Essendon District

Sitting MP

The sitting Member of Parliament (MP) for Essendon is Danny Pearson (Australian Labor Party)

Find their contact details on the Parliament of Victoria website 

Region this district is in

This district is in Northern Metropolitan Region.

Facts and figures

  • Key boundary changes

    The 2020-21 redivision of State electoral boundaries made the following changes to Essendon District.

    Essendon District gained:

    • 46 voters from Melbourne District (part of Flemington, including Flemington Racecourse and the Royal Agricultural Society Showgrounds).
  • Two-party-preferred analysis

    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 27,320 65.8%
    Liberal 14,178 34.2%

    Estimated 2018 State election results by 2PP with new district boundaries

    Party Votes %
    ALP 27,345 65.8%
    Liberal 14,205 34.2%

    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
  • Historical pattern
    Year Party
    1904-07 Conservative
    1907-08 Fusion
    1908-09 Liberal
    1909-14 Fusion Liberal/Liberal
    1914-17 ALP
    1917-24 National
    1924-32 ALP
    1932-43 United Australia Party
    1943-47 ALP
    1947-50 Liberal/Liberal and Country Party
    1950-55 ALP
    1955* Anti-Communist Labor
    1958-79 Liberal and Country Party/Liberal
    1979-92 ALP
    1992-96 Liberal
    1996-present ALP

    * Essendon District was removed in 1955 and created again in 1958.