Electoral district of Victoria and Albert

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Victoria and Albert
South AustraliaHouse of Assembly
State South Australia
Created 1902
Abolished 1915
Namesake Queen Victoria and Albert, Prince Consort
Demographic Rural
Coordinates 35°30′S 140°00′E / 35.5°S 140°E / -35.5; 140Coordinates: 35°30′S 140°00′E / 35.5°S 140°E / -35.5; 140

Victoria and Albert was an electoral district in the South Australian House of Assembly from 1902 to 1915. The seat elected candidates of both major parties at various times. It merged the seats of Victoria and Albert, which were both recreated on its abolition.[1]

At its creation in 1902, it included booths at Beachport, Bordertown, Conmurra, Cookes Plains, East Wellington, Frances, Furner, Glenroy, Holder, Kalangadoo, Keith, Kingston SE, Kingston On Murray, Lucindale, Lyrup, Meningie, Millicent, Mount Gambier, Murtho, Naracoorte, Nildottie, Mundalla, Paisley, Penola, Point McLeay, Port MacDonnell, Pyap, Robe, Tantanoola, Waikerie and Wolseley. It added booths at Coonalpyn, Glencoe and Wow Wow (1905), and Lameroo, Rendelsham and Tailem Bend but dropped Wow Wow (1906). Additional booths in 1910 included Geranium, Kybybolite, Loxton, Parilla, Parrakie, Peake, Pinnaroo, Sherlock, Tintinarra, and Wilkawatt, with Pyap withdrawn. The final election in 1912 saw additional booths at Chapman Bore, Clanfield, Coomandook, Eastern Well, Hampton Well, Hooper, Lochaber, Maidia, Moorlands, Poyntz Bore, Seymour and Wirrega.[2]

The abolition of Victoria and Albert in 1915 saw the re-establishment of its two predecessor electorates in Victoria and Albert, but with different boundaries than their previous incarnations.[2]

Members for Victoria and Albert[edit]

Three members
Member Party Term Member Party Term Member Party Term
  John Livingston 1902–1904   Archibald Peake 1902–1906   Andrew Handyside National League 1902–1904
  Farmers and Producers 1904–1906   William Senior Labor 1904–1912
  Donald Campbell Labor 1906–1912   Liberal and Democratic 1906–1910
  Liberal Union 1910–1915
  George Bodey Liberal Union 1912–1915     William Angus Liberal Union 1912–1915

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Record of the Legislature, 1836 - 2007" (PDF). Parliament of South Australia. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Jaensch, Dean. "History of South Australian elections 1857-2006, volume 1". Electoral Commission of South Australia. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 

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