Electoral district of Midland

Midland is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia.

Midland
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
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Location of Midland (dark green) in the Perth metropolitan area
StateWestern Australia
Dates current1996–present
MPMichelle Roberts
PartyLabor
NamesakeMidland
Electors31,623 (2021)
Area65 km2 (25.1 sq mi)
DemographicEast Metropolitan

The district is located in the eastern suburbs of Perth.

Midland has been held by the Labor since its creation, however it was retained by Labor at the 2013 election by just 23 votes which made it the most marginal seat in the Western Australian parliament during the 2013–2017 term.

GeographyEdit

Midland is based in the outer eastern suburbs of Perth. It includes the communities of Bellevue, Boya, Greenmount, Guildford, Hazelmere, Helena Valley, Jane Brook, Koongamia, Midland, Midvale, Stratton, Swan View, Viveash, Woodbridge, as well as parts of the communities of Darlington, Middle Swan, Red Hill, and South Guildford.

HistoryEdit

Midland was first created for the 1996 state election. It largely replaced the abolished seat of Helena. The district's first representative was Labor's Michelle Roberts, previously member for the abolished Glendalough. Roberts has held the seat ever since.

Members for MidlandEdit

Member Party Term
  Michelle Roberts Labor 1996–present

Election resultsEdit

2021 Western Australian state election: Midland[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Michelle Roberts 16,684 65.8 +16.6
Liberal Jo Cicchini 4,892 19.3 −9.9
Greens Brendan Sturcke 1,697 6.7 −2.2
Christians Ester Nabate 685 2.7 +2.7
One Nation Teresa Olow 545 2.1 −5.8
No Mandatory Vaccination Steve Kelly 399 1.6 +1.6
Western Australia Brad Bedford 360 1.4 +0.5
WAxit Mohit Bhasin 104 0.4 −0.6
Total formal votes 25,366 95.6 +0.3
Informal votes 1,169 4.4 −0.3
Turnout 26,535 83.9 +0.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Michelle Roberts 19,131 75.5 +12.6
Liberal Jo Cicchini 6,221 24.5 −12.6
Labor hold Swing +12.6

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