Electoral district of Albert Park

The Electoral district of Albert Park is an electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly. It covers the inner city suburbs of South Melbourne, Albert Park, Port Melbourne and St Kilda. It is was first proclaimed in 1889.

Albert Park has been held continuously by the Labor Party since the 1950 election. It is currently held by a margin of 9.5% after the election in 2006 which is a decline of 3% on the previous election.

John Thwaites was the member from 1992 until his resignation on 30 July 2007, along with Steve Bracks, the member for Williamstown. A by-election was held on 15 September 2007, which resulted in the election of Labor's Martin Foley.

Members of Albert Park

ee also

*Parliaments of the Australian states and territories
*List of members of the Victorian Legislative Assembly

External links

* [http://www.vec.vic.gov.au/AlbertParkDistrictprofile.html Electorate profile: Albert Park District, Victorian Electoral Commission]
* [http://www.vec.vic.gov.au/state2002resultAlbertParkDistrict.html State Election 2002: Albert Park District, Victorian Electoral Commission]
* [http://www.vec.vic.gov.au/state1999resultAlbertParkDistrict.html State Election 1999: Albert Park District, Victorian Electoral Commission]


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