Electoral district of Tweed

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New South WalesLegislative Assembly
Nsw electoral district tweed 2015.svg
Location in New South Wales
State New South Wales
Dates current 1894–1904
MP Geoff Provest
Party National Party of Australia
Area 511.33 km2 (197.4 sq mi)

Tweed is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is represented by Geoff Provest of the The Nationals. It includes eastern Tweed Shire, including Tweed Heads, Kingscliff, Fingal Head, Chinderah, Cudgen, Bogangar, Pottsville and Burringbar.

Members for Tweed[edit]

First incarnation (1894—1904)
Member Party Term
  John Willard Labor 18941894
  Joseph Kelly Protectionist 18941898
  Richard Meagher Independent 18981904
Second incarnation (1999—present)
Member Party Term
  Neville Newell Labor 19992007
  Geoff Provest The Nationals 2007–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2015: Tweed[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
National Geoff Provest 20,800 47.1 −15.0
Labor Ron Goodman 15,867 35.9 +14.5
Greens Andrea Vickers 5,864 13.3 −0.8
No Land Tax Kerrie Collins 1,042 2.4 +2.4
Christian Democrats Michael Sichel 618 1.4 −1.1
Total formal votes 44,191 96.6 +0.4
Informal votes 1,569 3.4 −0.4
Turnout 45,760 85.5 +1.0
Two-party-preferred result
National Geoff Provest 21,508 53.2 −18.5
Labor Ron Goodman 18,931 46.8 +18.5
National hold Swing −18.5


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