Electoral district of Carrum
|Party||Liberal Party of Australia|
|Area||32 km2 (12.4 sq mi)|
The Electoral district of Carrum is an electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly. It lies in the south eastern suburbs of Melbourne, covering Aspendale, Carrum, Chelsea, Edithvale and Patterson Lakes.
The seat was created in 1976 and traditionally has had a working class character and has been safe for the Australian Labor Party. However since the 1990s the area has been gentrifying and the seat was won by the Liberal Party against the trend at the 1996 election. However the seat was narrowly recovered by Labor due to the Anti-Kennett swing in 1999 and the 'Brackslide' of 2002 reverted the seat to its original safe Labor status. In 2010 Carrum was the safest Labor seat lost to the Liberal party, electing Donna Bauer to the Legislative Assembly.
Members for Carrum
|Victorian state election, 2010: Carrum|
|Family First||John Churchwood||939||2.48||-1.10|
|Democratic Labor||Ewa Losinski||873||2.31||+2.31|
|Total formal votes||37,821||95.36||+0.08|
|Liberal gain from Labor||Swing||+8.90|
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