Electoral district of Vaucluse

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New South WalesLegislative Assembly
Nsw electoral district vaucluse 2015.svg
Location within Sydney
State New South Wales
Dates current 1927–present
MP Gabrielle Upton
Party Liberal Party of Australia
Area 24.62 km2 (9.5 sq mi)

Vaucluse is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales, based on the suburb of Vaucluse. Vaucluse is one of two original (post 1927 redistribution) electorates to have never been held by the opposing Labor party and always by the Liberal Party or its predecessors, the other district being Hornsby. It has been represented in the past by former Leaders of the Opposition Murray Robson and Peter Debnam of the Liberal Party of Australia.

Members for Vaucluse[edit]

Member Party Period
  William Foster United Australia 1927–1936
  Murray Robson Independent UAP 1936–1938
  United Australia 1938–1945
  Liberal 1945–1957
  Geoffrey Cox Liberal 1957–1964
  Keith Doyle Liberal 1965–1978
  Rosemary Foot Liberal 1978–1986
  Ray Aston Liberal 1986–1988
  Michael Yabsley Liberal 1988–1994
  Peter Debnam Liberal 1994–2011
  Gabrielle Upton Liberal 2011–present

Election results[edit]

New South Wales state election, 2015: Vaucluse[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Gabrielle Upton 30,257 65.6 −4.2
Greens Megan McEwin 8,559 18.5 +0.3
Labor Gloria Nicol 6,090 13.2 +2.5
No Land Tax Susanne Gervay 854 1.9 +1.9
Christian Democrats Beresford Thomas 387 0.8 −0.4
Total formal votes 46,147 97.6 +0.8
Informal votes 1,155 2.4 −0.8
Turnout 47,302 85.2 −0.2
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Gabrielle Upton 31,493 75.3 −6.1
Labor Gloria Nicol 10,331 24.7 +6.1
Two-candidate-preferred result
Liberal Gabrielle Upton 31,118 72.9 −3.2
Greens Megan McEwin 11,551 27.1 +3.2
Liberal hold Swing −3.2


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