Electoral district of Summer Hill

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Summer Hill
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
Nsw electoral district summerhill 2015.svg
Location within Sydney
State New South Wales
Created 2015
MP Jo Haylen
Party Labor Party
Electors 56,716 (2017)
Area 15.9 km2 (6.1 sq mi)
Electorates around Summer Hill:
Drummoyne Drummoyne Balmain
Strathfield Summer Hill Newtown
Canterbury Rockdale Heffron

Summer Hill is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is represented by Jo Haylen of the Labor Party.

Summer Hill is an urban electorate in Sydney's inner west centred on the suburb of Summer Hill from which it takes its name. It also includes the suburbs of Ashbury, Ashfield, Dulwich Hill, Haberfield, Lewisham and Marrickville.[1]

Summer Hill is one of two new electorates (the other being Newtown) created in place of the abolished Marrickville for the 2015 state election. It takes its territory from areas previously belonging to the districts of Balmain, Canterbury, Marrickville and Strathfield.

Members for Summer Hill[edit]

Member Party Term
  Jo Haylen Labor 2015–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2015: Summer Hill[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Jo Haylen 20,370 43.3 +1.5
Greens Max Phillips 12,856 27.3 +3.0
Liberal Julie Passas 11,216 23.8 −4.4
No Land Tax Don Tauriello 855 1.8 +1.8
Christian Democrats Kylie French 799 1.7 −0.3
Socialist Alliance Susan Price 694 1.5 +1.5
James Cogan 287 0.6 +0.6
Total formal votes 47,077 96.7 +0.5
Informal votes 1,625 3.3 −0.5
Turnout 48,702 89.9 −1.4
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Jo Haylen 28,608 70.1 +7.5
Liberal Julie Passas 12,183 29.9 −7.5
Two-candidate-preferred result
Labor Jo Haylen 22,148 60.5 −2.1
Greens Max Phillips 14,440 39.5 +2.1
Labor hold Swing −2.1


  1. ^ "Map of electorate of Summer Hill" (PDF). NSW Electoral Commission. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  2. ^ State Electoral District of Summer Hill: First Preference Votes, NSWEC.
  3. ^ State Electoral District of Summer Hill: Distribution of Preferences, NSWEC.

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