Electoral district of Maroubra

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Maroubra
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
NSW Electoral District 2019 - Maroubra.png
Location within Sydney
StateNew South Wales
Dates current1950–present
MPMichael Daley
PartyLabor Party
Electors56,169 (2019)
Area46.33 km2 (17.9 sq mi)
Electorates around Maroubra:
Heffron Heffron Coogee
Rockdale Maroubra Pacific Ocean
Cronulla Cronulla Pacific Ocean

Maroubra is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is currently represented by Michael Daley,former leader of the 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 current 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 Wollondilly and Ku-ring-gai.

Maroubra has always been a safe seat for the 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 with the electorates of 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]

2019 New South Wales state election: Maroubra[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Michael Daley 20,243 41.93 −10.46
Liberal Pat Farmer 15,329 31.75 −3.61
Independent Noel D'Souza 6,492 13.45 +13.45
Greens James Cruz 3,517 7.28 −1.55
Keep Sydney Open Rowan Kos 1,242 2.57 +2.57
Sustainable Australia Petra Campbell 923 1.91 +1.91
Conservatives Caroline Simons 532 1.10 +1.10
Total formal votes 48,278 97.25 +0.13
Informal votes 1,364 2.75 −0.13
Turnout 49,642 88.38 −1.58
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Michael Daley 24,026 58.46 −2.38
Liberal Pat Farmer 17,069 41.54 +2.38
Labor hold Swing −2.38

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maroubra". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 20 April 2015.
  2. ^ State Electoral District of Maroubra: First Preference Votes, NSWEC.
  3. ^ State Electoral District of Maroubra: Distribution of Preferences, NSWEC.

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