Brighton District profile

Features of the District

Location:Brighton District is a metropolitan bayside electorate located approximately nine kilometres south-east of Melbourne.
Area:19 square kilometres.
Suburbs:Brighton and Elwood. Parts of Brighton East and Hampton.
Features:The District features foreshore recreation areas, the exclusive ‘Golden Mile’ residential area, and a diverse range of shopping areas, cafes and restaurants.
Upper House
Region:
Southern Metropolitan Region
Statistical profile based on 2011 Census data (link to pdf)

Sitting Member

Louise Asher - Liberal (Parliament website, external link)

Election Results

2014 State election results – Brighton District
2010 State election results – Brighton District
2006 State election results – Brighton District
2002 State election results – Brighton District

Historical pattern

1856-62Unaffiliated
1862-71Liberal
1871-1900Conservative
1900-02Conservative Liberal
1902-07Conservative
1907-08Fusion
1908-09Conservative
1909-24Fusion Liberal/Liberal/National
1924Liberal
1924-27National
1927-28Independent National
1928-37National/United Australia Party
1937-43Independent
1943-45United Australia Party/Liberal
1945Ministerial Liberal
1945-52Liberal/Liberal and Country Party
1952-55Electoral Reform League/Victorian Liberal
1955-presentLiberal and Country Party/Liberal