Electoral district of Keira
New South Wales—Legislative Assembly
Location in Hunter-Sydney-Illawarra region
|State||New South Wales|
|Party||Australian Labor Party|
|Area||204.43 km2 (78.9 sq mi)|
Keira is a northern Illawarra electorate taking in the northern and western Wollongong suburbs of Figtree, Keiraville, Mount Ousley, Balgownie, Corrimal, Bellambi, Woonona, Bulli, Thiroul, Austinmer and Coledale.
Keira was established in 1988 largely as a replacement to the seat of Corrimal. Like its predecessor, it is a safe seat for the Australian Labor Party. Labor have only ever fallen below 60 percent of the two-party preferred vote three times; twice to the Liberal Party of Australia in 1988 and 2011 and once to an independent in 1999.
Members for Keira
|New South Wales state election, 2015: Keira|
|Christian Democrats||Joseph Carolan||1,703||3.4||+0.2|
|No Land Tax||Jason Leto||911||1.8||+1.8|
|Total formal votes||50,605||97.1||+0.8|
- "Keira". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
- "Keira". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
- State Electoral District of Keira: First Preference Votes, NSWEC.
- State Electoral District of Keira: Distribution of Preferences, NSWEC.