Electoral district of Hawthorn

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For the Queensland electorate, see Electoral district of Hawthorne.
Hawthorn
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
State Victoria
Created 1889
MP Ted Baillieu
Party Liberal Party of Australia
Electors 38,723 (2010)
Area 18 km2 (6.9 sq mi)
Demographic Inner metropolitan
Coordinates 37°50′S 145°03′E / 37.833°S 145.050°E / -37.833; 145.050Coordinates: 37°50′S 145°03′E / 37.833°S 145.050°E / -37.833; 145.050

The Electoral district of Hawthorn is an electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly. It was first proclaimed in 1888[1] taking effect at the 1889 elections. It has usually been a safe seat for the Liberal Party and its predecessors. It has been held by a conservative party for all but one term in its history, 1952 to 1955.

The electorate is located to the east of Melbourne and is based around the suburb of Hawthorn, after which it is named. It also includes parts of Camberwell, Burwood and Glen Iris.

Notable former members for Hawthorn include former Premier William Murray McPherson and Hamer government minister Walter Jona.

The current member is the former Premier of Victoria Ted Baillieu.

Members for Hawthorn[edit]

Member Party Term
  Charles Taylor Liberal 1889–1894
  Robert Smith Conservative 1894–1900
  Robert Barbour Liberal 1900–1901
  Ministerialist 1901–1902
  George Swinburne Ministerialist 1902–1907
  Independent 1907–1911
  Commonwealth Liberal 1911–1913
  William Murray McPherson Commonwealth Liberal 1913–1916
  Economy 1916–1917
  Nationalist 1917–1930
  John Gray Nationalist 1930–1931
  United Australia 1931–1939
  Leslie Tyack United Australia 1939–1940
  Leslie Hollins Independent 1940–1945
  Fred Edmunds Liberal 1945–1949
  Independent 1949–1950
  Leslie Tyack Liberal 1950–1952
  Charles Murphy Labor 1952–1955
  Labor (Anti-Communist) 1955–1955
  James Manson Liberal 1955–1958
  Peter Garrisson Liberal 1958–1964
  Walter Jona Liberal 1964–1985
  Phil Gude Liberal 1985–1999
  Ted Baillieu Liberal 1999–present

Election results[edit]

Victorian state election, 2010: Hawthorn
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Ted Baillieu 21,036 60.89 +4.83
Labor John McNally 7,218 20.89 -4.81
Greens Jenny Henty 5,883 17.03 +0.78
Family First Peter Grounds 409 1.18 -0.80
Total formal votes 34,546 97.06 -0.36
Informal votes 1,046 2.94 +0.36
Turnout 35,593 91.85 +1.02
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Ted Baillieu 23,060 66.74 +4.48
Labor John McNally 11,493 33.26 -4.48
Liberal hold Swing +4.48

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Electoral Act Amendment Act 1888" (pdf). Retrieved 11 March 2014. 
  • "Re-Member". Parliament of Victoria. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 

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