Electoral district of Hurtle Vale
Hurtle Vale is a single-member electoral district for the South Australian House of Assembly, located in the southern suburbs of Adelaide. It was created by the redistribution conducted in 2016, and was contested for the first time at the 2018 state election.
South Australia—House of Assembly
2018 boundaries shown green in Adelaide area
|Party||Australian Labor Party|
|Namesake||Sir James Hurtle Fisher|
|Area||20.61 km2 (8.0 sq mi)|
|Electoral District map|
Hurtle Vale is a new electorate replacing the electoral district of Fisher. It is named after Sir James Hurtle Fisher, the same as its predecessor. Hurtle Vale is further southwest than Fisher was before the redistribution, with overlap only in the northeast of Hurtle Vale with the southwest of Fisher. At the time of the redistribution, 9000 electors from Fisher remained in Hurtle Vale. 10,000 moved with the suburb of Morphett Vale from Reynell and smaller numbers from Mawson and Mitchell.
At its creation, Hurtle Vale was projected to be notionally held by the Labor Party with a swing of 1.7% required to lose it.:Appendix 12 Nat Cook, who won Fisher at a by-election in 2014 for Labor, won Hurtle Vale at the 2018 election.
Members for Hurtle ValeEdit
|Total formal votes||23,009||95.3||−1.2|
- "Redistribution Report Appendices". 2016. p. Appendix 9. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
- Electoral District of Hurtle Vale (Map). Electoral Commission of South Australia. 2018. Retrieved 1 April 2018.
- "Final Redistribution Report". South Australian Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
- Hurtle Vale (Map). South Australian Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
- State Election Results - District Results for Hurtle Vale, ECSA.