Electoral district of Bega


Electoral district of Bega

Bega is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is represented by Andrew Constance of the Liberal Party.

The 2004 redistribution of electoral districts estimated that the electoral district would have 48,977 electors on 29 April 2007. [cite web
title=Redistribution Commissioners' Report
date= 21 December 2004
publisher = Election Funding Authority of New South Wales
url = http://efa.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/2105/pagesivtovii300.pdf
accessdate = 2006-12-05
] At the 2007 election it will encompass almost all of Bega Valley Shire, including Bega, Tathra, Merimbula and Eden, but excluding Bemboka, and all of the Eurobodalla Shire Council, including Moruya, Batemans Bay and Narooma. [ cite web
title=Bega Electoral District
publisher = New South Wales Electoral Commission
url = http://www.elections.nsw.gov.au/state_government_elections/electoral_districts/all_districts_/bega
accessdate = 2006-11-15
]

History

In 1894, single-member electorates were introduced state-wide and the two-member electorate of Eden was split into Bega and Eden-Bombala. In 1920, with the introduction of proportional representation, it was absorbed into Goulburn, along with Monaro. It was recreated in 1988.

Members for Bega

Election results

Election box begin
title=New South Wales state election, 2007: Bega
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Andrew Constance
party = Liberal
votes = 20,196
percentage = 46.9
change = +10.8

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Wilma Chinnock
party = Labor
votes = 15,053
percentage = 34.9
change = +4.5

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Margaret Perger
party = Greens
votes = 3,248
percentage = 7.5
change = -2.6

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = David Hede
party = Independent
votes = 3,071
percentage = 7.1
change = +7.1

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Philip Hodge
party = AAFI
votes = 799
percentage = 1.9
change = +1.9

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Wess Buckley
party = Christian Democrats
votes = 714
percentage = 1.7
change = +0.4

Election box formal
votes = 44,030
percentage = 97.7
change =

Election box informal
votes = 949
percentage = 2.3
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 44,979
percentage =
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Liberal
candidate = Andrew Constance
votes = 21,764
percentage = 55.1
change = +0.4

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = Wilma Chinnock
votes = 17,762
percentage = 44.9
change = -0.4

Election box hold AU party
winner = Liberal
swing = +0.4

References

External links

*cite web
title=State Electoral District - Bega Results 2007
publisher = New South Wales Electoral Commission
url = http://vtr.elections.nsw.gov.au/lapreferential.bega.aspx
accessdate = 2007-05-05

*cite web
title=State Electoral District - Bega Results 2003
publisher = New South Wales Electoral Commission
url = http://www.elections.nsw.gov.au/state_government_elections/election_results/district_index/bega/results/2003
accessdate = 2007-01-23

*cite web
title=State Electoral District - Bega Results 1999
publisher = New South Wales Electoral Commission
url = http://www.elections.nsw.gov.au/state_government_elections/election_results/district_index/bega/results/1999
accessdate = 2007-01-23


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