Division of Braddon (state)


Division of Braddon (state)
Division of Braddon

The Electoral Division of Braddon, Tasmania is one of the 5 electorates in the Tasmanian House of Assembly. The constituency takes its name from the former Premier of Tasmania, Sir Edward Braddon. Prior to 1955, the electorate was known as Darwin. The boundaries and name of the electorate are shared with the federal Division of Braddon. The electoral constituency includes; King Island, the North-west towns of Devonport, Burnie, Wynyard, Ulverstone, Penguin, and Smithton, as well as the West Coast towns of Strahan, Zeehan and Queenstown.[1] At each state government election; 5 members are elected to Braddon through preference voting. Braddon measures 21,392km2.

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Current members

Members for Braddon and Darwin

Year Member Party Member Party Member Party Member Party Member Party Member Party Member Party
1909   James Belton Labor   Herbert Payne Anti-Socialist   James Ogden Labor   James Long Labor   Joshua Whitsitt Anti-Socialist   Benjamin Watkins Labor
1910   James Hurst Labor
1912   Liberal   George Pullen Liberal   Liberal
1916   Edward Hobbs Liberal
1917   Nationalist   Nationalist   Independent   Percy Pollard Nationalist
1919   James Hurst Labor
1920   Percy Pollard Nationalist
1921   Country   Country
1922   Francis Marriott Nationalist   Richard Franks Country
1922   Philip Kelly Labor
1925   Liberal
1925   Henry McFie Nationalist
1926   Henry Lane Labor
1928   Nationalist   Fergus Medwin Labor
1931   Independent
1931   Thomas Butler Nationalist   Thomas d'Alton Labor
1934   Frank Edwards Nationalist   Jack Chamberlain Nationalist   Joseph McGrath Labor
1937   Henry Lane Labor
1940   John Wright Nationalist
1941   James Bugg Labor   Henry McFie Nationalist
1944   Thomas Smith Labor
1946   Eric Reece Labor   Liberal   Carrol Bramich Labor   Liberal   Charley Aylett Labor   John Fidler Liberal
1948   Independent
1948   Kevin Lyons Liberal
1951   John Breheny Liberal
1956   Liberal   Sydney Ward Labor
1959   Lloyd Costello Labor   Joseph Britton Labor
1964   Geoffrey Chisholm Labor   Wilfred Barker Liberal
1969   Centre
1972   Glen Davies Labor   Ray Bonney Liberal
1975   Joseph Britton Labor   John Coughlan Labor
1976   Michael Field Labor   Ron Cornish Liberal   Roger Groom Liberal
1979   Michael Weldon Labor
1982   Vince Smith Liberal
1986   Tony Rundle Liberal   Michael Weldon Labor   Bill Bonde Liberal   Greg Peart Labor
1989   Di Hollister Greens
1992   Carole Cains Liberal
1996   Brenton Best Labor
1997   Mike Gard Labor   Carole Cains Liberal
1998   Bryan Green Labor   Steve Kons Labor
2002   Jeremy Rockliff Liberal   Brett Whiteley Liberal
2010   Adam Brooks Liberal   Paul O'Halloran Greens

References

  1. ^ Braddon, Tasmanian Electoral Commission

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