Electoral district of Menai

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Location within Sydney

Menai was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales from 1999 to 2015. It was most recently represented by Melanie Gibbons of the Liberal Party of Australia. Currently, it is the only state seat in the state of New South Wales to have always been represented by a woman. This district was abolished in the 2013 redistribution, largely replaced by Holsworthy.[1]

Members for Menai[edit]

Member Party Term
  Alison Megarrity Labor 1999–2011
  Melanie Gibbons Liberal 2011–2015

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2011: Menai[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Melanie Gibbons 27,593 61.0 +18.4
Labor Peter Scaysbrook 8,732 19.3 -26.1
Greens Simone Morrissey 3,502 7.7 +3.2
Independent Jim McGoldrick 3,040 6.7 +6.7
Christian Democrats Lindsay Johnson 2,371 5.2 +5.2
Total formal votes 45,238 96.8 -0.7
Informal votes 1,479 3.2 +0.7
Turnout 46,717 94.3 +0.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Melanie Gibbons 29,954 74.4 +27.1
Labor Peter Scaysbrook 10,313 25.6 -27.1
Liberal gain from Labor Swing -27.1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Overview of Determinations". NSW 2013 Redistribution. 
  2. ^ Antony Green. "2011 New South Wales Election: Analysis of Results" (PDF). NSW Parliamentary Library. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 October 2012. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 

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