Electoral district of Ballina


Electoral district of Ballina

Ballina is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is represented by Donald Page of the National Party of Australia.

The 2004 redistribution of electoral districts estimated that the electoral district would have 47,246 electors on 29 April 2007. At the 2007 election it will encompass all of Ballina Shire (including Ballina, Alstonville, Lennox Head and Wollongbar) and most of the populated areas of Byron Shire (including Byron Bay, Mullumbimby, Ocean Shores, Suffolk Park, Brunswick Heads, South Golden Beach and Bangalow).

History

Ballina was originally created in 1894, when the three-member electorate of Richmond was divided into Richmond, Lismore and Ballina. In 1904, Ballina was replaced by Byron. In 1988, a recreated Ballina and Murwillumbah replaced Byron.

Members for Ballina

Election results

Election box begin
title=New South Wales state election, 2007: Ballina
Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Don Page
party = Nationals
votes = 21,983
percentage = 54.4
change = +2.5

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Melanie Doriean
party = Labor
votes = 9,330
percentage = 23.1
change = -2.6

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = John Bailey
party = Greens
votes = 7,861
percentage = 19.4
change = -0.2

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Ben Smith
party = Democrats
votes = 714
percentage = 1.8
change = +1.8

Election box candidate AU party
candidate = Flora Boyd
party = AAFI
votes = 551
percentage = 1.4
change = +1.4

Election box formal
votes = 41,051
percentage = 98.4
change =

Election box informal
votes = 612
percentage = 1.6
change =

Election box turnout
votes = 41,663
percentage =
change =

Election box candidate AU party
party = Nationals
candidate = Don Page
votes = 23,124
percentage = 64.5
change = +5.1

Election box candidate AU party
party = Labor
candidate = Melanie Doriean
votes = 12,729
percentage = 35.5
change = -5.1

Election box hold AU party
winner = Nationals
swing = +5.1

External links

* cite web
title=Ballina Electoral District (new boundaries)
publisher = New South Wales Electoral Commission
url = http://www.elections.nsw.gov.au/state_government_elections/electoral_districts/all_districts_/ballina
accessdate = 2006-11-24

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

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

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


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