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The electoral district of Eildon 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]

Eildon
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
VIC Eildon District 2014.png
Location of Eildon (dark green) in Victoria
StateVictoria
Created2014
MPCindy McLeish
PartyLiberal
Electors44,881 (2018)
Area10,027 km2 (3,871.4 sq mi)
DemographicRural

It is a new district created due to the abolition of the districts of Seymour and Benalla, taking in area to the south of these districts toward the outer northeastern suburbs of Melbourne. It includes the towns of Eildon, Healesville, Kinglake, Marysville, Mansfield, Warburton, Powelltown, and other towns in the Mansfield, Murrindindi, Yarra Ranges and Nillumbik local government areas.[2]

The abolished seat of Seymour was held by Liberal MP Cindy McLeish, who retained the new seat at the 2014 election.

MembersEdit

Member Party Term
  Cindy McLeish Liberal 2014–present

Election resultsEdit

2018 Victorian state election: Eildon[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Cindy McLeish 18,717 48.35 +4.92
Labor Sally Brennan 13,850 35.77 +7.74
Greens Ken Deacon 4,035 10.42 −1.26
Independent Michelle Dunscombe 2,113 5.46 +5.46
Total formal votes 38,715 94.67 −0.10
Informal votes 2,178 5.33 +0.10
Turnout 40,893 91.11 −3.03
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Cindy McLeish 20,296 52.44 −1.32
Labor Sally Brennan 18,410 47.56 +1.32
Liberal hold Swing −1.32

ReferencesEdit

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

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