Electoral district of Murray Valley

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Murray Valley
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
State Victoria
Created 1945
MP Tim McCurdy
Party National Party of Australia
Electors 38,342 (2010)
Area 5,020 km2 (1,938.2 sq mi)
Demographic Rural

The Electoral district of Murray Valley is an electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly.

It contains the towns of Cobram, Numurkah, Rutherglen, Wangaratta and Yarrawonga, as well as many other smaller towns.

The electorate was created in 1945 and since creation has been safely held by the National Party and its antecedent, the Country Party. The current member is Tim McCurdy.

Members for Murray Valley[edit]

Member Party Term
  George Moss Country 1945-1973
  Bill Baxter Country 1973–1975
  National Country 1975–1976
  Ken Jasper National Country 1976–1982
  National 1982–2010
  Tim McCurdy National 2010–present

Election results[edit]

Victorian state election, 2010: Murray Valley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Tim McCurdy 18,357 53.83 +2.92
Labor Lachlan Enshaw 7,065 20.72 -1.20
Independent Roberto Paino 3,339 9.79 +9.79
Country Alliance Peter Watson 2,668 7.82 +7.82
Greens Doug Ralph 1,598 4.69 -0.75
Family First Ray Hungerford 1,073 3.15 -1.00
Total formal votes 34,100 94.87 -1.43
Informal votes 1,845 5.13 +1.43
Turnout 35,945 93.75 +0.59
Two-party-preferred result
National Tim McCurdy 23,604 69.04 -2.72
Labor Lachlan Enshaw 10,587 30.96 +2.72
National hold Swing -2.72

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