Electoral district of Niddrie

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Niddrie
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
State Victoria
Created 1976
MP Ben Carroll
Party Australian Labor Party
Electors 36,805 (2010)
Area 34 km2 (13.1 sq mi)
Demographic Metropolitan

The Electoral district of Niddrie is a metropolitan electorate approximately 8 kilometres (5 mi) northwest of Melbourne, Australia in Victoria's Legislative Assembly.[1]

The Niddrie District covers an area of 34 square kilometres (13 sq mi), including the suburbs of Airport West, Avondale Heights, Essendon West, Kealba, Keilor East, Keilor Park and Niddrie and parts of the suburbs of Essendon, Keilor and Tullamarine.

The district boundaries include Sharps Road for part of the north, Tullamarine Freeway and Roberts Street for parts of the east, Maribyrnong River in the south, and Sunshine Avenue for part of the west.

It is part of the Upper House Western Metropolitan Region.

Members for Niddrie[edit]

Member Party Term
  Jack Simpson Labor 1976–1988
  Bob Sercombe Labor 1988–1996
  Rob Hulls Labor 1996–2012
  Ben Carroll Labor 2012–present

Election results[edit]

Niddrie state by-election, 2012[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Ben Carroll 12,941 46.8 +1.1
Independent Andrea Surace 3,443 12.5 +12.5
Greens Josie Lester 2,865 10.4 +2.7
Sex Party Amy Myers 2,245 8.1 +8.1
Independent Jim Little 1,924 7.0 +2.2
Christian Democrats Frank Papafotiou 1,588 5.8 +5.8
Democratic Labor Michael Deverala 1,322 4.8 +4.8
Independent Gerrit Schorel-Hlavka 946 3.4 +3.4
Independent David Linaker 357 1.3 +1.3
Total formal votes 27,631 88.5 −3.2
Informal votes 3,584 11.5 +3.2
Turnout 31,215 84.8 −8.8
Two-candidate-preferred result
Labor Ben Carroll 18,565 67.2
Independent Andrea Surace 9,066 32.8
Labor hold Swing N/A
Victorian state election, 2010: Niddrie
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Rob Hulls 14,435 45.68 -8.08
Liberal Joh Bauch 11,000 34.81 +3.34
Greens Leharna Black 2,451 7.76 -1.37
Independent Jim Little 1,516 4.80 +4.80
Family First Mark Markovic 1,263 4.00 -1.65
Independent Steve Medcraft 499 1.58 +1.58
Independent Brian Roberts 162 0.51 +0.51
Independent John Nott 140 0.44 +0.44
Independent Robert Livesay 131 0.41 +0.41
Total formal votes 31,597 91.69 -2.06
Informal votes 2,865 8.31 +2.06
Turnout 34,462 93.63 +0.12
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Rob Hulls 18,105 56.95 -4.27
Liberal Joh Bauch 13,687 43.05 +4.27
Labor hold Swing -4.27

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Niddrie by-election results: VEC

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