Electoral District of Ovens Valley
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Electoral District of Ovens Valley
Ovens Valley
Victoria--Legislative Assembly
VIC Ovens Valley District 2014.png
Location of Ovens Valley (dark green) in Victoria
StateVictoria
Created2014
MPTim McCurdy
PartyNational Party
Electors43,200 (2018)
Area9,628 km2 (3,717.4 sq mi)
DemographicRural

The electoral district of Ovens Valley is an electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly in Australia. It was created in the redistribution of electoral boundaries in 2013, and came into effect at the 2014 state election.[1]

It largely covers areas from the abolished district of Murray Valley, centering on the city of Wangaratta. It includes the towns of Yarrawonga, Cobram, and other towns in the local government areas of Moira, Wangaratta, and Alpine.[2]

The abolished seat of Murray Valley was held by Nationals MP Tim McCurdy, who retained the new seat at the 2014 election.

Members

Member Party Term
  Tim McCurdy National 2014-present

Election results

2018 Victorian state election: Ovens Valley[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Tim McCurdy 16,646 44.46 -10.99
Labor Kate Doyle 7,703 20.58 -1.58
Independent Tammy Atkins 7,174 19.16 +19.16
Country Julian Fidge 3,214 8.59 +8.59
Greens Vicki Berry 1,687 4.51 -5.54
Total formal votes 37,437 94.67 -0.84
Informal votes 2,108 5.33 +0.84
Turnout 39,545 91.54 -2.13
Two-party-preferred result
National Tim McCurdy 23,500 62.63 -3.94
Labor Kate Doyle 14,025 37.38 +3.94
National hold Swing -3.94

References

  1. ^ "Summary of Changes". Victorian Electoral Boundary Commission. Archived from the original on 17 October 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ "Map of Ovens Valley District". Victorian Electoral Boundaries Commission.
  3. ^ State Election 2018: Ovens Valley District, VEC.

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