Electoral district of Eildon

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Eildon
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
VIC Eildon District 2014.png
Location of Eildon (dark green) in Victoria
State Victoria
Created 2014
MP Cindy McLeish
Party Liberal
Electors 41,479 (2014)
Area 10,027 km2 (3,871.4 sq mi)
Demographic Rural

The Electoral district of Eildon 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 is a new district created due to the abolition of the districts of Seymour and Benalla, taking in area to the south of these districts toward the outer northeastern suburbs of Melbourne. It includes the towns of Eildon, Healesville, Kinglake, Marysville, Mansfield, Warburton, Powelltown, and other towns in the Mansfield, Murrindindi, Yarra Ranges and Nillumbik local government areas.[2]

The abolished seat of Seymour was held by Liberal MP Cindy McLeish, who retained the new seat at the 2014 election.

Members[edit]

Member Party Term
  Cindy McLeish Liberal 2014–present

Election results[edit]

Victorian state election, 2014: Eildon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Cindy McLeish 16,070 43.4 +12.7
Labor Sally Brennan 10,375 28.0 −0.5
Greens Marie Sellstrom 4,323 11.7 +0.5
National Jim Child 2,253 6.1 −9.3
Country Alliance Jeff Leake 1,208 3.3 −1.6
Independent Bruce Argyle 1,172 3.2 +3.2
Family First David Prentice 883 2.4 +0.5
Independent Jane Judd 723 2.0 +2.0
Total formal votes 37,007 94.8 −0.1
Informal votes 2,042 5.2 +0.1
Turnout 39,049 94.1 −2.3
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Cindy McLeish 19,934 53.8 −3.9
Labor Sally Brennan 17,151 46.2 +3.9
Liberal hold Swing −3.9

References[edit]

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

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