Electoral district of Manly

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Manly
New South WalesLegislative Assembly
NSW Electoral District 2019 - Manly.png
Location within Sydney
State New South Wales
Created1927
MP James Griffin
Party Liberal
Namesake Manly
Electors 55,672 (2019)
Area26 km2 (10.0 sq mi)
DemographicUrban
Coordinates 33°47′31″S151°15′40″E / 33.79194°S 151.26111°E / -33.79194; 151.26111 Coordinates: 33°47′31″S151°15′40″E / 33.79194°S 151.26111°E / -33.79194; 151.26111
Electorates around Manly:
Davidson Wakehurst Pacific Ocean
Willoughby Manly Pacific Ocean
North Shore Vaucluse Pacific Ocean

Manly is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales, and covers a large portion of the Northern Beaches Council local government area. Created in 1927, although it has historically tended to be a Liberal-leaning seat, Manly has had a history of independent local members. It is represented by James Griffin for the Liberal Party, and was previously represented by the former Premier of New South Wales, Mike Baird.

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On 23 January 2017, Baird resigned as Premier and member for Manly, [1] triggering a by-election in the district which was held on 8 April and won by Liberal candidate James Griffin. [2]

Members for Manly

MemberPartyPeriod
  Alfred Reid [3] Nationalist 1927–1931
  United Australia 1931–1944
  Independent Democrat 1944–1945
  Liberal 1945
  Douglas Darby [4] Liberal 1945–1962
  Independent Liberal 1962–1968
  Liberal 1968–1978
  Alan Stewart [5] Labor 1978–1984
  David Hay [6] Liberal 1984–1991
  Peter Macdonald [7] Independent 1991–1999
  David Barr [8] Independent 1999–2007
  Mike Baird [9] Liberal 2007–2017
  James Griffin [10] Liberal 2017–present

Election results

2019 New South Wales state election: Manly [11] [12]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal James Griffin 25,41852.61−15.39
Greens Kristyn Glanville9,13718.91+1.78
Labor Natasha Phillips-Mason8,61917.84+4.95
Keep Sydney Open Dane Murray2,4565.08+5.08
Sustainable Australia Emanuele Paletto1,5023.11+3.11
Animal Justice Kate Paterson1,1842.45+2.45
Total formal votes48,31697.85−0.02
Informal votes1,0612.15+0.02
Turnout 49,37788.69−1.03
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal James Griffin 27,23964.70−13.70
Labor Natasha Phillips-Mason14,85935.30+13.70
Two-candidate-preferred result
Liberal James Griffin 26,62862.90−11.62
Greens Kristyn Glanville15,70637.10+11.62
Liberal hold Swing −11.62

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