Electoral district of Maroubra

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Maroubra
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
Nsw electoral district maroubra 2015.svg
Location within Sydney
State New South Wales
Dates current 1950–present
MP Michael Daley
Party Australian Labor Party
Area 46.33 km2 (17.9 sq mi)

Maroubra is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is currently represented by Michael Daley of the Australian Labor Party,

Maroubra includes the suburbs of Banksmeadow, Botany, Chifley, Daceyville, Eastgardens, Hillsdale, Kingsford, La Perouse, Little Bay, Malabar, Maroubra, Maroubra Junction, Matraville, Pagewood, Phillip Bay, Port Botany and parts of Eastlakes.[1]

History[edit]

Maroubra is one of three other electorates in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly to have been held by two Premiers of New South Wales while in office. Both Premiers Bob Heffron and Bob Carr have held Maroubra while in office, the other two electorates being Willoughby, Wollondilly and Ku-ring-gai.

Maroubra has always been a safe seat for the Australian Labor Party. It has had one of the fewest turnover of members of current seats in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly, with just four members in over 60 years - equal to Lake Macquarie and Wagga Wagga.

Members for Maroubra[edit]

Member Party Term
  Bob Heffron Labor 1950–1968
  Bill Haigh Labor 1968–1983
  Bob Carr Labor 1983–2005
  Michael Daley Labor 2005–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2015: Maroubra[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Michael Daley 24,358 52.4 +7.3
Liberal Brendan Roberts 16,440 35.4 −7.6
Greens James Cruz 4,107 8.8 −0.9
No Land Tax Georgia Constantinou 918 2.0 +2.0
Christian Democrats Jacquie Shiha 672 1.4 −0.5
Total formal votes 46,495 97.1 +0.7
Informal votes 1,376 2.9 −0.7
Turnout 47,871 90.0 −0.4
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Michael Daley 26,476 60.8 +8.6
Liberal Brendan Roberts 17,041 39.2 −8.6
Labor hold Swing +8.6

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