This election guide is a work in progress. One seat will be posted per day, with each seat guide featuring comprehensive coverage of each seat’s history, geography, political situation and results of the 2015 election, as well as maps and tables showing those results.
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The New South Wales Legislative Council is elected using a system of proportional representation, with all MLCs elected to represent the entire state. 21 MLCs are elected every four years for an eight year term, with half of the upper house up for election at each lower house election.
This guide includes a history of the elected Legislative Council, list of sitting MLCs, list of winnable candidates, 2015 results and assessment of the parties’ chances.
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