Electoral district of Oakleigh

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Oakleigh
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
VIC Oakleigh District 2014.png
Location of Oakleigh (dark green) in Greater Melbourne
State Victoria
Created 1927
MP Ann Barker
Party Australian Labor Party
Namesake Suburb of Oakleigh
Electors 35,602 (2010)
Area 17 km2 (6.6 sq mi)
Demographic Metropolitan

The Electoral district of Oakleigh is an electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly.[1] It covers the south-east Melbourne suburbs of Carnegie, Murrumbeena, Hughesdale, Oakleigh East, Oakleigh and parts of Chadstone, Glen Waverley, Mount Waverley, Glen Huntly and Ormond.

The seat is Labor Party held within the inner south-east metropolitan Melbourne.

Ann Patricia Barker is the current member of parliament for Oakleigh.

Members for Oakleigh[edit]

Member Party Term
  Squire Reid Labor 1927–1932
  James Vinton Smith United Australia 1932–1937
  Squire Reid Labor 1937–1947
  John Lechte Liberal 1947–1950
  Val Doube Labor 1950–1961
  Alan Scanlan Liberal 1961–1979
  Race Mathews Labor 1979–1992
  Denise McGill Liberal 1992–1999
  Ann Barker Labor 1999–present

Election results[edit]

Victorian state election, 2010: Oakleigh
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Ann Barker 12,888 40.97 -8.87
Liberal Theo Zographos 12,616 40.11 +6.61
Greens Eleanor Whyte 4,719 15.00 +1.45
Democratic Labor Matthew Grinter 488 1.55 +1.55
Family First George Grigas 423 1.34 -1.76
Independent Alan Ide 323 1.03 +1.03
Total formal votes 31,457 95.61 -0.74
Informal votes 1,444 4.39 +0.74
Turnout 32,901 92.41 +0.21
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ann Barker 17,268 54.82 -7.55
Liberal Theo Zographos 14,234 45.18 +7.55
Labor hold Swing -7.55

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 28 May 2014.