Electoral district of Hornsby

Electoral district of Hornsby is an electoral district of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly in Australia. Hornsby is one of two post-1927 electorates to have never been held by the Labor party and always by the Liberals, a predecessor party to the Liberals, or an independent, the other such district being Vaucluse. It is represented by Matt Kean of the Liberal Party.

Hornsby
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
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Location within Sydney
StateNew South Wales
Created1927–1991, 1999–present
MPMatt Kean
PartyLiberal Party
Electors55,175 (2019)
Area320.13 km2 (123.6 sq mi)
Electorates around Hornsby:
Hawkesbury Hawkesbury Gosford
Hawkesbury Hornsby Pittwater
Castle Hill Epping Ku-ring-gai

Members for HornsbyEdit

First incarnation (1927–1991)
Member Party Term
  James Shand[1] Nationalist 1927–1932
  United Australia 1932–1941
  Independent UAP 1941–1941
  Sydney Storey[2] Independent UAP 1941–1945
  Liberal 1945–1962
  Independent Liberal 1962–1962
  John Maddison[3] Liberal 1962–1973
  Neil Pickard[4] Liberal 1973–1991
Second incarnation (1999–present)
  Stephen O'Doherty[5] Liberal 1999–2002
  Judy Hopwood[6] Liberal 2002–2011
  Matt Kean[7] Liberal 2011–present

Election resultsEdit

2019 New South Wales state election: Hornsby [8][9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Matt Kean 26,269 52.53 −5.84
Labor Katie Gompertz 9,683 19.36 +0.01
Greens Joe Nicita 6,131 12.26 −1.63
Independent Mick Gallagher 2,287 4.57 −0.20
One Nation Emma Eros 2,250 4.50 +4.50
Keep Sydney Open Hayden Gray 1,192 2.38 +2.38
Conservatives Andrew Isaac 893 1.79 +1.79
Sustainable Australia Justin Thomas 835 1.67 +1.67
Independent John Murray 463 0.93 +0.93
Total formal votes 50,003 97.53 −0.19
Informal votes 1,268 2.47 +0.19
Turnout 51,271 92.92 −0.46
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Matt Kean 28,700 66.30 −2.64
Labor Katie Gompertz 14,585 33.70 +2.64
Liberal hold Swing −2.64

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Major James Barclay Shand (1870–1944)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Mr Sydney Albert Dawson Storey (1896-1966)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  3. ^ "The Hon. John Clarkson Maddison (1921-1982)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  4. ^ "The Hon. Neil Edward William Pickard (1929-2007)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Mr Stephen Mark O'Doherty (1959- )". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  6. ^ "Mrs (Judy) Judith Hopwood (1954- )". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 30 August 2019.
  7. ^ "Mr (Matt) Matthew John Kean, MP". Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  8. ^ "Hornsby: First Preference Votes". 2019 NSW election results. NSW Electoral Commission. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  9. ^ "Hornsby: Distribution of Preferences". 2019 NSW election results. NSW Electoral Commission. Retrieved 22 September 2019.

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