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).
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
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.