Electoral district of Clarinda

The electoral district of Clarinda is an electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly in Australia. It was created in the redistribution of electoral boundaries in 2013, and came into effect at the 2014 state election.[1]

Clarinda
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
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Location of Clarinda (dark green) in Greater Melbourne
StateVictoria
Created2014
MPMeng Heang Tak
PartyLabor
Electors44,462 (2018)
Area43 km2 (16.6 sq mi)
DemographicMetropolitan

It largely covers the area of the abolished district of Clayton, covering south east suburbs in Melbourne. It includes the suburbs of Clarinda, Clayton, Springvale, Heatherton and Cheltenham.[2]

The abolished district of Clayton was held by Labor MP Hong Lim, who retained the new seat at the 2014 election.

MembersEdit

Member Party Term
  Hong Lim Labor 2014–2018
  Meng Heang Tak Labor 2018–present

Election resultsEdit

2018 Victorian state election: Clarinda[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Meng Heang Tak 20,421 55.55 +2.28
Liberal Gandhi Bevinakoppa 9,083 24.71 −4.43
Greens Josh Fergeus 3,870 10.53 −0.76
Independent Michael Gardner 1,829 4.98 +4.98
Transport Matters Zhi Gang Zhuang 1,558 4.24 +4.24
Total formal votes 36,761 93.29 −0.57
Informal votes 2,644 6.71 +0.57
Turnout 39,405 88.63 −3.29
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Meng Heang Tak 24,788 67.43 +1.58
Liberal Gandhi Bevinakoppa 11,976 32.58 −1.58
Labor hold Swing +1.58

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Summary of Changes". Victorian Electoral Boundary Commission. Archived from the original on 17 October 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Map of Clarinda District". Victorian Electoral Boundary Commission.
  3. ^ State Election 2018: Clarinda District, VEC.

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