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Granville is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales in Sydney's West. It is currently represented by Julia Finn of the Labor Party.

Granville
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
NSW Electoral District 2019 - Granville.png
Location within Sydney
StateNew South Wales
Dates current1894–1920, 1927–present
MPJulia Finn
PartyLabor Party
NamesakeGranville
Electors53,545 (2019)
Area22.64 km2 (8.7 sq mi)
Electorates around Granville:
Prospect Seven Hills Parramatta
Prospect Granville
Fairfield Bankstown Auburn

Granville includes the suburbs of Clyde, Granville, Holroyd, Mays Hill, Merrylands, Merrylands West, South Wentworthville and parts of Greystanes, Guildford, Parramatta, South Granville, Wentworthville and Westmead.[1]

HistoryEdit

Granville was first established in 1894, partly replacing part of Central Cumberland. In 1920, with the introduction of proportional representation, it was absorbed into Parramatta. Granville was recreated in 1927. It has historically tended to be a Labor seat.

Members for GranvilleEdit

First incarnation (1894–1920)
Member Party Term
  George Smailes [2] Labor 1894–1898
  John Nobbs [3] Free Trade 1898–1901
  Liberal Reform 1901–1913
  Jack Lang [4] Labor 1913–1920
Second incarnation (1927–present)
Member Party Term
  Bill Ely [5] Labor 1927–1932
  Claude Fleck [6] United Australia 1932–1938
  Bill Lamb [7] Labor 1938–1940
  Labor (N-C) 1940–1941
  Labor 1941–1962
  Pat Flaherty [8] Labor 1962–1984
  Laurie Ferguson [9] Labor 1984–1990
  Kim Yeadon [10] Labor 1990–2007
  David Borger [11] Labor 2007–2011
  Tony Issa [12] Liberal 2011–2015
  Julia Finn [13] Labor 2015–present

Election resultsEdit

2019 New South Wales state election: Granville[14][15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Julia Finn 22,012 49.81 +8.78
Liberal Tony Issa 16,522 37.39 −0.27
Greens Benjamin Prociv 1,638 3.71 −1.69
Christian Democrats Keith Piper 1,631 3.69 −8.71
Independent Abdul Charaf 740 1.67 +1.67
Independent Steven Lopez 682 1.54 −0.35
Animal Justice Rohan Laxmanalal 652 1.48 +1.48
Linda Harris 314 0.71 +0.71
Total formal votes 44,191 95.35 +0.04
Informal votes 2,154 4.65 −0.04
Turnout 46,345 86.55 −2.62
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Julia Finn 23,629 57.64 +5.53
Liberal Tony Issa 17,365 42.36 −5.53
Labor hold Swing +5.53

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Granville". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 23 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Mr George Wells Smailes (1862-1934)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Mr John Nobbs (1845–1921)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  4. ^ "The Hon. John Thomas Lang (1876-1975)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Mr William Thomas Ely (1869–1957)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  6. ^ "Dr Claude Cropton Fleck (1889–1962)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 1 May 2019.
  7. ^ "The Hon. William Henry Lamb (1889–1964)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  8. ^ "Mr Patrick James Flaherty (1923-2013)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  9. ^ "Mr Laurie Donald Thomas Ferguson (1952- )". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 October 2019.
  10. ^ "The Hon. (Kim) Kimberley Maxwell Kim Yeadon (1956- )". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 October 2019.
  11. ^ "Mr David Lawrence Borger (1969- )". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 19 October 2019.
  12. ^ "Mr (Tony) Antoine Issa OAM (1955- )". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  13. ^ "Ms Julia Dorothy Finn MP". Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  14. ^ "Granville: First Preference Votes". 2019 NSW election results. NSW Electoral Commission. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  15. ^ "Granville: Distribution of Preferences". 2019 NSW election results. NSW Electoral Commission. Retrieved 22 September 2019.