Electoral district of Oakleigh

The electoral district of Oakleigh is an electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly.[1] It covers the south-east Melbourne suburbs of Carnegie, Murrumbeena, Hughesdale, Notting Hill, Oakleigh East, Oakleigh and parts of Chadstone, Glen Waverley, Mount Waverley, Glen Huntly, Mulgrave and Ormond.

Oakleigh
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
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Location of Oakleigh (dark green) in Greater Melbourne
StateVictoria
Created1927
MPSteve Dimopoulos
PartyLabor Party
NamesakeSuburb of Oakleigh
Electors41,595 (2018)
Area27 km2 (10.4 sq mi)
DemographicMetropolitan

The seat is Labor Party held within the inner south-east metropolitan Melbourne.

Steve Dimopoulos is the current member of parliament for Oakleigh.

Members for OakleighEdit

Member Party Term
  Squire Reid Labor 1927–1932
  James Vinton Smith United Australia 1932–1937
  Squire Reid Labor 1937–1947
  John Lechte Liberal 1947–1950
  Val Doube Labor 1950–1961
  Alan Scanlan Liberal 1961–1979
  Race Mathews Labor 1979–1992
  Denise McGill Liberal 1992–1999
  Ann Barker Labor 1999–2014
  Steve Dimopoulos Labor 2014–present

Election resultsEdit

2018 Victorian state election: Oakleigh[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Steve Dimopoulos 19,202 53.57 +7.82
Liberal Andrew Edmonds 10,946 30.54 −7.74
Greens Peter Morgan 3,897 10.87 −2.41
Animal Justice Suzanne Parker 835 2.33 +2.33
Sustainable Australia Brandon Hoult 594 1.66 +1.66
Independent Parashos Kioupelis 373 1.04 +0.29
Total formal votes 35,847 95.42 −0.02
Informal votes 1,720 4.58 +0.02
Turnout 37,567 90.32 −1.76
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Steve Dimopoulos 23,587 65.78 +7.60
Liberal Andrew Edmonds 12,268 34.22 −7.60
Labor hold Swing +7.60

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 28 May 2014.
  2. ^ State Election 2018: Oakleigh District, VEC.