Electoral district of Clarinda

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VictoriaLegislative Assembly
VIC Clarinda District 2014.png
Location of Clarinda (dark green) in Greater Melbourne
State Victoria
Created 2014
MP Hong Lim
Party Labor
Electors 43,698 (2014)
Area 43 km2 (16.6 sq mi)
Demographic Metropolitan

The Electoral district of Clarinda is an electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly in Australia. It was created in the redistribution of electoral boundaries in 2013, and came into effect at the 2014 state election.[1]

It largely covers the area of the abolished district of Clayton, covering south east suburbs in Melbourne. It includes the suburbs of Clarinda, Clayton, Springvale, Heatherton and Cheltenham.[2]

The abolished district of Clayton was held by Labor MP Hong Lim, who retained the new seat at the 2014 election.


Member Party Term
  Hong Lim Labor 2014–present

Election results[edit]

Victorian state election, 2014: Clarinda
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Hong Lim 20,029 53.3 +1.0
Liberal Gandhi Bevinakoppa 10,965 29.2 −4.1
Greens James Talbot-Kamoen 4,239 11.3 +2.7
Rise Up Australia Melanie Vassiliou 1,340 3.6 +3.6
Independent James Marinis 1,034 2.7 +2.7
Total formal votes 37,700 93.9 −0.0
Informal votes 2,466 6.1 +0.0
Turnout 40,166 91.9 +0.4
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Hong Lim 24,713 65.8 +3.4
Liberal Gandhi Bevinakoppa 12,833 34.2 −3.4
Labor hold Swing +3.4


  1. ^ "Summary of Changes". Victorian Electoral Boundary Commission. Archived from the original on 17 October 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Map of Clarinda District". Victorian Electoral Boundary Commission. 

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