Electoral district of Werribee

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Werribee
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
VIC Werribee District 2014.png
Location of Werribee (dark green) in Greater Melbourne
State Victoria
Dates current 1976–2002, 2014–
MP Tim Pallas
Party Labor
Namesake Suburb of Werribee
Electors 38,928
Area 377 km2 (145.6 sq mi)
Demographic Outer Metropolitan

The Electoral district of Werribee is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Victoria. It has existed in two incarnations, first from 1976 to 2002,[1] and was created again in the 2013 redistribution and will come into effect at the 2014 state election.[2]

Based on the rapidly growing outer south west suburbs of Melbourne, it takes in areas from Tarneit and Lara. It covers the suburbs of Werribee, Wyndham Vale, and the rural areas surrounding these suburbs to the south and west.[3]

Werribee is estimated to be a safe Labor seat with a margin of 11.4%.[4]

Members[edit]

First incarnation (1976–2002)
Member Party Term
  Neville Hudson Liberal 1976–1979
  Ken Coghill Labor 1979–1996
  Mary Gillett Labor 1996–2002
Second incarnation (2014–present)
Member Party Term
  Tim Pallas Labor 2014–present

Election results[edit]

Victorian state election, 2014: Werribee[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Tim Pallas 20,338 56.6 +8.1
Liberal Tarun Singh 10,327 28.7 −3.7
Greens Bro Sheffield-Brotherton 3,049 8.5 −0.9
Christians Anne Okumu 1,167 3.2 +3.2
Voice For The West Nhan Hoang Tran 1,045 2.9 +2.9
Total formal votes 35,926 93.6 −0.6
Informal votes 2,446 6.4 +0.6
Turnout 38,372 92.7 −1.0
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Tim Pallas 23,607 65.7 +4.2
Liberal Tarun Singh 12,349 34.4 −4.2
Labor hold Swing +4.2

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 28 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Summary of Changes". Victorian Electoral Boundary Commission. Retrieved 17 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Map of Werribee District". Victorian Electoral Boundaries Commission. 
  4. ^ Green, Antony. "2013 Victorian Redistribution Analysis of Electoral Boundaries". ABC. 
  5. ^ State Election 2014: Werribee District, VEC.

Coordinates: 37°55′S 144°40′E / 37.917°S 144.667°E / -37.917; 144.667