Electoral district of The Entrance

The Entrance is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly located on the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia.

The Entrance
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
NSW Electoral District 2019 - The Entrance.png
Location in the Central Coast region
StateNew South Wales
Dates current1988–present
MPDavid Mehan
PartyLabor Party
Electors56,363 (2019)
Area124.21 km2 (48.0 sq mi)
Electorates around The Entrance:
Wyong Wyong Pacific Ocean
Gosford The Entrance Pacific Ocean
Gosford Terrigal Pacific Ocean

The Entrance represents the towns and suburbs of Bateau Bay, Berkeley Vale, Blue Bay, Fountaindale, Glenning Valley, Kangy Angy, Killarney Vale, Lisarow, Long Jetty, Mount Elliot, Niagara Park, Ourimbah, Shelly Beach, Somersby, The Entrance, The Entrance North, Toowoon Bay, Tuggerah, Tumbi Umbi and Wyoming.[1]

Members for The EntranceEdit

Member Party Term
  Bob Graham[2] Liberal 1988–1991
  Grant McBride[3] Labor 1992–2011
  Chris Spence[4] Liberal 2011–2014
  Independent 2014–2015
  David Mehan[5] Labor 2015–present

Election resultsEdit

2019 New South Wales state election: The Entrance [6][7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor David Mehan 20,744 43.14 +1.26
Liberal Brian Perrem 18,145 37.73 −6.15
Greens Stephen Pearson 3,691 7.68 −1.69
Animal Justice Maddy Richards 2,034 4.23 +4.23
Keep Sydney Open Jake Fitzpatrick 1,263 2.63 +2.63
Sustainable Australia Margaret Jones 1,218 2.53 +2.53
Conservatives Hadden Ervin 991 2.06 +2.06
Total formal votes 48,086 95.76 −0.53
Informal votes 2,130 4.24 +0.53
Turnout 50,216 89.09 −1.37
Two-party-preferred result
Labor David Mehan 23,661 55.22 +4.84
Liberal Brian Perrem 19,189 44.78 −4.84
Labor hold Swing +4.84

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Entrance". New South Wales Electoral Commission. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Mr (Bob) Robert Leslie Graham (1943- )". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  3. ^ "The Hon. Grant Anthony McBride (1949-2018)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  4. ^ "Mr (Chris) Christopher Edward Spence (1974- )". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 23 November 2019.
  5. ^ "Mr David Raymond Mehan MP". Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 6 April 2019.
  6. ^ "The Entrance: First Preference Votes". 2019 NSW election results. NSW Electoral Commission. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  7. ^ "The Entrance: Distribution of Preferences". 2019 NSW election results. NSW Electoral Commission. Retrieved 22 September 2019.