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Farrer

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Sitting Member:
Ley, S (LP)
Since:
2001
Size of electorate:
126590 sq. Km

Key Comments

Farrer covers southern New South Wales from the Snowy Mountains to Wentworth, where the Murray and Darling rivers meet. Industries include wool, cattle, orchards, vines, rice, wheat, mining and agricultural services. Sussan Ley has faced pressure from irrigators over environmental water allocations in the Murray Darling Basin.

2013 Election Results

Candidate Party Votes % Swing(%)
DAVIS, Narelle Rise Up Australia Party 1646 1.98 +1.98
CATTELL, Brendan Democratic Labour Party (DLP) 1509 1.82 +1.82
TREWIN, Ken Katter's Australian Party 3091 3.72 +3.72
LEY, SussanElected Liberal 47977 57.81 +6.40
EMMERTON, Ronald James Palmer United Party 3392 4.09 +4.09
HICKEY, Gavin Labor 19708 23.75 -1.54
POWELL, Tracey Bullet Train For Australia 1048 1.26 +1.26
HORWILL, Frank Christian Democratic Party (Fred Nile Group) 982 1.18 -2.03
SOBEY, Christina The Greens 3643 4.39 -1.49
...... Secular Party of Australia 0 0 -1.32
...... Australian Democrats 0 0 -0.73
...... Other 0 0 -12.15
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