Jennifer Rankine

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Jennifer Rankine
Jennifer Rankine.jpg
Member for Wright
Parliament of South Australia
Assumed office
11 October 1997
Preceded by Scott Ashenden
Personal details
Born (1955-09-22) 22 September 1955 (age 61)
Political party Australian Labor Party (SA)

Jennifer Mary Rankine (born 22 September 1953) is an Australian politician, representing the South Australian House of Assembly seat of Wright for the South Australian Branch of the Australian Labor Party since the 1997 election.

Prior to entering parliament, Rankine was an Australian Services Union workplace delegate for staffers of parliamentary offices.[1]

The 2006 election saw Rankine increase her margin to 15.3 points. As of the 2014 election, Rankine holds Wright with a margin of 3.0 points. Rankine has served in a range of ministerial positions. She is from the Labor Left faction.[2]

Rankine's long-term and current de facto partner is fellow state Labor MP Michael Atkinson.[3]

Rankine announced in February 2017 that she would be retiring from parliament as of the 2018 election.[4]


External links[edit]

South Australian House of Assembly
Preceded by
Scott Ashenden
Member for Wright