Electoral district of Kogarah

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Location within Sydney

Kogarah is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales in Sydney's St George district. It is represented by Cherie Burton of the Australian Labor Party.

History[edit]

Kogarah was created for the 1930 election, partly replacing the abolished districts of Oatley and St George. It was a marginal seat in the 1930s and 1940s, however since 1953, it has become increasingly safe for the Australian Labor Party.

Members for Kogarah[edit]

Member Party Term
  Mark Gosling Labor 1930–1932
  James Ross United Australia 1932–1941
  William Currey Labor 1941–1948
  Douglas Cross Liberal 1948–1953
  Bill Crabtree Labor 1953–1983
  Brian Langton Labor 1983–1999
  Cherie Burton Labor 1999–2015

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2011: Kogarah[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Cherie Burton 19,668 44.2 -12.6
Liberal Miray Hindi 18,360 41.3 +14.3
Greens Simone Francis 3,952 8.9 +1.8
Christian Democrats Joseph Abdel Massih 2,507 5.6 +1.6
Total formal votes 44,487 96.0 -0.8
Informal votes 1,851 4.0 +0.8
Turnout 46,338 93.2
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Cherie Burton 21,207 51.9 -15.8
Liberal Miray Hindi 19,665 48.1 +15.8
Labor hold Swing -15.8

References[edit]

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

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