Electoral district of Granville

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Location within Sydney

Granville is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales in Sydney's West. It is currently represented by Tony Issa of the Liberal Party of Australia.

History[edit]

Granville was first established in 1894, partly replacing part of Central Cumberland. In 1920, with the introduction of proportional representation, it was absorbed into Parramatta. Granville was recreated in 1927. It has historically tended to be a Labor seat.

Members for Granville[edit]

First incarnation (1894–1920)
Member Party Term
  George Smailes Labor 1894–1898
  John Nobbs Free Trade 1898–1901
  Liberal Reform 1901–1913
  Jack Lang Labor 1913–1920
Second incarnation (1927–present)
Member Party Term
  Bill Ely Labor 1927–1932
  Claude Fleck United Australia 1932–1938
  Bill Lamb Labor 1938–1940
  Labor (N-C) 1940–1941
  Labor 1941–1962
  Pat Flaherty Labor 1962–1984
  Laurie Ferguson Labor 1984–1990
  Kim Yeadon Labor 1990–2007
  David Borger Labor 2007–2011
  Tony Issa Liberal 2011–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2011: Granville[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Tony Issa 18,510 41.3 +13.1
Labor David Borger 17,000 38.0 -10.2
Independent Paul Garrard 4,488 10.0 +0.5
Christian Democrats Alex Sharah 2,472 5.5 +1.0
Greens Richard Kennedy 2,325 5.2 +1.2
Total formal votes 44,795 95.6 -0.3
Informal votes 2,057 4.4 +0.3
Turnout 46,852 91.9
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Tony Issa 21,276 52.7 +13.8
Labor David Borger 19,093 47.3 -13.8
Liberal gain from Labor Swing +13.8

References[edit]

  1. ^ Antony Green. "2011 New South Wales Election: Analysis of Results". NSW Parliamentary Library. Retrieved 8 December 2011. 

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