Division of Hughes


Division of Hughes
Hughes
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Hughes 2010.png
Division of Hughes (green) in New South Wales
Created: 1955
MP: Craig Kelly
Party: Liberal
Namesake: Billy Hughes
Area: 178 km² (69 sq mi)
Demographic: Outer Metropolitan

The Division of Hughes is an Australian Electoral Division in New South Wales. The division was created in 1955 and is named for Billy Hughes, who was Prime Minister of Australia 1915-23. It is located in the southern and southwestern suburbs of Sydney, including Alfords Point, Bangor, Barden Ridge, Chipping Norton, East Hills, Engadine, Hammondville, Holsworthy, Illawong, Loftus, Lucas Heights, Menai, Milperra, Moorebank, Panania, Picnic Point, Revesby, Warwick Farm, Wattle Grove and Woronora and parts of Padstow, Jannali, Liverpool and Sutherland.

Members

Member Party Term
  Les Johnson Labor 1955–1966
  Don Dobie Liberal 1966–1969
  Les Johnson Labor 1969–1984
  Robert Tickner Labor 1984–1996
  Danna Vale Liberal 1996–2010
  Craig Kelly Liberal 2010–present

Election results

Australian federal election, 2010: Hughes
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Craig Kelly 42,424 49.15 +2.67
Labor Brent Thomas 32,611 37.78 -5.96
Greens Susan Roberts 5,430 6.29 +0.93
Christian Democrats Scott Nailon 2,112 2.45 -0.70
One Nation Peter Bussa 1,599 1.85 +1.85
Family First Stan Hurley 1,183 1.37 +0.45
Liberal Democrats Don Nguyen 948 1.10 +1.01
Total formal votes 86,307 93.48 -2.08
Informal votes 6,020 6.52 +2.08
Turnout 92,327 94.22 -1.83
Two-candidate preferred result
Liberal Craig Kelly 47,619 55.17 +4.63
Labor Brent Thomas 38,688 44.83 -4.63
Liberal hold Swing +4.63

References

Coordinates: 33°59′31″S 150°58′30″E / 33.992°S 150.975°E / -33.992; 150.975


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