The sitting Member of Parliament (MP) for Brighton is James Newbury (Liberal)
Find their contact details on the Parliament of Victoria website
Region this district is in
This district is in Southern Metropolitan Region.
Facts and figures
Key boundary changes
The 2020-21 redivision of State electoral boundaries made the following changes to Brighton District.
Brighton District gained:
- 2,644 voters from Bentleigh District (parts of Brighton East, Hampton East and Moorabbin).
The tables below show two-party-preferred (2PP) results from the 2018 State election, based on the old and new electoral boundaries.
Actual 2018 State election results by 2PP
Party Votes % ALP 18,940 48.9% Liberal 19,827 51.1%
Estimated 2018 State election results by 2PP with new district boundaries
Party Votes % ALP 20,230 49.5% Liberal 20,641 50.5%
To estimate the 2018 votes on the new boundaries, we have allocated the votes from each voting centre according to where the new boundaries are.
- Past results
Year Party 1856-62 Unaffiliated 1862-71 Liberal 1871-1900 Conservative 1900-02 Conservative Liberal 1902-07 Conservative 1907-08 Fusion 1908-09 Conservative 1909-24 Fusion Liberal/Liberal/National 1924 Liberal 1924-27 National 1927-28 Independent National 1928-37 National/United Australia Party 1937-43 Independent 1943-45 United Australia Party/Liberal 1945 Ministerial Liberal 1945-52 Liberal/Liberal and Country Party 1952-55 Electoral Reform League/Victorian Liberal 1955-present Liberal and Country Party/Liberal