Electoral district of Mount Druitt
New South Wales—Legislative Assembly
Location within Sydney
|State||New South Wales|
|Dates current||1971–1981, 1991–present|
|Party||Australian Labor Party|
|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 an 89.01 km² urban electorate in Sydney's outer west, taking in the suburbs of Mount Druitt, Marsden Park, and Arndell Park. There were 45,408 voters enrolled in time for the 2003 elections. Mount Druitt is known as a largely working-class area, and as such, the electorate has tended to strongly support the Australian Labor Party. The current member for Mount Druitt, Richard Amery, has held the seat since 1991.
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
|First incarnation (1971—1981)|
|Second incarnation (1991—present)|
|New South Wales state election, 2011: Mount Druitt|
|Christian Democrats||Dave Vincent||3,519||8.4||+1.1|
|Total formal votes||41,717||94.6||-0.9|
- Antony Green. "2011 New South Wales Election: Analysis of Results". NSW Parliamentary Library. Retrieved 9 December 2011.