Footscray District 2014

Footscray District 2014

Polling Day Saturday 29 November 2014

Victoria Electoral Commission

Victor P Taffa

Victoria State Election 2014: Footscray District Candidates

5 Candidates are listed in the order in which they will appear on the Lower House ballot paper for Footscray District.

Candidate                          Affiliation

SWIFT, Rod                           AUSTRALIAN GREENS

CUMMING, Catherine

VU, Kim                                 LIBERAL


BETTS, Ken                           VOICE FOR THE WEST


Boundary Changes:

The 2012-2013 redivision of State electoral boundaries made the following changes to the boundaries of Footscray District.

Footscray Lost:

2,565 electors to St Albans District (Part of Sunshine)

7,152 electors to Williamstown District (Kingsville and Seddon. Part of Yarraville.).

Footscray Gained:

11,143 electors from Derrimut District (Sunshine West).


Upper House Region:

Western Metropolitan Region

Election Results:

Two-party preferred vote, 2010 State election:

ALP:               22,714             66.23%

Liberal:            11,580             33.77%

Estimated two-party preferred vote on 2014 boundaries:*

ALP:               23,039             65.9%

Liberal:            11,903             34.1%

*These estimates are based on 2010 figures


Sitting Member

Marsha Thomson – ALP

Historical Pattern

1877-79           Unaffiliated

1879-94           Liberal

1894-99           ALP

1899-1904*     Liberal

1927-Present  ALP

*Abolished in 1904, and re-established in 1927