1984
MP Kevin Andrews
Party Liberal
Namesake Sir Robert Menzies
Electors 98,580 (2013)
Area 119 km2 (45.9 sq mi)
Demographic Outer Metropolitan

The Division of Menzies is an Australian Electoral Division in the state of Victoria. It is located in the north-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. It is bordered by the Yarra River to the north and Koonung Creek to the south. It covers the suburbs of Bulleen, Croydon Hills, Doncaster, Doncaster East, Donvale, Park Orchards, Templestowe, Templestowe Lower, Warrandyte and Warrandyte South. Additionally, parts of Ringwood North, Warranwood and Wonga Park fall under the Division.

The Division was proclaimed at the redistribution of 14 September 1984, and was first contested at the 1984 election. It was named after Rt Hon Sir Robert Menzies, the longest serving Prime Minister of Australia. The Division is currently a safe Liberal seat, and is held by Kevin Andrews.

Members[edit]

Member Party Term
  Neil Brown Liberal 1984–1991
  Kevin Andrews Liberal 1991–present

Election results[edit]

Australian federal election, 2013: Menzies
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Kevin Andrews 52,290 58.88 +5.33
Labor Manoj Kumar 22,788 25.66 −6.52
Greens Richard Cranston 7,663 8.63 −2.09
Palmer United Agostino Guardiani 2,353 2.65 +2.65
Family First Andrew Conlon 1,917 2.16 −1.39
Independent Ramon Robinson 1,287 1.45 +1.45
Rise Up Australia Phil Baker 508 0.57 +0.57
Total formal votes 88,806 95.70 −0.20
Informal votes 3,987 4.30 +0.20
Turnout 92,793 94.13 −0.06
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Kevin Andrews 57,235 64.45 +5.80
Labor Manoj Kumar 31,571 35.55 −5.80
Liberal hold Swing +5.80

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Coordinates: 37°45′47″S 145°11′28″E / 37.763°S 145.191°E / -37.763; 145.191