John Gardner (Australian politician)

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John Gardner
Incumbent
Assumed office
20 March 2010
Preceded by Lindsay Simmons
Constituency Morialta
Personal details
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party
Profession Politician

John Anthony William Gardner is an Australian politician representing the seat of Morialta in the South Australian House of Assembly for the Liberal Party since the 2010 election.

The new seat of Morialta to replace Coles was won by Liberal Party incumbent Joan Hall on a two-party vote of 54.1 percent at the 2002 election. Labor's Lindsay Simmons defeated Hall at the 2006 election with 57.9 percent of the two-party vote, an 11.2 percent post-redistribution swing. Gardner defeated Simmons at the 2010 election, receiving 54.1 percent of the two-party vote, an 11.1 percent post-redistribution swing.[1] He increased his two-party vote to 60 percent at the 2014 election.

Gardner had previously been a senior staffer for Christopher Pyne, Liberal MP for the federal seat of Sturt. Gardner currently lives in his childhood suburb of Rostrevor within the electorate of Morialta.

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South Australian House of Assembly
Preceded by
Lindsay Simmons
Member for Morialta
2010–present
Incumbent