Electoral district of Alexandra

Alexandra was an electoral district of the House of Assembly in the Australian state of South Australia from 1902 to 1992, and was formed when the electoral districts of Encounter Bay, Mount Barker and Noarlunga were amalgamated.[1] The district included the Fleurieu Peninsula, to the south of Adelaide.

South AustraliaHouse of Assembly
StateSouth Australia

Alexandra was renamed Finniss at the 1993 state election.

Members for AlexandraEdit

Four members (1902–1915)
Member Party Term Member Party Term Member Party Term Member Party Term
  William Blacker 1902–1906   Alexander McDonald National League 1902–1910   George Ritchie 1902–1904   Charles Tucker National League 1902–1906
  Farmers and Producers 1904–1910
  Liberal and Democratic 1906–1910   Percy Heggaton 1906–1910
  Liberal Union 1910–1913   Liberal Union 1910–1915   Liberal Union 1910–1915   Liberal Union 1910–1915
  George Laffer Liberal Union 1913–1915
Three members (1915–1938)
Member Party Term Member Party Term Member Party Term
  George Laffer Liberal Union 1915–1923   Archibald Peake Liberal Union 1915–1920   George Ritchie Liberal Union 1915–1922
  Herbert Hudd Liberal Union 1920–1923
  Liberal Federation 1923–1932   Liberal Federation 1923–1932   Percy Heggaton Liberal Federation 1923–1932
  Liberal and Country 1932–1933   Liberal and Country 1932–1938   Liberal and Country 1932–1938
  George Connor Independent 1934–1941
Single member (1938–1993)
  George Connor Independent 1938–1941
  Herbert Hudd Liberal and Country 1941–1948
  David Brookman Liberal and Country 1948–1973
  Ted Chapman Liberal and Country 1973–1974
  Liberal 1974–1992
  Dean Brown Liberal 1992–1993

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Death of Sir George Ritchie". Southern Argus. Port Elliot, SA: National Library of Australia. 10 August 1944. p. 1. Retrieved 22 February 2013.

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