Electorates

Wakefield

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Sitting Member:
Champion, N (ALP)
Since:
2007
Size of electorate:
6407 sq. Km

Key Comments

Wakefield has been a Labor safe seat since 2010. It is considered a rural electorate. Industries in the area include farming and technology. The 2013 election marks the first time a non-Labor government has been elected without winning the seat of Wakefield.

2013 Election Results

Candidate Party Votes % Swing(%)
ZORICH, Tom Liberal 34425 37.89 +5.12
CLAY, Sherree Australian Greens 4683 5.15 -6.18
ALDRIDGE, Mark Independent 3729 4.1 +4.10
MUSOLINO, Tony Katter's Australian Party 964 1.06 +1.06
MUSOLINO, Dino Palmer United Party 3890 4.28 +4.28
CHAMPION, NickElected Australian Labor Party 37723 41.52 -6.35
COOMBE, Paul Family First 5436 5.98 -0.7
...... Australian Democrats 0 0 -1.23
...... No Carbon Tax Climate Sceptics 0 0 -0.05
...... Other 0 0 -0.07
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