Electoral district of Bunbury

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Bunbury
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
State Western Australia
Dates current 1890–present
MP John Castrilli
Party Liberal
Namesake Bunbury
Area 66 km2 (25.5 sq mi)
Demographic South West

Bunbury is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia.

The district, taking in the city of Bunbury has existed continuously since 1890, being one of the original 30 seats contested at the 1890 state election. From the 1983 to 2001 election the seat was a bellwether seat.

Members for Bunbury[edit]

Member Party Term
  John Forrest Ministerial 1890–1901
  Thomas Hayward Ministerial 1901–1904
  Newton Moore Ministerial 1904–1911
  William Thomas Labor 1911–1917
  National Labor 1917
  Griffin Money Nationalist 1917–1924
  Frederick Withers Labor 1924–1947
  James Murray Liberal 1947–1949
  Liberal Country League 1949–1950
  Frank Guthrie Labor 1950–1955
  George Roberts Liberal Country League 1955–1962
  Maurice Williams Liberal Country League 1962–1968
  Liberal 1968–1973
  John Sibson Liberal 1973–1983
  Phil Smith Labor 1983–1993
  Ian Osborne Liberal 1993–2001
  Tony Dean Labor 2001–2005
  John Castrilli Liberal 2005–present

Election results[edit]

Western Australian state election, 2013: Bunbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John Castrilli 10,375 52.7 +0.7
Labor Karen Steele 5,595 28.4 –1.2
WA Nationals James Forsyth 1,562 7.9 +6.8
Greens Mitchella Hutchins 1,250 6.4 –2.6
Family First Linda Rose 374 1.9 –4.0
Independent Lua Alfa Conedoli 285 1.4 +1.4
Christians Edward Dabrowski 243 1.2 –0.9
Total formal votes 19,684 93.7 -1.5
Informal votes 1,320 6.3 +1.5
Turnout 21,004 89.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal John Castrilli 12,420 63.1 +2.0
Labor Karen Steele 7,255 36.9 –2.0
Liberal hold Swing +2.0

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