Electoral district of Lismore
New South Wales—Legislative Assembly
Location in New South Wales
|State||New South Wales|
|Party||National Party of Australia|
|Namesake||Lismore, New South Wales|
|Area||13,020.61 km2 (5,027.3 sq mi)|
The electoral includes all of the City of Lismore (including Lismore, Nimbin, Dunoon and Clunes), much of inland Tweed Shire (including Murwillumbah, Tyalgum and Uki), all of Kyogle Council (including Kyogle, Bonalbo, Tabulam and Woodenbong) and all of Tenterfield Shire.
Lismore was first created with the end of multi-member districts in 1894, when it was split from Richmond. In 1904, it was abolished with the reduction in the size of the Legislative Assembly, after Federation. In 1913, Lismore was recreated, replacing Richmond. With the introduction of proportional representation in 1920, Lismore and Clarence were absorbed into Byron. With the end of proportional representation in 1927, Lismore and Clarence were recreated.
Members for Lismore
|First incarnation (1894–1904)|
|John Coleman||Independent Liberal||1901–1904|
|Second incarnation (1913–1920)|
|George Nesbitt||Liberal Reform||1913–1917|
|Third incarnation (1927–present)|
|New South Wales state election, 2011: Lismore|
|Christian Democrats||Margaret Kay||801||1.8||+1.8|
|Total formal votes||44,745||98.0||-0.4|
- "Lismore". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 2015-02-27.
- Antony Green. "2011 New South Wales Election: Analysis of Results". NSW Parliamentary Library. Retrieved 8 December 2011.