Electoral district of Macquarie Fields

Macquarie Fields is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales, located in the outer south-western suburbs of Sydney. It is currently represented by Anoulack Chanthivong of the Labor Party.

Macquarie Fields
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
NSW Electoral District 2019 - Macquarie Fields.png
Location within Sydney
StateNew South Wales
Dates current1988–1991, 1999–present
MPAnoulack Chanthivong
PartyLabor Party
Electors61,782 (2019)
Area94.19 km2 (36.4 sq mi)
Electorates around Macquarie Fields:
Camden Liverpool Holsworthy
Camden Macquarie Fields Holsworthy
Camden Campbelltown Campbelltown

It currently includes the suburbs of Bardia, Bow Bowing, Casula, Cross Roads, Denham Court, Edmondson Park, Eschol Park, Glenfield, Ingleburn, Kearns, Kentlyn, Leppington, Leumeah, Long Point, Macquarie Fields, Macquarie Links, Minto, Minto Heights, Raby, St Andrews and Varroville.[1]

Members for Macquarie FieldsEdit

First incarnation (1988—1991)
Member Party Term
  Stan Knowles[2] Labor 1988–1990
  Craig Knowles[3] Labor 1990–1991
Second incarnation (1999—present)
Member Party Term
  Craig Knowles[3] Labor 1999–2005
  Steven Chaytor[4] Labor 2005–2007
  Andrew McDonald[5] Labor 2007–2015
  Anoulack Chanthivong[6] Labor 2015–present

Election resultsEdit

2019 New South Wales state election: Macquarie Fields[7][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Anoulack Chanthivong 27,942 52.93 +2.12
Liberal Zahurul Quazi 15,057 28.52 −8.03
Independent Mick Allen 3,361 6.37 +3.10
Keep Sydney Open Scott Singh 2,403 4.55 +4.55
Greens Stephen Eagar-Deitz 2,247 4.26 +0.47
Independent Syed Ahmed 1,779 3.37 +3.37
Total formal votes 52,789 95.38 −0.37
Informal votes 2,558 4.62 +0.37
Turnout 55,347 89.58 −0.06
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Anoulack Chanthivong 29,944 64.75 +6.66
Liberal Zahurul Quazi 16,301 35.25 −6.66
Labor hold Swing +6.66

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Macquarie Fields". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Mr (Stan) Stanley Alfred James Knowles (1931– )". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  3. ^ a b "The Hon. Craig John Knowles (1959– )". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Mr Steven John Chaytor (1976- )". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Dr Andrew Dominic McDonald (1955- )". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Mr Anoulack Chanthivong MP". Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Macquarie Fields: First Preference Votes". 2019 NSW election results. NSW Electoral Commission. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  8. ^ "Macquarie Fields: Distribution of Preferences". 2019 NSW election results. NSW Electoral Commission. Retrieved 22 September 2019.