Electoral district of Willagee

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Willagee
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
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Location of Willagee (dark green) in the Perth metropolitan area
State Western Australia
Dates current1996–present
MP Peter Tinley
Party Labor
Namesake Willagee
Electors 28,393 (2021)
Area35 km2 (13.5 sq mi)
Demographic South Metropolitan

Willagee is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia. The district is located in the southern suburbs of Perth.

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Willagee has at all times been a safe Labor seat.

Geography

Willagee is an electorate in Perth's south, to the east and south-east of Fremantle. It includes:

History

Willagee was first created at the 1994 redistribution ahead of the 1996 state election. It was won by Labor candidate Alan Carpenter, who later served as Minister for Education and other portfolios in the Gallop Ministry. Following Geoff Gallop's retirement from politics in January 2006, Carpenter became Premier, which he remained until the 2008 state election, at which Labor lost its majority. He retired from politics effective 2 October 2009 and the resulting by-election, held on 28 November, was won by Labor candidate Peter Tinley.

Members for Willagee

MemberPartyTerm
  Alan Carpenter Labor 1996–2009
  Peter Tinley Labor 2009–present

Election results

2021 Western Australian state election: Willagee [1]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Labor Peter Tinley 15,57666.1+11.3
Liberal Barry Jones4,52519.2−9.3
Greens Felicity Townsend2,1979.3−1.9
No Mandatory Vaccination Susan Poole5072.2+2.2
One Nation Mark Dalrymple4341.8+1.8
Liberal Democrats Michael Mitchell3101.3+1.3
Total formal votes23,54996.3+1.1
Informal votes9063.7−1.1
Turnout 24,45586.1−2.8
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Peter Tinley 18,15677.1+9.5
Liberal Barry Jones5,38722.9−9.5
Labor hold Swing +9.5

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