Electoral district of Reynell

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South AustraliaHouse of Assembly
Map of Adelaide, South Australia with electoral district of Reynell highlighted
Electoral district of Reynell (green) in the Greater Adelaide area
State South Australia
Created 1993
MP Katrine Hildyard
Party Australian Labor Party (SA)
Namesake John Reynell
Electors 23,965 (2014)
Area 30 km2 (11.6 sq mi)
Demographic Metropolitan
Coordinates 35°6′50″S 138°30′30″E / 35.11389°S 138.50833°E / -35.11389; 138.50833Coordinates: 35°6′50″S 138°30′30″E / 35.11389°S 138.50833°E / -35.11389; 138.50833

Reynell is an electoral district of the House of Assembly in the Australian state of South Australia. It is named after John Reynell, a leading force in the founding of the Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia and noted 19th-century grape farmer and vineyard owner in the area. Reynell is a 30 km² urban residential and industrial electorate in Adelaide's far south. It includes the suburbs of Christie Downs, Lonsdale, Morphett Vale and O'Sullivan Beach, as well as part of Christies Beach. The suburb of Reynella is currently in the marginal Liberal seat of Mitchell.

Reynell was created for the 1993 state election as a fairly safe Labor seat, but was won by Julie Greig for the Liberals as part of a statewide landslide. It was reclaimed for Labor at the 1997 election by Gay Thompson. Labor's Katrine Hildyard succeeded her at the 2014 election.

Members for Reynell[edit]

Member Party Term
  Julie Greig Liberal 1993–1997
  Gay Thompson Labor 1997–2014
  Katrine Hildyard Labor 2014–present

Election results[edit]

South Australian state election, 2014: Reynell[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Katrine Hildyard 10,434 49.7 −2.5
Liberal Heidi Greaves 6,539 31.1 +0.5
Family First Nick Zollo 2,294 10.9 +2.2
Greens Robyn Holtham 1,734 8.3 +0.2
Total formal votes 21,001 95.6 −0.5
Informal votes 965 4.4 +0.5
Turnout 21,966 91.7 −1.5
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Katrine Hildyard 12,600 60.0 −0.5
Liberal Heidi Greaves 8,401 40.0 +0.5
Labor hold Swing −0.5