John Pandazopoulos, since 1992.
Southeastern Melbourne. Dandenong covers parts of the City of Casey and the City of Greater Dandenong, specifically the suburbs of Dandenong, Doveton and Eumemmerring and parts of the Dandenong North, Endeavour Hills, Keysborough and Noble Park.
Dandenong has existed as an electoral district continuously since 1904. For the first half of the 20th century, Dandenong was dominated by the Liberal Party and its predecessors. The ALP only won the seat twice, in 1929 and 1952. The ALP won the seat off the Liberal Party in 1969, and have held the seat ever since.
The seat was won in 1992 by John Pandazopoulos. He served as a minister in the Bracks government from 1999 to 2006.
- Christopher Blackburn (Democratic Labor Party)
- Matthew Kirwan (Greens)
- John Pandazopoulos (Labor)
- Dale Key (Liberal)
- Damien Latcham (Family First)
Dandenong is a safe Labor seat.
2006 two-candidate-preferred result
Polling booths in Dandenong have been divided into three areas: those in the north of the seat, those in the east, and the remainder in between. The ALP’s majority varied from 67% in the north to 71% in the centre.
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