Electoral district of Warnbro

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

Warnbro
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
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Location of Warnbro (dark green) in the Perth metropolitan area
StateWestern Australia
Dates current2008–present
MPPaul Papalia
PartyLabor
NamesakeWarnbro
Electors29,353 (2019)
Area92 km2 (35.5 sq mi)
DemographicSouth Metropolitan

The district is located in the outer south-western suburbs of Perth.

Politically, Warnbro is a safe Labor seat. At its creation, the district was calculated to have a Labor Party majority of 61.2% to 38.8% versus the Liberal Party.[1]

HistoryEdit

Warnbro was first created for the 2008 state election. It was essentially a truncation of the abolished district of Peel. All of Warnbro was previously covered by Peel, whilst Peel's northernmost suburbs became part of the new district of Kwinana.

Warnbro was won by Labor MP Paul Papalia, who was previously the member for Peel.

GeographyEdit

Warnbro is a coastal electorate situated in the south-western corner of the Metropolitan Region Scheme. It takes in the suburbs of Warnbro, Port Kennedy, Secret Harbour, Golden Bay, Karnup, Singleton, as well as parts of Baldivis and Waikiki.

Members for WarnbroEdit

Member Party Term
  Paul Papalia Labor 2008–present

Election resultsEdit

2017 Western Australian state election: Warnbro[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Paul Papalia 13,821 60.6 +6.2
Liberal Luke Muscedere 3,631 15.9 −20.7
One Nation Alexander Scholz 2,721 11.9 +11.9
Greens Jillian Cain 1,582 6.9 −2.0
Christians Deonne Kingsford 540 2.4 +2.4
Matheson for WA Thomas Hunter 286 1.3 +1.3
Micro Business Samantha Figgins 218 1.0 +1.0
Total formal votes 22,799 95.7 +3.1
Informal votes 1,022 4.3 −3.1
Turnout 23,821 84.9 +3.3
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Paul Papalia 16,800 73.7 +13.1
Liberal Luke Muscedere 5,988 26.3 −13.1
Labor hold Swing +13.1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Antony Green. "2007 Redistribution". ABC.
  2. ^ Warnbro District Profile and Results, 2017 State General Election, WAEC.

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