Jude Perera, since 2002.
Southern Melbourne. Cranbourne covers the suburbs of Cranbourne, Cranbourne East, Cranbourne North, Cranbourne West, Botanic Ridge, Junction Village and parts of Clyde, Clyde North, Devon Meadows, Lynbrook and Lyndhurst. The entire electorate is contained within the City of Casey.
Cranbourne was first created as an electoral district for the 1992 election. It was first won in 1992 by the Liberal Party’s Gary Rowe. He was re-elected in 1996 and 1999.
Prior to the 2002 election, the redistribution redraw the boundaries to make it much more favourable to the ALP. The margin shifted from 5.7% for the Liberal Party to 1.6% for the ALP. The ALP’s Jude Perera gained a 9.2% swing, winning the seat off Rowe.
Perera has been re-elected three times.
Sitting Labor MP Jude Perera is not running for re-election.
- Susan Jakobi (Independent)
- Norman Fosberry (Independent)
- Pauline Richards (Labor)
- Tarlochan Singh (Transport Matters)
- Jason Soultanidis (Derryn Hinch’s Justice)
- Edward Sok (Democratic Labour)
- Ravi Ragupathy (Independent)
- Ann-Marie Hermans (Liberal)
- Jake Tilton (Greens)
Cranbourne is a very marginal seat.
|Laith Graham||Sex Party||1,110||2.8||+2.6|
|Jonathan Willie Eli||Rise Up Australia||995||2.5||+2.5|
|Pamela Keenan||Family First||979||2.4||-1.6|
|Rania Michael||Australian Christians||560||1.4||+1.4|
2014 two-party-preferred result
Booths in Cranbourne have been divided into central, north and south.
Labor won a majority of the two-party-preferred vote in all four areas, ranging from 50.1% in the south-west to 57.3% in the north-east.
|Voter group||ALP 2PP %||Total votes||% of votes|
Two-party-preferred votes in Cranbourne at the 2014 Victorian state election