Electoral district of The Entrance

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The Entrance
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
Nsw electoral district theentrance 2015.svg
Location in Hunter-Sydney-Illawarra region
State New South Wales
Dates current 1988–present
MP David Mehan
Party Labor Party
Electors 56,537 (2017)
Area 124.21 km2 (48.0 sq mi)
Electorates around The Entrance:
Wyong Wyong Pacific Ocean
Gosford The Entrance Pacific Ocean
Gosford Terrigal Pacific Ocean

The Entrance is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly located on the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia.

The Entrance represents the towns and suburbs of Bateau Bay, Berkeley Vale, Blue Bay, Fountaindale, Glenning Valley, Kangy Angy, Killarney Vale, Lisarow, Long Jetty, Mount Elliot, Niagara Park, Ourimbah, Shelly Beach, Somersby, The Entrance, The Entrance North, Toowoon Bay, Tuggerah, Tumbi Umbi and Wyoming.

Members for The Entrance[edit]

Member Party Term
  Bob Graham Liberal 1988–1991
  Grant McBride Labor 1992–2011
  Chris Spence Liberal 2011–2014
  Independent 2014–2015
  David Mehan Labor 2015–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2015: The Entrance[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Michael Sharpe 21,049 43.9 −6.7
Labor David Mehan 20,086 41.9 +12.0
Greens Scott Rickard 4,493 9.4 −1.4
Christian Democrats Hadden Ervin 1,301 2.7 −1.7
No Land Tax Sonia Lopreiato 1,031 2.1 +2.1
Total formal votes 47,960 96.3 +0.5
Informal votes 1,850 3.7 −0.5
Turnout 49,810 90.5 +0.5
Two-party-preferred result
Labor David Mehan 22,392 50.4 +12.1
Liberal Michael Sharpe 22,054 49.6 −12.1
Labor gain from Liberal Swing +12.1


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