Electoral district of Bankstown

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Bankstown
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
Nsw electoral district bankstown 2015.svg
Location within Sydney
State New South Wales
Created 1927
MP Tania Mihailuk
Party Australian Labor Party
Namesake Bankstown, New South Wales
Electors 49,017 (2011)
Area 23 km2 (8.9 sq mi)
Demographic Inner Metropolitan

Bankstown is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales in Sydney's West. It has historically been one of the safest Labor seats in New South Wales. It is currently represented by Tania Mihailuk.

Bankstown includes the suburbs of Bankstown, Bass Hill, Birrong, Chester Hill, Condell Park, Georges Hall, Lansdowne, Potts Hill, Punchbowl, Regents Park, Revesby, Sefton, Villawood, Yagoona.[1]

Members for Bankstown[edit]

Member Party Period
  James McGirr Labor 1927–1940
  Labor (N-C) 1940–1941
  Labor 1941–1950
  Spence Powell Labor 1950–1962
  Nick Kearns Labor 1962–1980
  Ric Mochalski Labor 1980–1986
  Doug Shedden Labor 1987–1999
  Tony Stewart Labor 1999–2011
  Tania Mihailuk Labor 2011–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2015: Bankstown[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Tania Mihailuk 24,170 56.3 +8.8
Liberal George Zakhia 13,408 31.2 +0.9
Greens Luke Poliszcuk 1,903 4.4 −0.8
Christian Democrats Juliat Nasr 1,813 4.2 −0.2
No Land Tax Jeremy Lawrance 1,113 2.6 +2.6
Oscar Grenfell 501 1.2 +1.2
Total formal votes 42,908 93.9 +1.2
Informal votes 2,785 6.1 −1.2
Turnout 45,693 87.0 −1.7
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Tania Mihailuk 25,382 64.0 +3.4
Liberal George Zakhia 14,293 36.0 −3.4
Labor hold Swing +3.4

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