Lee Evans (politician)
|Member of the New South Wales Parliament|
|Assumed office |
26 March 2011
|Preceded by||Paul McLeay|
|Born||1961 (age 59–60)|
|Political party||Liberal Party|
Evans has lived in his constituency for more than four decades. He has worked in the food industry and is part-owner of an Australian gourmet foods distribution business. He has also worked for a major food company as a distribution manager and a hospitality teacher at TAFE. He was endorsed as the Liberal candidate for Keira in the 2003 state election, however was unsuccessful in winning the seat from the incumbent Labor member, David Campbell. In 2006, Evans again received Liberal Party endorsement, this time for Heathcote, in the 2007 state election, but was unsuccessful in winning the seat from the incumbent Labor member, Paul McLeay despite receiving a swing of 3.5 points from McLeay on a two-party preferred basis. In 2010, the Liberal Party endorsed Evans, again for Heathcote running against McLeay. At the March 2011 elections, Evans was elected and received a swing of 14.8 points, winning 62.9 per cent of the two-party vote.
- "Mr Lee Justin EVANS, MP". Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
- Green, Antony (5 April 2011). "Heathcote". NSW Votes 2011. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 10 April 2011.
- "Liberal Party Endorses Lee Evans for Heathcote". Media release. Liberal Party. 25 September 2010. Archived from the original on 1 April 2011. Retrieved 10 April 2011.
- "NSW election – Heathcote: Third time lucky for Lee Evans". Illawarra Mercury. Fairfax Media. 28 March 2011. Retrieved 10 April 2011.
- "Debnam Announces Lee Evans as Liberal Candidate for Heathcote". Media release. Liberal Party of Australia. 1 August 2006. Archived from the original on 26 February 2011. Retrieved 10 April 2011.
- Green, Antony (2 April 2007). "Heathcote". NSW Votes 2007. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 10 April 2011.
|New South Wales Legislative Assembly|
| Member for Heathcote