Electoral district of Derrimut

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Derrimut
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
State Victoria
Dates current 1985–1992, 2002–2014
Electors 40,846 (2010)
Area 50 km2 (19.3 sq mi)
Demographic Metropolitan

Derrimut was an electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly.[1] It was located in the western suburbs of Melbourne and contained the suburbs of Albion, Derrimut as well as parts of St Albans and Sunshine.

It was first created in the redistribution undertaken before the 1985 election where it was easily won by the Labor Party's David Cunningham he held the seat until it was abolished before the 1992 election with Cunningham contesting and winning the seat of Melton.

However the seat was re-established prior to the 2002 election where it was won by Telmo Languiller whose seat of Sunshine was abolished in the same redistribution. Derrimut was again abolished in 2014, with Languiller shifting to the seat of Tarneit.

Members[edit]

First incarnation (1985–1992)
Member Party Term
  David Cunningham Labor 1985–1992  
Second incarnation (2002–2014)
Member Party Term
  Telmo Languiller   Labor 2002–2014

Election results[edit]

Victorian state election, 2010: Derrimut
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Telmo Languiller 17,076 49.83 -13.61
Liberal Wayne Tseng 7,971 23.26 +4.34
Greens Geraldine Brooks 5,783 16.88 +8.89
Family First Colin Moyle 2,001 5.84 -1.60
Democratic Labor Michael Deverala 1,436 4.19 +4.19
Total formal votes 34,267 92.18 +0.69
Informal votes 2,906 7.89 -0.69
Turnout 37,173 91.01 -0.64
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Telmo Languiller 22,123 64.35 -9.95
Liberal Wayne Tseng 12,254 35.65 +9.95
Labor hold Swing -9.95

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 

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