Electoral district of Seven Hills

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Seven Hills
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
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Location within Sydney
State New South Wales
Dates current 1981–1991
2015–present
MP Mark Taylor
Party Liberal Party of Australia
Namesake Seven Hills
Electors 54,258
Area 32.09 km2 (12.4 sq mi)

Seven Hills is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is represented by Mark Taylor of the Liberal Party.

It includes the suburbs of Constitution Hill, Northmead, Old Toongabbie and Winston Hills and parts of Seven Hills, Baulkham Hills, Blacktown, Kings Langley, Lalor Park, Pendle Hill, Prospect, Toongabbie, Wentworthville and Westmead.[1]

History[edit]

Seven Hills was established for the first time in 1981 but it was abolished in 1991. It was recreated from 2015 as a result of the 2013 redistribution.[2] It is named after and including the Sydney suburb of Seven Hills. Seven Hills' new boundaries largely consisted of areas from the abolished district of Toongabbie; however, the transfer of strong Labor voting areas to Blacktown and Prospect, and the addition of strong Liberal areas from Baulkham Hills significantly altered the political composition of the electorate, changing the estimated margin from an 0.3% advantage for Labor to a 8.8% advantage for the Liberals. The sitting member for Toongabbie was former Labor Premier Nathan Rees, who retired at the 2015 election.[3][4]

Members for Seven Hills[edit]

First Incarnation (1981–1991)
Member Party Period
  Bob Christie Labor 1981–1991
Second Incarnation (2015–present)
  Mark Taylor Liberal 2015–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2015: Seven Hills[5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Mark Taylor 23,789 49.7 +1.3
Labor Susai Benjamin 15,580 32.5 −0.5
Greens Balaji Naranapatti 3,414 7.1 −0.5
Christian Democrats Brendon Prentice 2,170 4.5 −0.3
Independent Leonard Brown 1,132 2.4 +2.4
No Land Tax Jennifer Sheahan 1,051 2.2 +2.2
Independent Indira Devi 744 1.6 +1.6
Total formal votes 47,880 96.1 +0.1
Informal votes 1,927 3.9 −0.1
Turnout 49,807 91.8 +0.3
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Mark Taylor 25,337 58.8 −0.0
Labor Susai Benjamin 17,791 41.3 +0.0
Liberal hold Swing −0.0

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