Electoral district of Wagga Wagga

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Location in New South Wales

Wagga Wagga is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is represented by Daryl Maguire of the Liberal Party of Australia.

According to the report for the 2004 redistribution of electoral districts, it is estimated that the electoral district will have 48,460 electors on 29 April 2007.[1] At the 2007 election it included the City of Wagga Wagga, Lockhart Shire and Tumut Shire (except for an area around Cabramurra).[2]

History[edit]

Wagga Wagga was created in 1894. In 1920, Wagga Wagga, Albury and Corowa was absorbed into Murray and elected four members under proportional representation. At the end of proportional representation in 1927, Wagga Wagga was recreated.

Members for Wagga Wagga[edit]

The office of the member for Wagga Wagga
First incarnation (1894–1904)
Member Party Term
  James Gormly Protectionist 1894–1901
  Progressive 1901–1904
Second incarnation (1913–1920)
Member Party Term
  Walter Boston Labor 1913–1917
  George Beeby Nationalist 1917–1920
Third incarnation (1927–present)
Member Party Term
  Matthew Kilpatrick Country 1927–1941
  Eddie Graham Labor 1941–1957
  Wal Fife Liberal 1957–1975
  Joe Schipp Liberal 1975–1999
  Daryl Maguire Liberal 1999–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2011: Wagga Wagga[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Daryl Maguire 24,393 53.5 -5.5
Independent Joe McGirr 13,960 30.6 +30.6
Labor Glenn Elliott-Rudder 4,609 10.1 -22.4
Greens Ros Prangnell 1,527 3.4 -5.0
Christian Democrats Sylvia Mulholland 1,070 2.3 +2.3
Total formal votes 45,559 97.8 -0.1
Informal votes 1,028 2.2 +0.1
Turnout 46,587 92.3
Two-candidate-preferred result
Liberal Daryl Maguire 25,542 60.3 -2.8
Independent Joe McGirr 16,823 39.7 +39.7
Liberal hold Swing -2.8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Redistribution Commissioners' Report". Election Funding Authority of New South Wales. 21 December 2004. Retrieved 2006-12-18. 
  2. ^ "Wagga Wagga Electoral District". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 2007-01-23. 
  3. ^ Antony Green. "2011 New South Wales Election: Analysis of Results". NSW Parliamentary Library. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 

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