Electoral district of Nepean

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Nepean
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
VIC Nepean District 2014.png
Location of Nepean (dark green) in Victoria
State Victoria
Created 2002
MP Martin Dixon
Party Liberal Party of Australia
Electors 39,050 (2010)
Area 389 km2 (150.2 sq mi)
Demographic Mixed rural and urban

The Electoral district of Nepean is an electorate of the Victorian Legislative Assembly covering the southernmost part of the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, Australia. It is named after Point Nepean which is contained within the electorate.

The seat was created prior to the Victorian state election, 2002 after the seat of Dromana was renamed. Traditionally it has been a relatively safe seat for the Liberal Party, although it went within 0.2% of being won by the Labor Party at the 2002 election.

The seat has the oldest median age of any electorate in the state, as well as the lowest average income. [1][2]

The current member for Nepean is Martin Dixon.

Members for Nepean[edit]

Member Party Term
  Martin Dixon Liberal 2002–present

Election results[edit]

Victorian state election, 2014: Nepean[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Martin Dixon 20,984 53.3 −5.5
Labor Carolyn Gleixner 12,253 31.1 +4.3
Greens Craig Thomson 4,658 11.8 −0.9
Country Alliance Matthew Schmidt 655 1.7 +0.3
Rise Up Australia Laura Yue 460 1.2 +1.2
Independent David J. Stanton 339 0.9 +0.9
Total formal votes 39,349 95.0 −0.8
Informal votes 2,056 5.0 +0.8
Turnout 41,405 92.7 +0.1
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Martin Dixon 22,694 57.6 −6.1
Labor Carolyn Gleixner 16,684 42.4 +6.1
Liberal hold Swing −6.1

External links[edit]


  1. ^ State Election 2014: Nepean District, VEC.