Electoral district of Kogarah

Kogarah is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales in Sydney's St George district. It is represented by Chris Minns of the Labor Party.

Kogarah
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
NSW Electoral District 2019 - Kogarah.png
Location within Sydney
StateNew South Wales
Dates current1930–present
MPChris Minns
PartyLabor Party
Electors53,226 (2019)
Area18.13 km2 (7.0 sq mi)
Electorates around Kogarah:
Lakemba Canterbury Rockdale
Oatley Kogarah Rockdale
Oatley Miranda Rockdale

Kogarah includes the suburbs of Allawah, Beverly Hills, Carlton, Carss Park, Kogarah and parts of Bexley, Bexley North, Blakehurst, Hurstville, Kingsgrove, Penshurst and South Hurstville.[1]

HistoryEdit

Kogarah was created for the 1930 election, partly replacing the abolished districts of Oatley and St George. It was a marginal seat in the 1930s and 1940s but, since 1953, it has become increasingly safe for the Labor Party.

Members for KogarahEdit

Member Party Term
  Mark Gosling[2] Labor 1930–1932
  James Ross[3] United Australia 1932–1941
  William Currey[4] Labor 1941–1948
  Douglas Cross[5] Liberal 1948–1953
  Bill Crabtree[6] Labor 1953–1983
  Brian Langton[7] Labor 1983–1999
  Cherie Burton[8] Labor 1999–2015
  Chris Minns[9] Labor 2015–present

Election resultsEdit

2019 New South Wales state election: Kogarah [10][11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Chris Minns 19,254 42.25 −3.17
Liberal Scott Yung 19,185 42.09 +7.92
Greens Greta Werner 2,950 6.47 −0.02
One Nation Phillip Pollard 2,790 6.12 +6.12
Keep Sydney Open Natalie Resman 1,397 3.07 +3.07
Total formal votes 45,576 95.56 +0.13
Informal votes 2,120 4.44 −0.13
Turnout 47,696 89.61 −0.91
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Chris Minns 21,544 51.77 −5.09
Liberal Scott Yung 20,073 48.23 +5.09
Labor hold Swing −5.09

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kogarah". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Mr Mark Gosling (1886-1980)". Former members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 16 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Mr James Clyde Ross (1895–1975)". Former members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Mr William Matthew Currey VC (1895-1948)". Former members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Mr Douglas Donald Cross (1892–1970)". Former members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  6. ^ "Mr Bill Crabtree (1915-2001)". Former members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  7. ^ "The Hon. Brian Joseph Langton (1948- )". Former members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  8. ^ "Ms Cherie Ann Burton (1968- )". Former members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  9. ^ "Mr (Chris) Christopher John Minns MP". Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  10. ^ "Kogarah: First Preference Votes". 2019 NSW election results. NSW Electoral Commission. Retrieved 24 January 2022.
  11. ^ "Kogarah: Distribution of Preferences". 2019 NSW election results. NSW Electoral Commission. Retrieved 24 January 2022.