Portrait of Mr Guy Zangari MP
|Member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly
26 Mar 2011
|Preceded by||Joe Tripodi|
|Shadow Minister for Justice and Police|
10 March 2016
|Preceded by||Jodi McKay|
|Shadow Minister for Corrections|
9 April 2015
|Shadow Minister for Emergency Services|
9 April 2015
|Preceded by||Ron Hoenig|
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
|Alma mater||Australian Catholic University|
Zangari was a teacher at various high schools in western Sydney for over 16 years. He spent over eight years teaching at Patrician Brothers' College, Fairfield, and most recently was a Pastoral Care Coordinator at Freeman Catholic College in Bonnyrigg.
On 18 November 2010, he was preselected unopposed for the seat of Fairfield to replace the former Member, Joe Tripodi, who announced he would be quiting parliament at the next election. Zangari went on to win the once safe Labor seat with a swing against the party of more than 18 points during the Coalition's landslide win into office. He held the seat by less than 1,300 votes.
2015 State Election
At the 2015 NSW State Election, Guy secured 53.71% of the formal vote after preferences giving him a 15.2% swing back to Labor. Guy retained the Seat of Fairfield which has returned to the status of a safe Labor seat.
- NSW Labor Local MPs and Candidates NSW Labor party. Retrieved 7 April 2011.
- Fairfield – NSW Votes 2011 ABC News. 4 April 2011. Retrieved 7 April 2011.
|New South Wales Legislative Assembly|
|Member for Fairfield