Electoral district of Hornsby

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Location within Sydney

Hornsby is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. Hornsby is one of two post-1927 electorates to have never been held by the Labor party and always by the Liberals, a predecessor party to the Liberals, or an independent, the other such district being Vaucluse. It is represented by Matt Kean of the Liberal Party of Australia.

Members for Hornsby[edit]

First incarnation (1927–1991)
Member Party Term
  James Shand Nationalist 1927–1932
  United Australia 1932–1941
  Independent UAP 1941–1941
  Sydney Storey Independent UAP 1941–1945
  Liberal 1945–1962
  Independent Liberal 1962–1962
  John Maddison Liberal 1962–1973
  Neil Pickard Liberal 1973–1991
Second incarnation (1999–present)
  Stephen O'Doherty Liberal 1999–2002
  Judy Hopwood Liberal 2002–2011
  Matt Kean Liberal 2011–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2011: Hornsby[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Matt Kean 23,317 49.4 -3.5
Independent Nick Berman 10,418 22.1 +22.1
Greens Toni Wright-Turner 5,242 11.1 +0.6
Labor Nicholas Car 4,846 10.3 -12.6
Independent Mick Gallagher 1,876 4.0 +0.9
Christian Democrats Leighton Thew 1,495 3.2 -1.5
Total formal votes 47,194 97.5 -0.1
Informal votes 1,228 2.5 +0.1
Turnout 48,422 94.5 +0.7
Two-candidate-preferred result
Liberal Matt Kean 25,158 62.1 -4.4
Independent Nick Berman 15,361 37.9 +37.9
Liberal hold Swing -4.4

References[edit]

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

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