Electoral district of Myall Lakes

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Myall Lakes
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
State New South Wales
Dates current 1988–present
MP Stephen Bromhead
Party The Nationals
Area 5,023.82 km2 (1,939.7 sq mi)

Myall Lakes is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is represented by Stephen Bromhead of The Nationals.

Myall Lakes covers most of the former Great Lakes Council including Forster, Tuncurry, Bulahdelah, Nabiac, Failford, Pacific Palms, Smiths Lake, Bungwahl, Coolongolook and Wootton, as well as most of the City of Greater Taree including Taree, Cundletown, Wingham, Tinonee, Old Bar, Krambach, Nabiac, Possum Brush and Hallidays Point.[1]

History[edit]

Myall Lakes was created in 1988, partly replacing Gloucester.

Members for Myall Lakes[edit]

Member Party Term
  John Turner National 1988–2011
  Stephen Bromhead National 2011–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2015: Myall Lakes[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Stephen Bromhead 22,617 46.9 −17.7
Labor David Keegan 13,483 27.9 +15.2
Independent Steve Attkins 7,295 15.1 +15.1
Greens Stephen Ballantine 3,186 6.6 −0.4
Christian Democrats Andrew Weatherstone 1,158 2.4 +2.4
No Land Tax Giovina Gouskos 515 1.1 +1.1
Total formal votes 48,254 97.0 +0.2
Informal votes 1,475 3.0 −0.2
Turnout 49,729 90.8 +0.4
Two-party-preferred result
National Stephen Bromhead 24,370 58.7 −19.8
Labor David Keegan 17,115 41.3 +19.8
National hold Swing −19.8

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