Maria Vamvakinou, since 2001.
- Candidate summary
- 2019 results
- Booth breakdown
- Results maps
Outer northern suburbs of Melbourne. Calwell covers the eastern half of the Hume council area, including the suburbs of Broadmeadows, Coolaroo, Meadow Heights, Greenvale, Yuroke, Mickleham, Kalkallo and Roxburgh Park.
Calwell lost its south-western corner to Maribyrnong. This area includes Tullamarine, Gladstone Park, Keilor Park and Melbourne Airport. These changes increased the Labor margin from 18.8% to 19.6%.
The seat was first won in 1984 by Andrew Theophanous. Theophanous had previously held Burke since 1980. He served as a Parliamentary Secretary in the final term of the Labor government from 1993 to 1996. He came under fire for allegations of migration fraud. He resigned from the ALP in 2000 and served out his term as an independent, losing in 2001. He later served time in prison.
Calwell was won in 2001 by Maria Vamvakinou, and she has held the seat ever since.
- Mark Preston (One Nation)
- Tim Staker-Gunn (Liberal)
- Natalie Abboud (Greens)
- Maria Vamvakinou (Labor)
- Joshua Naim (United Australia)
- Jerome Small (Victorian Socialists)
- Maria Bengtsson (Federation)
|Jerome Small||Victorian Socialists||3,984||4.6||+4.6||4.8|
|Prakul Chhabra||United Australia Party||3,037||3.5||+3.5||3.5|
|Keith Kerr||Citizens Electoral Council||2,851||3.3||+3.3||3.4|
|Adam Vail||Conservative National||1,771||2.0||+2.0||2.0|
|Peter Byrne||Socialist Equality Party||823||0.9||+0.9||1.0|
2019 two-party-preferred result
Polling places in Calwell have been divided into three parts: north, south-east and south-west.
Labor won a majority of the two-party-preferred vote in all three areas, ranging from 58.8% in the south-west to 79.4% in the south-east.
|Voter group||ALP 2PP %||Total votes||% of votes|