Electoral district of Baldivis

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Baldivis
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
WA Election 2021 - Baldivis.png
Location of Baldivis (dark green) in the Perth metropolitan area
State Western Australia
Dates current2017–present
MP Reece Whitby
Party Labor
Namesake Baldivis
Electors 32,554 (2021)
Area103 km2 (39.8 sq mi)
Demographic South Metropolitan
Coordinates 32°19′S115°49′E / 32.31°S 115.81°E / -32.31; 115.81 Coordinates: 32°19′S115°49′E / 32.31°S 115.81°E / -32.31; 115.81

Baldivis is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia. It is located in Perth's southern suburbs, and named after the suburb of Baldivis.

Contents

Baldivis was created by the Western Australian Electoral Commission in a 2015 redistribution, and elected its first member at the 2017 state election. It incorporates areas that previously fell into the seats of Kwinana and Warnbro. Baldivis has a notional 6.4-point majority for the Labor Party (based on the results of the 2013 election), and is considered a safe seat for that party. [1]

Geography

At the 2021 state election, Baldivis includes parts of the suburbs of Baldivis, Cooloongup, Leda, Waikiki and Wellard. [2]

Members for Baldivis

MemberPartyTerm
  Reece Whitby Labor 2017–present

Election results

2021 Western Australian state election: Baldivis [3]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Reece Whitby 7,73078.7+35.9
Liberal Luke Derrick7687.8−6.6
Greens Jody Freeman4644.7−0.5
Independent Andrea Tokaji4074.1+4.1
One Nation Martin Suter1541.6−6.0
Liberal Democrats David Marshall1331.4+1.4
No Mandatory Vaccination Chaz Rizzo1121.1+1.1
WAxit Brianna McLernon600.6+0.6
Total formal votes9,82897.0+1.4
Informal votes3073.0−1.4
Turnout 10,13531.1−42.2
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Reece Whitby 8,50486.6+20.0
Liberal Luke Derrick1,32113.4−20.0
Labor hold Swing +20.0
Results are not final.
2017 Western Australian state election: Baldivis [4]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Reece Whitby 11,33945.3+1.8
Independent Matt Whitfield5,34621.4+21.4
Liberal Malcolm George3,57114.3−18.8
One Nation John Zurakowski1,8547.4+7.4
Greens Christine Fegebank1,4125.6−0.8
Christians Yvette Holmes6142.5+0.3
Independent Craig Hamersley3901.6+1.6
Micro Business Prabhpreet Makkar2491.0+1.0
Independent Kath Summers2370.9+0.9
Total formal votes25,01295.5+1.8
Informal votes1,1884.5−1.8
Turnout 26,20085.1+12.7
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Reece Whitby 16,98767.9+11.5
Liberal Malcolm George8,02332.1−11.5
Two-candidate-preferred result
Labor Reece Whitby 14,30657.2+0.8
Independent Matt Whitfield10,69542.8+42.8
Labor hold 

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References

  1. Electorate: Baldivis, WA Election 2017, ABC News. Retrieved 2 February 2017.
  2. Final Boundaries by Region and District, Western Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 14 February 2021.
  3. 2021 State General Election – Baldivis District Results, WAEC
  4. Baldivis District Profile and Results, 2017 State General Election, WAEC.