Electoral district of Lake Macquarie

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Lake Macquarie
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
State New South Wales
Dates current 1950–present
MP Greg Piper
Party Independent
Area 531.46 km2 (205.2 sq mi)

Lake Macquarie is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Hunter Region of the Australian state of New South Wales. It is currently represented by the independent Greg Piper.

Lake Macquarie currently is entirely located in the City of Lake Macquarie and includes suburbs as far north as Killingworth, Boolaroo and Cardiff and as far east as Cardiff South.[1] Suburbs further north are in Cessnock and Wallsend and suburbs further east are in Charlestown and Swansea.

Members for Lake Macquarie[edit]

Member Party Term
  Jim Simpson Labor 1950–1968
  Merv Hunter Labor 1969–1991
  Jeff Hunter Labor 1991–2007
  Greg Piper Independent 2007–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2015: Lake Macquarie[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Greg Piper 20,251 42.5 +1.1
Labor Melissa Cleary 14,625 30.7 +10.2
Liberal Daniel Collard 8,007 16.8 −10.6
Greens Ivan Macfadyen 2,363 5.0 −1.7
Animal Justice Susan Strain 1,143 2.4 +2.4
Christian Democrats Kim Gritten 898 1.9 −0.9
No Land Tax Andrew Coroneo 412 0.9 +0.9
Total formal votes 47,699 96.8 +0.4
Informal votes 1,596 3.2 −0.4
Turnout 49,295 91.0 −1.4
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Melissa Cleary 19,309 63.2 +20.6
Liberal Daniel Collard 11,262 36.8 −20.6
Two-candidate-preferred result
Independent Greg Piper 24,152 60.7 −3.9
Labor Melissa Cleary 15,646 39.3 +39.3
Independent hold Swing −3.9

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