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 Labor 2015–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2015: Prospect[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Hugh McDermott 21,156 44.8 +4.3
Liberal Andrew Rohan 18,158 38.5 −3.8
Christian Democrats Sam Georgis 3,351 7.1 −0.2
Greens Sujan Selventhiran 3,214 6.8 −0.4
No Land Tax Angelo Esposito 1,345 2.8 +2.8
Total formal votes 47,224 95.2 +0.8
Informal votes 2,393 4.8 −0.8
Turnout 49,617 91.4 +2.6
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Hugh McDermott 22,946 53.4 +4.5
Liberal Andrew Rohan 20,027 46.6 −4.5
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +4.5


  1. ^ "Prospect". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  2. ^ State Electoral District of Prospect: First Preference Votes, NSWEC.
  3. ^ State Electoral District of Prospect: Distribution of Preferences, NSWEC.