Electoral district of Prospect

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New South WalesLegislative Assembly
NSW Electoral District 2019 - Prospect.png
Location in Sydney
StateNew South Wales
MPHugh McDermott
PartyLabor Party
NamesakeProspect, New South Wales
Electors54,422 (2019)
Area70.6 km2 (27.3 sq mi)
DemographicOuter Metropolitan
Electorates around Prospect:
Mount Druitt Blacktown Seven Hills
Mulgoa Prospect Granville
Mulgoa Cabramatta Fairfield

Prospect is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. An urban electorate in western Sydney, it is centred on the suburb of Prospect from which it takes its name. It also includes the suburbs of Arndell Park, Bossley Park, Bungarribee, Girraween, Huntingwood, Pemulwuy, Prairiewood, Wetherill Park, as well as parts of Blacktown, Eastern Creek, Greystanes, Pendle Hill and Smithfield.[1]

Prospect is represented by Hugh McDermott of the Labor Party.

Prospect was created as a result of the 2013 redistribution and largely replaced the abolished electorate of Smithfield.

Members for Prospect[edit]

Member Party Term
  Hugh McDermott[2] Labor 2015–present

Election results[edit]

2019 New South Wales state election: Prospect [3][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Hugh McDermott 24,235 51.73 +6.94
Liberal Matthew Hana 15,851 33.84 −4.61
Independent Milan Maksimovic 2,950 6.30 +6.30
Greens Dorothea Newland 2,345 5.01 −1.80
Animal Justice Catherine Ward 1,464 3.13 +3.13
Total formal votes 46,845 95.43 +0.26
Informal votes 2,242 4.57 −0.26
Turnout 49,087 90.20 −1.23
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Hugh McDermott 26,008 60.66 +7.26
Liberal Matthew Hana 16,867 39.34 −7.26
Labor hold Swing +7.26


  1. ^ "Prospect". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Dr (Hugh) Paul Joseph Hugh McDermott MP". Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 7 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Prospect: First Preference Votes". 2019 NSW election results. NSW Electoral Commission. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Prospect: Distribution of Preferences". 2019 NSW election results. NSW Electoral Commission. Retrieved 22 September 2019.