Electoral district of Wollongong
New South Wales—Legislative Assembly
|State||New South Wales|
Wollongong was created in 1904, replacing Illawarra. In 1920, with the introduction of proportional representation, it was absorbed into Wollondilly, along with Allowrie. In 1927, with the abolition of proportional representation, it was recreated, along with a new Illawarra electorate. In 1930, it was replaced by Bulli. In 1941, a new electorate of Wollongong-Kembla was created. This was split into Wollongong and Kembla in 1968.
Wollongong has rarely been won by right-wing parties and in recent decades has become one of Labor's safest seats.
Members for Wollongong
|First incarnation (1904—1920)|
|Second incarnation (1927—1930)|
|Third incarnation (1968—present)|
|New South Wales state election, 2011: Wollongong|
|Christian Democrats||Clarrie Pratt||1,127||2.5||-3.1|
|Total formal votes||45,068||96.3||0.0|
- Antony Green. "2011 New South Wales Election: Analysis of Results". NSW Parliamentary Library. Retrieved 10 December 2011.