Electoral district of Granville

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New South WalesLegislative Assembly
Nsw electoral district granville 2015.svg
Location within Sydney
State New South Wales
Dates current 1894–1920, 1927–present
MP Julia Finn
Party Labor Party
Namesake Granville
Electors 53,770 (2017)
Area 22.64 km2 (8.7 sq mi)
Electorates around Granville:
Parramatta Parramatta Ryde
Granville Granville Drummoyne
Fairfield Bankstown Lakemba

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]


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]

New South Wales state election, 2015: Granville[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Julia Finn 18,555 41.0 +4.2
Liberal Tony Issa 17,032 37.7 −4.8
Christian Democrats Lara Taouk Sleiman 5,609 12.4 +7.1
Greens James Atanasious 2,441 5.4 −0.4
Independent Steven Lopez 857 1.9 +1.9
No Land Tax Mario Marra 732 1.6 +1.6
Total formal votes 45,226 95.3 +0.5
Informal votes 2,223 4.7 −0.5
Turnout 47,449 89.2 −1.9
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Julia Finn 20,662 52.1 +5.9
Liberal Tony Issa 18,987 47.9 −5.9
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +5.9


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