Electoral district of Bright
Bright is an electorate for the
South Australian House of Assembly. It covers southern coastal suburbs of Adelaide including Hove, Brighton, Seacliff, Seacliff Park, Marino, Hallett Cove, Lonsdale and O'Sullivan Beach.
The electorate was created in the 1983 redistribution. It is named after Sir
Charles Tilston Bright, a former Supreme Court of South Australiajudge and Chancellor of Flinders University. Though initially won by Labor, it was won by Wayne Matthewthe Liberal Party at the 1989 election, and held by the party until Matthew's retirement in 2006. Shadow minister Angus Redfordattempted to enter the lower house from the Legislative Council upon Matthew's retirement, and was the favourite to succeed him, but was defeated by Labor's Chloe Foxamidst a statewide landslide on election day. The swing of 14.4 percent was the largest in the state.
Members for Bright
* [http://www.abc.net.au/elections/sa/2006/guide/brig.htm ABC profile for Bright]
* [http://www.pollbludger.com/sa2006/bright.htm Poll Bludger profile for Bright]
* [http://www.seo.sa.gov.au/election2006//maps/images/504.gifState Electoral Office map for Bright]
* [http://www.seo.sa.gov.au/apps/news/?year=2006&districtSearch=3195 State Electoral Office profile for Bright]
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