Electoral district of Auburn
New South Wales—Legislative Assembly
Location within Sydney
|State||New South Wales|
|Namesake||Auburn, New South Wales|
|Area||39 km2 (15.1 sq mi)|
Auburn includes the suburbs of Auburn, Berala, Homebush Bay, Lidcombe, Newington, Rookwood, Silverwater, South Granville, Sydney Olympic Park, Wentworth Point and parts of Chester Hill, Guildford, Merrylands and Regents Park.
Auburn was created in 1927. It has been held by the Labor Party for its entire existence, and for most of that time has been one of Labor's safest seats in New South Wales. It is considered a part of Labor's heartland in Western Sydney.
Auburn was once represented by former Premier, Jack Lang, and later by his son, James Lang. The seat was once vacant for four months; between December, 1955 and March, 1956; as a result of the death of Edgar Dring. A by-election was not held, given the relatively short amount of time left until the 1956 New South Wales state election.
|James Lang||Lang Labor||1946–1950|
|No Land Tax||Kays Ahmed||1,857||4.2||+4.2|
|Christian Democrats||Raema Walker||1,836||4.2||−0.5|
|Total formal votes||43,783||94.5||+0.1|
- "Auburn". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 22 April 2015.
- "Labor has `let down heartland' O'Farrell".
- "Eight Western Sydney Labor MPs rebel against Nathan Rees on Parklea prison privatisation".
- State Electoral District of Auburn: First Preference Votes, NSWEC.
- State Electoral District of Auburn: Distribution of Preferences, NSWEC.