Electoral district of Clarence

Electoral district of Clarence

Clarence is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is represented by Steve Cansdell of the National Party of Australia.

The 2004 redistribution of electoral districts estimated that the electoral district would have 48,074 electors on 29 April 2007. [cite web
title=Redistribution Commissioners' Report
date= 21 December 2004
publisher = Election Funding Authority of New South Wales
url = http://efa.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/2105/pagesivtovii300.pdf
accessdate = 2006-12-18
] At the 2007 election it will include all of the Clarence Valley Council (including Grafton, Maclean, Yamba, Illuka, Junction Hill, Ulmarra, Coutts Crossing and Glenreagh), almost all of the Richmond Valley Council (including Casino, Coraki, Woodburn, Evans Head and Tatham) and the far northern part of the City of Coffs Harbour (including Red Rock, Corindi and Corindi Beach). [cite web
title=Clarence Electoral District (new boundaries)
publisher = New South Wales Electoral Commission
url = http://www.elections.nsw.gov.au/state_government_elections/electoral_districts/all_districts_/clarence
accessdate = 2006-12-26
]

History

Clarence was created in 1859, replacing Clarence and Darling Downs. In 1920, with the introduction of proportional representation in 1920, it was absorbed in to Byron along with Lismore. In 1927, it was recreated.

Members for Clarence

References

External links

*cite web
title=State Electoral District - Clarence Results 2007
publisher = New South Wales Electoral Commission
url = http://vtr.elections.nsw.gov.au/lapreferential.clarence.aspx
accessdate = 2007-05-06

*cite web
title=State Electoral District - Clarence Results 2003
publisher = New South Wales Electoral Commission
url = http://www.elections.nsw.gov.au/state_government_elections/election_results/district_index/clarence/results/2003
accessdate = 2007-01-23

*cite web
title=State Electoral District - Clarence Results 1999
publisher = New South Wales Electoral Commission
url = http://www.elections.nsw.gov.au/state_government_elections/election_results/district_index/clarence/results/1999
accessdate = 2007-01-23


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