Polwarth District 2014

Polwarth District 2014

Polling Day Saturday 29 November 2014

Victoria Electoral Commission

Victor P Taffa

Victoria State Election 2014: Polwarth District Candidates

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

Candidate                                          Affiliation

MULDER, Terry                                LIBERAL

NORTHEAST, Simon                        AUSTRALIAN GREENS

EDGE, Philip                                      AUSTRALIAN COUNTRY ALLIANCE

COKER, Libby                                   AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY


Boundary Changes:

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

Polwarth Lost:

1,254 electors to Buninyong District (Bamganie, Corindhap, Dereel, Maude and Mount Mercer)

89 electors to Geelong District (Part of Fyansford)

Polwarth Gained:

374 electors from Lowan District (Woorndoo)

631 electors from Ripon District (Bradvale, Mingay, Pitfield, Pittong, Skipton, Vite Vite, Vite Vite North and Wallinduc)

218 electors from South Barwon District (Modewarre)

2 electors from South-West Coast District (part of Ballangeich)


Upper House Region:

Western Victoria Region

Election Results:

Two-party preferred vote, 2010 State election:

ALP:               14,127             36.71%

Liberal:            24,351             63.29%

Estimated two-party preferred vote on 2014 boundaries:*

ALP:               13,815             36.2%

Liberal:            24,356             63.8%

*These estimates are based on 2010 figures


Sitting Member

Terry Mulder – Liberal

Historical Pattern

1889-94           Conservative

1894-99           Liberal

1899-1902       Conservative Liberal

1902-07           Conservative

1907-08           Fusion

1908-09           Conservative

1909-17           Fusion Liberal/Liberal

1917-18           Economy

1918-40           National/UAP

1940-49           Country

1949-Present  LCP/Liberal