Electoral district of Swansea

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Swansea
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
State New South Wales
Dates current 1981–present
MP Yasmin Catley
Party Australian Labor Party
Area 191.45 km2 (73.9 sq mi)

Swansea is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Hunter Region of the Australian state of New South Wales. It is represented by Yasmin Catley of the Australian Labor Party.

Swansea is situated between Lake Macquarie and the Pacific Ocean in southeastern City of Lake Macquarie and northeastern Central Coast Council. It includes Swansea and extends as far north as Valentine, Belmont North and Jewells and as far south as San Remo and Budgewoi.[1]

Swansea was created in 1981 and has usually been held by Labor.

Members for Swansea[edit]

Member Party Term
  Don Bowman Labor 1981–1988
  Ivan Welsh Independent 1988–1991
  Don Bowman Labor 1991–1995
  Jill Hall Labor 1995–1998
  Milton Orkopoulos Labor 1999–2006
  Independent 2006–2006
  Robert Coombs Labor 2007–2011
  Garry Edwards Liberal 2011–2014
  Independent 2014–2015
  Yasmin Catley Labor 2015–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2015: Swansea[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Yasmin Catley 21,712 45.0 +8.8
Liberal Johanna Uidam 12,493 25.9 −11.4
Independent Garry Edwards 6,484 13.4 +13.4
Greens Phillipa Parsons 2,818 5.8 −2.9
Animal Justice Joshua Agland 1,402 2.9 +2.9
Independent Chris Osborne 1,360 2.8 +2.8
Christian Democrats Luke Cubis 1,322 2.7 +0.3
No Land Tax Paul Doughty 624 1.3 +1.3
Total formal votes 48,215 96.3 −0.1
Informal votes 1,850 3.7 +0.1
Turnout 50,065 92.0 +0.8
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Yasmin Catley 24,148 63.0 +13.3
Liberal Johanna Uidam 14,192 37.0 −13.3
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +13.3

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