Electoral district of Blue Mountains

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Blue Mountains
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
State New South Wales
Created 1968
MP Trish Doyle
Party Labor Party
Electors 54,474 (2016)[1]
Area 1,422.63 km2 (549.3 sq mi)

Blue Mountains is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is represented by Trish Doyle of the Labor Party.

The 2004 redistribution of electoral districts estimated that the electoral district would have 45,289 electors on 29 April 2007.[2] Since the 2007 election it has encompassed all of the City of Blue Mountains, except Glenbrook and Lapstone.[3]

Members for Blue Mountains[edit]

Member Party Period
  Harold Coates Independent 1968–1976
  Mick Clough Labor 1976–1981
  Bob Debus Labor 1981–1988
  Barry Morris Liberal 1988–1994
  Independent 1994–1995
  Bob Debus Labor 1995–2007
  Phil Koperberg Labor 2007–2011
  Roza Sage Liberal 2011–2015
  Trish Doyle Labor 2015–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2015: Blue Mountains[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Trish Doyle 19,995 41.2 +18.7
Liberal Roza Sage 17,241 35.5 −4.1
Greens Alandra Tasire 7,888 16.2 −0.7
Christian Democrats Tony Piper 1,507 3.1 −1.1
Independent Mark Harrison 1,470 3.0 +3.0
No Land Tax Gianna Maiorana 450 0.9 +0.9
Total formal votes 48,551 97.5 +0.5
Informal votes 1,252 2.5 −0.5
Turnout 49,803 93.3 +0.7
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Trish Doyle 25,866 58.1 +13.5
Liberal Roza Sage 18,616 41.9 −13.5
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +13.5

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.office.elections.nsw.gov.au/enrol_to_vote/enrolment_statistics
  2. ^ "Redistribution Commissioners' Report" (PDF). Election Funding Authority of New South Wales. 21 December 2004. Retrieved 2006-12-05.
  3. ^ "Blue Mountains". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 17 April 2015.
  4. ^ State Electoral District of Blue Mountains: First Preference Votes, NSWEC.
  5. ^ State Electoral District of Blue Mountains: Distribution of Preferences, NSWEC.