Electoral district of Baulkham Hills

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Baulkham Hills
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
Baulkham hills NSW State Electoral District.png
Location within Sydney
State New South Wales
Created 1991
MP David Elliott
Party Liberal Party of Australia
Namesake Baulkham Hills, New South Wales
Electors 50,920 (2011)
Area 41 km2 (15.8 sq mi)
Demographic Outer Metropolitan

Baulkham Hills is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is a 41 km² electorate in Sydney's north-west, taking in the suburbs of Bella Vista, Baulkham Hills, Northmead, Carlingford and North Rocks. There were 50,920 electors enrolled within the district as of November 2011.

The Baulkham Hills electorate was first created in 1991, replacing the short-lived electorate of Carlingford (1988-1991). As with its predecessor, it covers a series of wealthy and largely conservative suburbs.

Members for Baulkham Hills[edit]

Member Party Period
  Wayne Merton Liberal 1991–2011
  David Elliott Liberal 2011–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2011: Baulkham Hills[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal David Elliott 31,000 66.0 +14.4
Labor Tony Hay 8,337 17.7 -13.3
Greens Mick Hollins 5,360 11.4 +3.9
Christian Democrats Kaia Thorpe 2,280 4.9 +0.0
Total formal votes 46,977 97.2 -0.3
Informal votes 1,330 2.8 +0.3
Turnout 48,307 94.8 +0.5
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal David Elliott 32,963 76.4 +15.9
Labor Tony Hay 10,161 23.6 -15.9
Liberal hold Swing +15.9

References[edit]

  1. ^ Antony Green. "2011 New South Wales Election: Analysis of Results". NSW Parliamentary Library. Retrieved 4 December 2011. 

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