Electoral district of Granville

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Granville
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
NSW Electoral District 2019 - Granville.png
Location within Sydney
StateNew South Wales
Dates current1894–1920, 1927–present
MPJulia Finn
PartyLabor Party
NamesakeGranville
Electors53,545 (2019)
Area22.64 km2 (8.7 sq mi)
Electorates around Granville:
Prospect Seven Hills Parramatta
Prospect Granville
Fairfield Bankstown Auburn

Granville is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales in Sydney's West. It is currently represented by Julia Finn of the Labor Party.

Granville includes the suburbs of Clyde, Granville, Holroyd, Mays Hill, Merrylands, Merrylands West, South Wentworthville and parts of Greystanes, Guildford, Parramatta, South Granville, Wentworthville and Westmead.[1]

History[edit]

Granville was first established in 1894, partly replacing part of Central Cumberland. In 1920, with the introduction of proportional representation, it was absorbed into Parramatta. Granville was recreated in 1927. It has historically tended to be a Labor seat.

Members for Granville[edit]

First incarnation (1894–1920)
Member Party Term
  George Smailes Labor 1894–1898
  John Nobbs Free Trade 1898–1901
  Liberal Reform 1901–1913
  Jack Lang Labor 1913–1920
Second incarnation (1927–present)
Member Party Term
  Bill Ely Labor 1927–1932
  Claude Fleck United Australia 1932–1938
  Bill Lamb Labor 1938–1940
  Labor (N-C) 1940–1941
  Labor 1941–1962
  Pat Flaherty Labor 1962–1984
  Laurie Ferguson Labor 1984–1990
  Kim Yeadon Labor 1990–2007
  David Borger Labor 2007–2011
  Tony Issa Liberal 2011–2015
  Julia Finn Labor 2015–present

Election results[edit]

2019 New South Wales state election: Granville[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Julia Finn 22,012 49.81 +8.78
Liberal Tony Issa 16,522 37.39 −0.27
Greens Benjamin Prociv 1,638 3.71 −1.69
Christian Democrats Keith Piper 1,631 3.69 −8.71
Independent Abdul Charaf 740 1.67 +1.67
Independent Steven Lopez 682 1.54 −0.35
Animal Justice Rohan Laxmanalal 652 1.48 +1.48
Linda Harris 314 0.71 +0.71
Total formal votes 44,191 95.35 +0.04
Informal votes 2,154 4.65 −0.04
Turnout 46,345 86.55 −2.62
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Julia Finn 23,629 57.64 +5.53
Liberal Tony Issa 17,365 42.36 −5.53
Labor hold Swing +5.53

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Granville". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 23 April 2015.
  2. ^ State Electoral District of Granville: First Preference Votes, NSWEC.
  3. ^ State Electoral District of Granville: Distribution of Preferences, NSWEC.

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