Eastern Victoria Region

Eastern 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.

Eastern Victoria Region
VictoriaLegislative Council
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Location of Eastern Victoria Region (dark green) in Victoria
StateVictoria
Created2006
MPMelina Bath (National)
Jeff Bourman (Shooters)
Jane Garrett (Labor)
Edward O'Donohue (Liberal)
Harriet Shing (Labor)
Party  Labor (2)
  Liberal (1)
  National (1)
  Shooters, Fishers, Farmers (1)
Electors515,740 (2018)
Area44,456 km2 (17,164.6 sq mi)
DemographicRural
Coordinates37°53′S 147°19′E / 37.883°S 147.317°E / -37.883; 147.317Coordinates: 37°53′S 147°19′E / 37.883°S 147.317°E / -37.883; 147.317

The region comprises the Legislative Assembly districts of Bass, Evelyn, Gembrook, Gippsland East, Gippsland South, Hastings, Monbulk, Mornington, Morwell, Narracan and Nepean.

MembersEdit

Members for Eastern Victoria Region
Year Member Party Member Party Member Party Member Party Member Party
2006   Matt Viney Labor   Johan Scheffer Labor   Philip Davis Liberal   Edward O'Donohue Liberal   Peter Hall Nationals
2010
2014   Andrew Ronalds Liberal
2014   Harriet Shing Labor   Daniel Mulino Labor   Jeff Bourman Shooters,
Fishers, Farmers
  Danny O'Brien Nationals
2015   Melina Bath Nationals
2018   Jane Garrett Labor

Returned MLCs by seatEdit

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 Liberal
(Philip Davis)
Labor
(Matt Viney)
Liberal
(Edward O'Donohue)
Labor
(Johan Scheffer)
Nationals
(Peter Hall)
2010 Liberal
(Philip Davis)
Labor
(Matt Viney)
Nationals
(Peter Hall)
Liberal
(Edward O'Donohue)
Labor
(Johan Scheffer)
2014 Liberal
(Edward O'Donohue)
Labor
(Harriet Shing)
Nationals
(Danny O'Brien)
SFF
(Jeff Bourman)
Labor
(Daniel Mulino)
2018 Liberal
(Edward O'Donohue)
Labor
(Jane Garrett)
Nationals
(Melina Bath)
Labor
(Harriet Shing)
SFF
(Jeff Bourman)

Election resultsEdit

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

2018 Victorian state election: Eastern Victoria
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Quota 77,936
Liberal/National Coalition 1. Edward O'Donohue (elected 1)
2. Melina Bath (elected 3)
3. Meg Edwards
4. Karen Chipperfield
5. Darren Howe
159,520 34.10 −7.47
Labor 1. Jane Garrett (elected 2)
2. Harriet Shing (elected 4)
3. Patrick Kelly
4. Jane Clarke
5. Onno van den Eynde
157,020 33.58 +4.58
Greens 1. Tom Cummings
2. Lachlan Mackenzie
3. Neale Adams
4. David Gentle
5. Donald Stokes
31,467 6.73 −1.75
Shooters, Fishers, Farmers 1. Jeff Bourman (elected 5)
2. Kerrie-Anne Muir
23,409 5.01 +2.57
Justice 1. Rhonda Crooks
2. Philip Seabrook
20,925 4.47 +4.47
Liberal Democrats 1. Ben Buckley
2. Rob McCathie
18,856 4.03 −0.71
Animal Justice 1. Leah Folloni
2. Jennifer McAdam
15,095 3.23 +3.23
Democratic Labour 1. Padraig O'Hea
2. Larry Norman
7,067 1.51 +0.80
Voluntary Euthanasia 1. Michelle Hain
2. Martin Barnes
6,222 1.33 +0.12
Aussie Battler 1. Vern Hughes
2. Paula Mattson
5,685 1.21 +1.21
Health Australia 1. Geoff Pain
2. Katherine Holmes
4,155 0.89 +0.89
Sustainable Australia 1. Reade Smith
2. Donna Hannaford
4,092 0.87 +0.87
Reason 1. Carmel Close
2. Gregory Bell
3,806 0.81 −1.68
Country 1. Rob Danieli
2. Tony Geitenbeek
3,182 0.68 −0.30
Liberty Alliance 1. Mark Brown
2. Daniel Jones
2,652 0.57 +0.57
Transport Matters 1. Trevor Salmon
2. Joshua Roperto
2,622 0.56 +0.56
Victorian Socialists 1. Lainie Cruse
2. Russell Forden
1,017 0.22 +0.22
Independent 1. Michael Fozard 499 0.11 +0.11
Hudson for Northern Victoria 1. Megan Whittaker
2. Kristy Hudson
320 0.07 +0.07
Total formal votes 467,611 96.21 +1.48
Informal votes 18,419 3.79 −1.48
Turnout 486,030 91.08 +0.02

ReferencesEdit

  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: Eastern Victoria Region results summary - Victorian Electoral Commission". www.vec.vic.gov.au. Retrieved 13 December 2018.

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