Electoral district of Niddrie

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Niddrie
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
VIC Niddrie District 2014.png
Location of Niddrie (dark green) in Greater Melbourne
StateVictoria
Created1976
MPBen Carroll
PartyLabor Party
Electors44,716 (2018)
Area35 km2 (13.5 sq mi)
DemographicMetropolitan

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]

2018 Victorian state election: Niddrie[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Ben Carroll 21,042 54.79 +8.64
Liberal Ben Reeson 13,121 34.16 −3.36
Greens Jean-Luke Desmarais 2,629 6.85 −1.26
Animal Justice Rebbecca Primmer 1,615 4.21 +4.20
Total formal votes 38,407 94.38 +0.78
Informal votes 2,289 5.62 −0.78
Turnout 40,696 91.01 −3.35
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Ben Carroll 24,021 62.59 +4.88
Liberal Ben Reeson 14,358 37.41 −4.88
Labor hold Swing +4.88

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 29 May 2014.
  2. ^ State Election 2018: Niddrie District, VEC.

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