Electoral district of Mount Druitt

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Mount Druitt
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
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Location within Sydney
State New South Wales
Dates current 1971–1981, 1991–present
MP Edmond Atalla
Party Australian Labor Party
Namesake Mount Druitt
Electors 53,635 (2015)
Area 38.95 km2 (15.0 sq mi)

Mount Druitt is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is represented by Edmond Atalla of the Labor Party.

It is an 38.95 km² urban electorate in Sydney's outer west, taking in the suburbs of Mount Druitt, Bidwill, Blackett, Colebee, Dean Park, Dharruk, Glendenning, Hassall Grove, Hebersham, Minchinbury, Oakhurst, Plumpton, Rooty Hill, Shalvey and parts of Eastern Creek, Emerton and Lethbridge Park.[1]

History[edit]

Mount Druitt was originally created in 1971 and abolished prior to the 1981 election and replaced by St Marys. It was re-established prior to the 1991 election. It is an area which has always heavily voted Labor.

Members for Mount Druitt[edit]

First incarnation (1971—1981)
Member Party Term
  Jim Southee Labor 1971–1973
  Tony Johnson Labor 1973–1981
Second incarnation (1991—present)
Member Party Term
  Richard Amery Labor 1991–2015
  Edmond Atalla Labor 2015–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2015: Mount Druitt[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Edmond Atalla 25,460 56.6 +9.4
Liberal Olivia Lloyd 13,128 29.2 −6.8
Christian Democrats Josh Green 2,450 5.5 −2.9
Greens Brent Robertson 2,300 5.1 −2.8
No Land Tax Robyn Hamilton 1,610 3.6 +3.6
Total formal votes 44,948 94.7 +0.9
Informal votes 2,510 5.3 −0.9
Turnout 47,458 88.5 +0.7
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Edmond Atalla 26,877 65.5 +9.5
Liberal Olivia Lloyd 14,191 34.6 −9.5
Labor hold Swing +9.5

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