Electoral district of Narracan

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Narracan
VictoriaLegislative Assembly
Electoral district of Narracan (Victoria) 2022.svg
Location of Narracan (dark green) in Victoria
State Victoria
Created1967
MP Wayne Farnham
Party Liberal
Electors 52,203 (2018)
Area4,503 km2 (1,738.6 sq mi)
DemographicRural
Electorates around Narracan:
Monbulk Eildon Gippsland East
Pakenham Narracan Gippsland South
Bass Gippsland South Morwell
Footnotes
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The electoral district of Narracan is an electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly in Australia. It was first proclaimed in 1967 and has usually been held by the Liberal Party.

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The electorate covers the provincial Warragul-Drouin urban area, as well as many smaller rural towns in north west Gippsland.

The electoral district of Narracan is named after Narracan, a rural locality located in the narrow Narracan Creek Valley, 14km south of Moe. The word "narracan" is believed to be derived from an Aboriginal word describing a crow. [2]

Members for Narracan

MemberPartyTerm
  Jim Balfour Liberal 1967–1982
  John Delzoppo Liberal 1982–1996
  Florian Andrighetto Liberal 1996–1999
  Ian Maxfield Labor 1999–2006
  Gary Blackwood Liberal 2006–2022
  Wayne Farnham Liberal 2023–present

Election results

Narracan supplementary election: 28 January 2023 [3]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Liberal Wayne Farnham 16,04745.0−11.9
Greens Alyssa Weaver4,00911.3+5.6
Independent Tony Wolfe3,99911.2+11.2
Democratic Labour Sophia De Wit2,4676.9+6.9
Freedom Leonie Blackwell2,2166.2+6.2
One Nation Casey Murphy2,1476.0+6.0
Independent Annemarie McCabe1,3843.9+3.9
Liberal Democrats Michael Abelman1,2453.5+3.5
Family First Brendan Clarke1,0382.9+2.9
Animal Justice Austin Cram7442.1+2.1
Independent Ian Honey3641.0+1.0
Total formal votes35,66094.10–0.41
Informal votes2,2345.90+0.50
Turnout 37,89475.02−15.83
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Wayne Farnham 22,35562.75+5.49
Independent Tony Wolfe13,27337.25+37.25
Liberal hold Swing

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References

  1. "Narracan (Supplementary) - VIC Electorate, Candidates, Results". ABC News . Retrieved 28 January 2023.
  2. "Narracan | Victorian Places".
  3. Narracan District results, Victorian Electoral Commission.