Northern Victoria Region

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Northern Victoria Region
VictoriaLegislative Council
VIC Northern Victoria Region 2014.png
Location of Northern Victoria Region (dark green) in Victoria
StateVictoria
Created2006
MPMark Gepp (Labor)
Wendy Lovell (Liberal)
Tania Maxwell (Justice)
Tim Quilty (Liberal Democratic)
Jaclyn Symes (Labor)
Party  Labor (2)
  Liberal (1)
  Justice (1)
  Liberal Democratic (1)
Electors508,939 (2018)
Area100,562 km2 (38,827.2 sq mi)
DemographicRural
Coordinates35°57′S 144°36′E / 35.950°S 144.600°E / -35.950; 144.600Coordinates: 35°57′S 144°36′E / 35.950°S 144.600°E / -35.950; 144.600

Northern Victoria Region is one of the eight electoral regions of Victoria, Australia, which elects five members to the Victorian Legislative Council (also referred to as the upper house) by proportional representation. The region was created in 2006 following the 2005 reform of the Victorian Legislative Council.

The region comprises the Legislative Assembly districts of Benambra, Bendigo East, Bendigo West, Eildon, Euroa, Macedon, Mildura, Murray Plains, Ovens Valley, Shepparton and Yan Yean.

Members[edit]

Members for Northern Victoria Region
Year Member Party Member Party Member Party Member Party Member Party
2006   Kaye Darveniza Labor   Candy Broad Labor   Donna Petrovich Liberal   Wendy Lovell Liberal   Damian Drum Nationals
2010
2013   Amanda Millar Liberal
2014   Marg Lewis Labor
2014   Jaclyn Symes Labor   Steve Herbert Labor   Daniel Young Shooters,
Fishers, Farmers
2016   Luke O'Sullivan Nationals
2017   Mark Gepp Labor
2018   Tania Maxwell Justice   Tim Quilty Liberal Democrats

Returned MLCs by seat[edit]

Seats are allocated by single transferable vote using group voting tickets. Changes in party membership between elections have been omitted for simplicity.[1][2][3]

Election 1st MLC 2nd MLC 3rd MLC 4th MLC 5th MLC
2006 Labor
(Candy Broad)
Liberal
(Wendy Lovell)
Nationals
(Damian Drum)
Liberal
(Donna Petrovich)
Labor
(Kaye Darveniza)
2010 Liberal
(Wendy Lovell)
Labor
(Candy Broad)
Nationals
(Damian Drum)
Labor
(Kaye Darveniza)
Liberal
(Donna Petrovich)
2014 Liberal
(Wendy Lovell)
Labor
(Steve Herbert)
Nationals
(Damian Drum)
SFF
(Daniel Young)
Labor
(Jaclyn Symes)
2018 Labor
(Mark Gepp)
Liberal
(Wendy Lovell)
Liberal Democrats
(Tim Quilty)
Justice
(Tania Maxwell)
Labor
(Jaclyn Symes)

Election results[edit]

The Liberal/National coalition and Labor Party were defending two seats each, and Shooters, Fishers and Farmers were defending one seat.[4]

2018 Victorian state election: Northern Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Quota 76,118
Labor 1. Mark Gepp (elected 1)
2. Jaclyn Symes (elected 5)
3. Sukhraj Singh
4. Jan Morgiewicz
5. Glenn Matthews
145,408 31.83 +5.45
Liberal/National Coalition 1. Wendy Lovell (elected 2)
2. Luke O'Sullivan
3. Brad Hearn
4. Emma Williamson
5. Robyne Head
142,566 31.20 −9.97
Shooters, Fishers, Farmers 1. Daniel Young
2. Ben Podger
35,871 7.85 +4.35
Greens 1. Nicole Rowan
2. Damien Stevens-Todd
3. Elizabeth Matchett
4. Julie Rivendell
5. Matthew Thomas
30,022 6.57 −1.11
Justice 1. Tania Maxwell (elected 4)
2. Jodi Ayres
22,201 4.86 +4.86
Liberal Democrats 1. Tim Quilty (elected 3)
2. Iain King
17,286 3.78 +1.43
Animal Justice 1. Glynn Jarrett
2. Robyn Masih
10,473 2.29 +0.52
Voluntary Euthanasia 1. Miranda Jones
2. Craig Hill
9,182 2.01 +2.01
Country 1. Phil Larkin
2. David Couston
7,961 1.74 −0.75
Democratic Labour 1. Chris McCormack
2. Jarred Vehlen
6,639 1.45 −2.71
Aussie Battler 1. Dennis Lacey
2. Erin Bruhn
6,471 1.42 +1.42
Health Australia 1. Isaac Golden
2. Anne Sash
4,426 0.97 +0.97
Sustainable Australia 1. Madeleine Wearne
2. Ian Chivers
4,127 0.90 +0.90
Hudson for Northern Victoria 1. Josh Hudson
2. Shane O'Sullivan
4,121 0.90 +0.90
Liberty Alliance 1. Ewan McDonald
2. James Wylie
3,732 0.82 +0.82
Reason 1. Martin Leahy
2. Callum Chapman
3,176 0.70 −2.57
Transport Matters 1. Scott Cowie
2. Eleanore Fitz
1,909 0.42 +0.42
Victorian Socialists 1. Moira Macdonald
2. Michael McKenna
1,327 0.29 +0.29
Total formal votes 456,706 96.03 −1.22
Informal votes 18,905 3.97 +1.22
Turnout 475,611 90.75 −3.06

References[edit]

  1. ^ "State Election 2006 : Eastern Victorian Region". Victorian Electoral Commission.
  2. ^ "State Election 2010 : Eastern Victorian Region". Victorian Electoral Commission.
  3. ^ "State Election 2014 : Eastern Victorian Region". Victorian Electoral Commission.
  4. ^ "State Election 2018: Northern Victoria Region results summary - Victorian Electoral Commission". www.vec.vic.gov.au. Retrieved 13 December 2018.

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