Electoral district of Dunstan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Dunstan
South AustraliaHouse of Assembly
Map of Adelaide, South Australia with electoral district of Dunstan highlighted
Electoral district of Dunstan (green) in the Greater Adelaide area
State South Australia
Created 2014
MP Steven Marshall
Party Liberal Party of Australia (SA)
Namesake Don Dunstan
Electors 24,581 (2014)
Area 14.6 km2 (5.6 sq mi)
Demographic Metropolitan
Coordinates 34°54′5″S 138°38′8″E / 34.90139°S 138.63556°E / -34.90139; 138.63556Coordinates: 34°54′5″S 138°38′8″E / 34.90139°S 138.63556°E / -34.90139; 138.63556

Dunstan is an electoral district of the House of Assembly in the Australian state of South Australia, covering the inner eastern suburbs of Beulah Park, College Park, Evandale, Firle, Hackney, Joslin, Kensington, Kent Town, Marden, Maylands, Norwood, Payneham South, Royston Park, St Morris, St Peters, Stepney, Trinity Gardens and Vale Park and parts of Klemzig and Payneham.

The electorate was created in a 2012 redistribution of electoral boundaries. It was essentially a reconfigured version of Norwood, with electoral boundaries remaining unchanged. It is named after the 35th Premier of South Australia Don Dunstan, who represented Norwood for Labor from 1953 to 1979. As of the 2010 election it was the first time that Labor was in government without holding Norwood.

The seat is held by Liberal Opposition Leader Steven Marshall.

Members for Dunstan[edit]

Member Party Term
  Steven Marshall Liberal 2014–present

Election results[edit]

South Australian state election, 2014: Dunstan[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Steven Marshall 10,978 50.0 +3.7
Labor Jo Chapley 7,881 35.9 +2.1
Greens Michael Donato 2,465 11.2 −0.5
Dignity for Disability Rick Neagle 624 2.8 +1.0
Total formal votes 21,948 97.8 +1.4
Informal votes 494 2.2 −1.4
Turnout 22,442 91.3 −0.4
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Steven Marshall 11,656 53.1 −1.7
Labor Jo Chapley 10,292 46.9 +1.7
Liberal hold Swing −1.7

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]