Electoral district of Myall Lakes

Myall Lakes is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is represented by Stephen Bromhead of The Nationals.

Myall Lakes
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
NSW Electoral District 2019 - Myall Lakes.png
Location in New South Wales
StateNew South Wales
Dates current1988–present
MPStephen Bromhead
PartyThe Nationals
Electors57,689 (2019)
Area5,023.82 km2 (1,939.7 sq mi)

Myall Lakes covers most of the former Great Lakes Council including Forster, Tuncurry, Bulahdelah, Nabiac, Failford, Pacific Palms, Smiths Lake, Bungwahl, Coolongolook and Wootton, as well as most of the former City of Greater Taree including Taree, Cundletown, Wingham, Tinonee, Old Bar, Krambach, Nabiac, Possum Brush and Hallidays Point.[1]

HistoryEdit

Myall Lakes was created in 1988, partly replacing Gloucester.

Members for Myall LakesEdit

Member Party Term
  John Turner[2] National 1988–2011
  Stephen Bromhead[3] National 2011–present

Election resultsEdit

2019 New South Wales state election: Myall Lakes[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Stephen Bromhead 24,367 48.43 +1.56
Labor David Keegan 14,691 29.20 +1.26
Independent Paul Sandilands 4,169 8.29 +8.29
Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Heather Elliott 3,518 6.99 +6.99
Greens Ellie Spence 2,797 5.56 −1.04
Sustainable Australia Quentin Bye 773 1.54 +1.54
Total formal votes 50,315 96.70 −0.33
Informal votes 1,715 3.30 +0.33
Turnout 52,030 90.19 −0.56
Two-party-preferred result
National Stephen Bromhead 25,990 59.19 +0.45
Labor David Keegan 17,916 40.81 −0.45
National hold Swing +0.45

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Myall Lakes". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Mr John Harcourt Turner (1949- )". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 27 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Mr Stephen Bruce Bromhead MP". Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Myall Lakes: First Preference Votes". 2019 NSW election results. NSW Electoral Commission. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Myall Lakes: Distribution of Preferences". 2019 NSW election results. NSW Electoral Commission. Retrieved 22 September 2019.