Electoral district of Penrith
New South Wales—Legislative Assembly
Location within Sydney
|State||New South Wales|
|Area||75.61 km2 (29.2 sq mi)|
Penrith is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It has been represented by Stuart Ayres of the Liberal Party since the 2010 by-election. It was a safe Labor seat for most of its history before 2010, but Ayres won the 2010 by-election with a swing of 25.7 percent—at the time, the biggest swing against a sitting government in New South Wales history.
Penrith includes the suburbs of Penrith, Emu Heights, Emu Plains, Glenbrook, Jamisontown, Lapstone, Lemongrove, Leonay, South Penrith and parts of Blaxland, Caddens, Cambridge Park, Castlereagh, Cambridge Gardens, Cranebrook, Kingswood and Werrington.
Members for Penrith
|Faye Lo Po'||Labor||1991–2003|
|Christian Democrats||May Spencer||1,856||3.9||−1.7|
|No Land Tax||Angelo Pezzano||949||2.0||+2.0|
|Total formal votes||47,578||96.0||+0.2|
- "Penrith". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
- State Electoral District of Penrith: First Preference Votes, NSWEC.
- State Electoral District of Penrith: Distribution of Preferences, NSWEC.