Electoral district of Sandringham

The electoral district of Sandringham is one of the electoral districts of Victoria, Australia, for the Victorian Legislative Assembly.[1] It consists of the Melbourne bayside suburbs of Beaumaris, Black Rock and Sandringham, and parts of Cheltenham, Hampton, Highett, and Mentone.

Sandringham
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
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Location of Sandringham (dark green) in Greater Melbourne
StateVictoria
Created1955
MPBrad Rowswell
PartyLiberal
Electors45,020 (2018)
Area24 km2 (9.3 sq mi)
DemographicMetropolitan

Since the seat was created in 1955, it has been held by the Liberal Party, except for the period 1982-5 when it was held by the Labor Party. The seat is currently held by Brad Rowswell of the Liberal Party with a margin of 0.65%. The Liberal Party experienced a swing against it of 6.69% at the 2018 Victorian state election.

Members for SandringhamEdit

Member Party Term
  Murray Porter LCP 1955–1970
  Liberal
  Max Crellin Liberal 1970–1982
  Graham Ihlein Labor 1982–1985
  David Lea Liberal 1985–1992
  Murray Thompson Liberal 1992–2018
  Brad Rowswell Liberal 2018–present

Election resultsEdit

2018 Victorian state election: Sandringham[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Brad Rowswell 16,770 42.70 −8.88
Labor Anita Horvath 12,918 32.89 +8.52
Independent Clarke Martin 3,317 8.45 +8.45
Greens Dominic Phillips 3,201 8.15 −5.62
Animal Justice Snezana Redford 1,310 3.34 +3.34
Democratic Labour Liz Freeman 1,149 2.93 +2.93
Sustainable Australia Creighton King 609 1.55 +1.55
Total formal votes 39,274 95.18 −1.29
Informal votes 1,990 4.82 +1.29
Turnout 41,264 91.66 −1.74
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Brad Rowswell 19,891 50.65 −6.69
Labor Anita Horvath 19,383 49.35 +6.69
Liberal hold Swing −6.69

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Re-Member (Former Members)". State Government of Victoria. Retrieved 27 May 2014.
  2. ^ State Election 2018: Sandringham District, VEC.

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