Electoral district of Lismore
New South Wales—Legislative Assembly
Location in New South Wales
|State||New South Wales|
|Namesake||Lismore, New South Wales|
|Area||13,020.61 km2 (5,027.3 sq mi)|
The electoral district includes all of the City of Lismore (including Lismore, Lindendale, Nimbin, Dunoon and Clunes), much of inland Tweed Shire (including Murwillumbah, Tyalgum and Uki), all of Kyogle Council (including Kyogle, Bonalbo, Tabulam and Woodenbong) and all of Tenterfield Shire.
Lismore was first created with the end of multi-member districts in 1894, when it was split from Richmond. In 1904, it was abolished with the reduction in the size of the Legislative Assembly, after Federation. In 1913, Lismore was recreated, replacing Richmond. With the introduction of proportional representation in 1920, Lismore and Clarence were absorbed into Byron. With the end of proportional representation in 1927, Lismore and Clarence were recreated.
Members for Lismore
|First incarnation (1894–1904)|
|John Coleman||Independent Liberal||1901–1904|
|Second incarnation (1913–1920)|
|George Nesbitt||Liberal Reform||1913–1917|
|Third incarnation (1927–present)|
|Animal Justice||Alison Waters||1,184||2.46||+0.94|
|Sustainable Australia||David Taylor||742||1.54||+1.54|
|Total formal votes||48,145||96.96||−0.82|
|Labor gain from National||Swing||+1.57|
- "Lismore". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 27 February 2015.
- State Electoral District of Lismore: First Preference Votes, NSWEC.
- State Electoral District of Lismore: Distribution of Preferences, NSWEC.