Electoral district of Swansea

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New South WalesLegislative Assembly
NSW Electoral District 2019 - Swansea.png
Location in the Central Coast region
StateNew South Wales
Dates current1981–present
MPYasmin Catley
PartyLabor Party
Electors56,681 (2019)
Area191.45 km2 (73.9 sq mi)
Electorates around Swansea:
Lake Macquarie Charlestown Pacific Ocean
Lake Macquarie Swansea Pacific Ocean
Wyong Wyong Pacific Ocean

Swansea is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Hunter Region of the Australian state of New South Wales. It is represented by Yasmin Catley of the Labor Party.

Swansea is situated between Lake Macquarie and the Pacific Ocean in southeastern City of Lake Macquarie and northeastern Central Coast Council. It includes Swansea and extends as far north as Valentine, Belmont North and Jewells and as far south as San Remo and Budgewoi.[1]

Swansea was created in 1981 and has usually been held by Labor.

Members for Swansea[edit]

Member Party Term
  Don Bowman Labor 1981–1988
  Ivan Welsh Independent 1988–1991
  Don Bowman Labor 1991–1995
  Jill Hall Labor 1995–1998
  Milton Orkopoulos Labor 1999–2006
  Independent 2006–2006
  Robert Coombs Labor 2007–2011
  Garry Edwards Liberal 2011–2014
  Independent 2014–2015
  Yasmin Catley Labor 2015–present

Election results[edit]

2019 New South Wales state election: Swansea[2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Yasmin Catley 24,371 49.54 +4.51
Liberal Dean Bowman 16,123 32.78 +6.86
Greens Doug Williamson 3,428 6.97 +1.12
Animal Justice Julia Riseley 2,714 5.52 +2.61
Conservatives Glenn Seddon 2,556 5.20 +5.20
Total formal votes 49,192 95.67 −0.63
Informal votes 2,224 4.33 +0.63
Turnout 51,416 90.71 −1.27
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Yasmin Catley 26,792 60.56 −2.42
Liberal Dean Bowman 17,449 39.44 +2.42
Labor hold Swing −2.42


  1. ^ "Swansea". New South Wales Electoral Commission. 28 March 2015. Retrieved 14 April 2015.
  2. ^ State Electoral District of Swansea: First Preference Votes, NSWEC.
  3. ^ State Electoral District of Swansea: Distribution of Preferences, NSWEC.

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