Electoral district of Hillarys

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Hillarys
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
State Western Australia
Dates current 1996–present
MP Rob Johnson
Party Liberal
Namesake Hillarys
Area 20 km2 (7.7 sq mi)
Demographic North Metropolitan

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

The district is based in Perth's northern suburbs. Politically, it is a safe Liberal seat.

Geography[edit]

Hillarys is an outer northern suburban seat in Perth. It is bounded to the north by Whitfords Avenue, to the east by the Mitchell Freeway, to the west by the Indian Ocean and to the south by a series of roads including Warwick Road. The district includes the suburbs of Hillarys, Padbury, most of the suburbs of Sorrento, Duncraig and a small part of Marmion.

History[edit]

The district was first contested at the 1996 state election, essentially replacing the seat of Whitford. It has been held by Liberal MP Rob Johnson since its creation.

Members for Hillarys[edit]

Member Party Term
  Rob Johnson Liberal 1996–present

Election results[edit]

Western Australian state election, 2013: Hillarys
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Rob Johnson 13,484 64.3 +11.3
Labor Sam Thomas 4,934 23.5 –3.9
Greens Adam Collins 2,015 9.6 –2.3
Christians Michael Ford 545 2.6 –0.1
Total formal votes 20,978 94.5 -0.4
Informal votes 1,232 5.5 +0.4
Turnout 22,210 90.3
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Rob Johnson 14,463 69.0 +6.1
Labor Sam Thomas 6,507 31.0 –6.1
Liberal hold Swing +6.1

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