Electoral district of Niddrie

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Niddrie
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
VIC Niddrie District 2014.png
Location of Niddrie (dark green) in Greater Melbourne
State Victoria
Created 1976
MP Ben Carroll
Party Australian Labor Party
Electors 42,548 (2014)
Area 35 km2 (13.5 sq mi)
Demographic Metropolitan

The Electoral district of Niddrie is a metropolitan electorate approximately 8 kilometres (5 mi) northwest of Melbourne, Australia in Victoria's Legislative Assembly.[1]

The Niddrie District covers an area of 35 square kilometres (14 sq mi), including the suburbs of Aberfeldie, Airport West, Avondale Heights, Essendon West, Keilor, Keilor East, Keilor Park and Niddrie and parts of the suburbs of Essendon and Taylors Lakes.

The district boundaries include Sharps Road for part of the north, Tullamarine Freeway and Roberts Street for parts of the east, Maribyrnong River in the south, and Sunshine Avenue for part of the west.

It is part of the Upper House Western Metropolitan Region.

Members for Niddrie[edit]

Member Party Term
  Jack Simpson Labor 1976–1988
  Bob Sercombe Labor 1988–1996
  Rob Hulls Labor 1996–2012
  Ben Carroll Labor 2012–present

Election results[edit]

Victorian state election, 2014: Niddrie[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Ben Carroll 17,342 46.2 +2.8
Liberal Rebecca Gauci Maurici 14,101 37.5 +0.6
Greens Sarah Roberts 3,045 8.1 +0.0
Independent Andrea Surace 1,002 2.7 +2.7
Voice for the West Paddy Dewan 892 2.4 +2.4
Independent Andrew Gunter 478 1.3 +1.3
Christians John Warner 394 1.1 +1.0
Independent Appollo Yianni 323 0.9 +0.9
Total formal votes 37,577 93.6 +1.3
Informal votes 2,572 6.4 −1.3
Turnout 40,149 94.4 +1.9
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ben Carroll 21,686 57.7 +3.2
Liberal Rebecca Gauci Maurici 15,891 42.3 −3.2
Labor hold Swing +3.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  2. ^ State Election 2014: Niddrie District, VEC.

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