Electoral district of Hornsby

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New South WalesLegislative Assembly
Nsw electoral district hornsby 2015.svg
Location within Sydney
State New South Wales
Created 1927–1991, 1999–present
MP Matt Kean
Party Liberal Party of Australia
Electors 55,058 (2017)[1]
Area 320.13 km2 (123.6 sq mi)
Electorates around Hornsby:
Hawkesbury Hawkesbury Gosford
Hawkesbury Hornsby Pittwater
Castle Hill Epping Ku-ring-gai

Electoral district of Hornsby is an electoral district of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly in Australia. Hornsby is one of two post-1927 electorates to have never been held by the Labor party and always by the Liberals, a predecessor party to the Liberals, or an independent, the other such district being Vaucluse. It is represented by Matt Kean of the Liberal Party of Australia.

Members for Hornsby[edit]

First incarnation (1927–1991)
Member Party Term
  James Shand Nationalist 1927–1932
  United Australia 1932–1941
  Independent UAP 1941–1941
  Sydney Storey Independent UAP 1941–1945
  Liberal 1945–1962
  Independent Liberal 1962–1962
  John Maddison Liberal 1962–1973
  Neil Pickard Liberal 1973–1991
Second incarnation (1999–present)
  Stephen O'Doherty Liberal 1999–2002
  Judy Hopwood Liberal 2002–2011
  Matt Kean Liberal 2011–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2015: Hornsby[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Matt Kean 29,097 58.4 +8.1
Labor Steve Ackerman 9,647 19.4 +8.4
Greens John Storey 6,925 13.9 +1.4
Independent Mick Gallagher 2,379 4.8 +1.4
Christian Democrats Leighton Thew 1,256 2.5 −0.8
No Land Tax Mary Di Cosmo 542 1.1 +1.1
Total formal votes 49,846 97.7 +0.8
Informal votes 1,164 2.3 −0.8
Turnout 51,010 93.4 +1.0
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Matt Kean 31,225 68.9 −7.5
Labor Steve Ackerman 14,065 31.1 +7.5
Liberal hold Swing −7.5


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