Electoral district of Vaucluse

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Location within Sydney

Vaucluse is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales, based on the suburb of Vaucluse. Vaucluse is one of two original (post 1927 redistribution) electorates to have never been held by the opposing Labor party and always by the Liberal Party or its predecessors, the other district being Hornsby. It has been represented in the past by former Leaders of the Opposition Murray Robson and Peter Debnam of the Liberal Party of Australia.

Members for Vaucluse[edit]

Member Party Period
  William Foster United Australia 1927–1936
  Murray Robson Independent UAP 1936–1938
  United Australia 1938–1945
  Liberal 1945–1957
  Geoffrey Cox Liberal 1957–1964
  Keith Doyle Liberal 1965–1978
  Rosemary Foot Liberal 1978–1986
  Ray Aston Liberal 1986–1988
  Michael Yabsley Liberal 1988–1994
  Peter Debnam Liberal 1994–2011
  Gabrielle Upton Liberal 2011–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2011: Vaucluse[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Gabrielle Upton 30,187 69.8 +9.9
Greens Susan Jarnason 7,879 18.2 -2.2
Labor Pauline Neill 4,645 10.7 -8.9
Christian Democrats Beresford Thomas 549 1.3 +1.3
Total formal votes 43,260 97.4 +0.2
Informal votes 1,134 2.6 -0.2
Turnout 44,394 87.8
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Gabrielle Upton 31,564 81.4 +13.5
Labor Pauline Neill 7,215 18.6 -13.5
Two-candidate-preferred result
Liberal Gabrielle Upton 30,895 76.1 +10.0
Greens Susan Jarnason 9,714 23.9 -10.0
Liberal hold Swing +10.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Antony Green. "2011 New South Wales Election: Analysis of Results". NSW Parliamentary Library. Retrieved 20 September 2011. 

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