Electoral district of Brunswick

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Brunswick
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
State Victoria
Dates current 1904–1955, 1976–1992
2002–present
MP Jane Garrett
Party Australian Labor Party
Electors 42,321 (2010)
Area 15 km2 (5.8 sq mi)
Demographic Inner Metropolitan
Coordinates 37°46′S 144°58′E / 37.767°S 144.967°E / -37.767; 144.967Coordinates: 37°46′S 144°58′E / 37.767°S 144.967°E / -37.767; 144.967

The Electoral district of Brunswick is an electorate of the Victorian Legislative Assembly. It is located in the northern suburbs of Melbourne and is based around the suburb of Brunswick.

The seat has had three periods of existence. The seat was first formed in 1904 and abolished in 1955 before being reestablished in 1976. It was abolished again in 1992 only to be reestablished again in 2002. It has always been held by the Australian Labor Party.

On 3 June 2009 Carlo Carli announced his intention to retire at the end of his term in November 2010.[1] City of Yarra Councillor Jane Garrett was successful in retaining the seat for Labor at the 2010 election.

Members for Brunswick[edit]

First incarnation (1904–1955)
Member Party Term
  Frank Anstey Labor 1904–1910
  James Jewell Labor 1910–1949
  Peter Randles Labor 1949–1955
  Anti-Communist ALP
Second incarnation (1976–1992)
Member Party Term
  Tom Roper Labor 1976–1992
Third incarnation (2002–present)
Member Party Term
  Carlo Carli Labor 2002–2010
  Jane Garrett Labor 2010–present

Election results[edit]

Victorian state election, 2010: Brunswick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Jane Garrett 13,129 36.02 -11.74
Greens Cyndi Dawes 11,023 30.24 +0.53
Liberal Kyle Dadleh 6,209 17.04 -0.38
Independent Phil Cleary 3,914 10.74 +10.74
Sex Party Amy Mulcahy 1,418 3.89 +3.89
Socialist Alliance Trent Hawkins 405 1.11 -0.93
Independent Bill Cawte 348 0.95 +0.95
Total formal votes 36,446 94.75 +0.91
Informal votes 2,018 5.25 -0.91
Turnout 38,464 90.89 +1.61
Two-candidate-preferred result
Labor Jane Garrett 19,545 53.52 -0.13
Greens Cyndi Dawes 16,974 46.48 +0.13
Labor hold Swing -0.13

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