Electoral district of Rowville

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Rowville
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
VIC Rowville District 2014.png
Location of Rowville (dark green) in Greater Melbourne
State Victoria
Created 2014
MP Kim Wells
Party Liberal
Electors 38,834 (2014)
Area 53 km2 (20.5 sq mi)
Demographic Metropolitan

The Electoral district of Rowville is an electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly in Australia. It was created in the redistribution of electoral boundaries in 2013, and came into effect at the 2014 state election.[1]

It largely covers the area of the abolished district of Scoresby, covering eastern suburbs of Melbourne. It includes the suburbs of Rowville, Lysterfield, Ferntree Gully, Scoresby and Knoxfield.[2]

The abolished seat of Scoresby was held by Liberal MP Kim Wells, who retained the new seat at the 2014 election.

Members[edit]

Member Party Term
  Kim Wells Liberal 2014–present

Results[edit]

Victorian state election, 2014: Rowville[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Kim Wells 18,758 53.8 −3.5
Labor Tamika Hicks 12,419 35.7 +5.7
Greens Tim Wise 2,566 7.4 +0.8
Rise Up Australia Leanne Price 1,096 3.2 +3.1
Total formal votes 34,839 94.5 −0.3
Informal votes 2,042 5.5 +0.3
Turnout 36,881 95.0 +3.0
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Kim Wells 20,363 58.4 −4.7
Labor Tamika Hicks 14,499 41.6 +4.7
Liberal hold Swing −4.7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Summary of Changes". Victorian Electoral Boundary Commission. Archived from the original on 17 October 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Map of Rowville District". Victorian Electoral Boundaries Commission. 
  3. ^ State Election 2014: Rowville District, VEC.

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