Update on State Election results

The seat of Essendon is the tale of two cities – according to the state election results.

The election results for the seat of Essendon show significant variations across suburbs with the southern part of the electorate recording high number of Greens votes, and the central areas recording high numbers of Liberal votes.

Flemington and Buckley Park booths demonstrate the widest variation: the Liberal vote in Flemington (12%) is just under one quarter of the Liberal vote at Buckley Park (41%).

The Greens vote at Buckley Park (10%) is almost one third of the Greens vote in Flemington (28%).

The following is a summary of the primary votes for the booths in the electorates of Essendon and Niddrie for the three major parties. The primary votes for the independent and DLP candidates have not been shown.

The booths with high and low votes for each party are highlighted.

ESSENDON (70% total enrolment – early votes still being counted)

BOOTH GREENS ALP LIBS
Ascot Vale Central 19.0% 49.1% 23.6%
Ascot Vale East 25.7% 47.7% 18.8%
Ascot Vale West 18.8% 53.6% 20.1%
Buckley Park 10.4% 41.3% 41.3%
Essendon 12.2% 40.3% 35.8%
Essendon North 10.3% 45.0% 33.6%
Essendon West 9.5% 43.1% 37.7%
Flemington 27.8% 53.4% 12.1%
Glenbervie 15.5% 47.7% 27.8%
Moonee Ponds 13.3% 39.1% 33.6%
Moonee Ponds Central 17.5% 49.4% 24.6%
Moonee Ponds West 15.6% 56.0% 20.9%
Newmarket 19.7% 59.9% 12.9%
Strathmore 11.7% 48.5% 28.9%
Strathmore North 9.2% 52.7% 30.1%
Total Ordinary Votes 17.1% 49.4% 24.6%
Absent 23.5% 44.5% 22.5%
Early Vote 12.8% 42.8% 33.6%
Postal Vote 13.1% 43.4% 34.1%
Percentage of Formal Vote 16.3% 46.2% 27.9%

The Liberal vote was much higher for postal and early votes than for votes cast on polling day.

These results are as of Thursday 3pm and only represent 70% of the total enrolment for Essendon.

 

NIDDRIE (87% total enrolment – some early votes still being counted)

 LIBS  GREENS  ALP
Aberfeldie 36.2% 9.2% 51.7%
Airport West 26.8% 6.2% 62.1%
Avondale Heights 27.5% 7.0% 61.1%
Avondale Heights Central 33.6% 5.1% 58.4%
Avondale Heights North 28.0% 4.2% 65.7%
Buckley Park 36.5% 7.9% 51.8%
Calder Rise 40.3% 5.7% 49.3%
Essendon North 26.2% 12.3% 57.8%
Essendon West 43.3% 9.2% 43.3%
Keilor 42.7% 6.6% 46.5%
Keilor East 27.4% 5.0% 64.6%
Keilor Heights 32.9% 6.0% 56.4%
Keilor Park 34.6% 6.2% 56.2%
Keilor South 36.7% 6.1% 53.9%
Niddrie 34.2% 5.7% 56.2%
Niddrie Central 30.4% 10.8% 55.3%
Total Ordinary Votes 33.5% 6.7% 56.0%
Absent 31.2% 11.6% 50.4%
Early Vote 32.9% 4.7% 58.8%
Postal Vote 38.7% 5.2% 51.8%
Percentage Formal Vote 33.4% 6.4% 56.3%

 

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