Electoral district of Lowan
Location of Lowan (dark green) in Victoria
|Area||39,182 km2 (15,128.3 sq mi)|
The Electoral district of Lowan is a rural Victorian Legislative Assembly (Lower House) electoral district of the Victorian Parliament. It is located within the Western Victoria Region of the Legislative Council. It was initially created by the Electoral Act Amendment Act 1888, taking effect at the 1889 elections.
Lowan includes the country towns of Casterton, Coleraine, Dartmoor, Dimboola, Hamilton, Horsham, Jeparit, Kaniva, Nhill and Rainbow. It is the largest electoral district in Victoria. The current seat was established in 2002 although several previous seats held the same name.
Members for Lowan
|First incarnation (1889–1945)|
|Sir William Irvine||Unaligned||1894–1906|
|James Menzies||Comm Liberal||1911–1920|
|Marcus Wettenhall||Farmers Union||1920–1935|
|Second incarnation (1955–1992)|
|Wilfred Mibus||Liberal and Country||1955–1964|
|Bill McGrath||National Country||1979–1982|
|Third incarnation (2002–present)|
|Hugh Delahunty||The Nationals||2002–2014|
|Emma Kealy||The Nationals||2014–present|
|Country Alliance||Steve Price||1,796||4.6||+4.5|
|Total formal votes||38,982||95.5||−0.7|
- Parliaments of the Australian states and territories
- List of members of the Victorian Legislative Assembly
- "The Electoral Act Amendment Act 1888" (PDF). Australasian Legal Information Institute. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
- "Re-Member". Parliament of Victoria. Retrieved 12 March 2014.