Electoral district of Lakemba

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New South WalesLegislative Assembly
Nsw electoral district lakemba 2015.svg
Location within Sydney
State New South Wales
Dates current 1927–present
MP Jihad Dib
Party Australian Labor Party
Area 23.70 km2 (9.2 sq mi)

Lakemba is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales, located in the South-Western suburbs of Sydney. It has been held by the Australian Labor Party since its creation in 1927. It was represented by Morris Iemma, who was Premier of New South Wales from 3 August 2005 until his resignation on 5 September 2008. It has been held by Jihad Dib since the 2015 election.

Lakemba includes the suburbs of Chullora, Greenacre, Lakemba, Mount Lewis, Punchbowl, Wiley Park and parts of Bankstown, Belmore, Beverly Hills, Narwee, Riverwood and Roselands.[1]

Members for Lakemba[edit]

Member Party Term
  Fred Stanley Labor 1927–1940
  Labor (N-C) 1940–1941
  Labor 1941–1950
  Independent Labor 1950
  Stan Wyatt Labor 1950–1964
  Vince Durick Labor 1964–1984
  Wes Davoren Labor 1984–1995
  Tony Stewart Labor 1995–1999
  Morris Iemma Labor 1999–2008
  Robert Furolo Labor 2008–2015
  Jihad Dib Labor 2015–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2015: Lakemba[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Jihad Dib 25,638 57.3 +11.1
Liberal Rashid Bhuiyan 9,271 20.7 −13.1
Christian Democrats George El-Dahr 5,728 12.8 +8.2
Greens Chris Garvin 3,348 7.5 +1.9
No Land Tax Yahya Chehab 757 1.7 +1.7
Total formal votes 44,742 94.5 +1.1
Informal votes 2,624 5.5 −1.1
Turnout 47,366 86.9 +2.5
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Jihad Dib 27,338 71.6 +14.2
Liberal Rashid Bhuiyan 10,864 28.4 −14.2
Labor hold Swing +14.2


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