Cannington – WA 2013

ALP 9.0%

Incumbent MP
Bill Johnston, since 2008.

Geography
South-eastern Perth. Cannington covers the suburbs of Cannington, East Cannington, Beckenham, Queens Park, Wilson, Lynwood, Langford and parts of Ferndale and Thornlie. Cannington covers parts of Canning and Gosnells council areas.

Redistribution
No change.

History
Cannington was created as a new district in the 2008 redistribution as a notional Labor seat, with a margin of over 13%.

Cannington was won in 2008 by Bill Johnston.

Candidates

Assessment
Cannington is a safe Labor seat.

2008 result

CandidatePartyVotes%Swing
Bill JohnstonALP8,47545.44-8.9
Ryan ChorleyLIB6,10532.73+3.3
Christine CunninghamGRN3,04516.32+9.3
Mark StaerCDP1,0285.51+1.6

2008 two-candidate-preferred result

CandidatePartyVotes%Swing
Bill JohnstonALP11,00359.04-4.3
Ryan ChorleyLIB7,63340.96+4.3

 

Polling booths in Cannington at the 2008 WA state election. North in orange, South in green.

Booth breakdown
Booths have been divided into two halves: North and South.

The ALP won in both areas, but won by a larger margin in the south.

Voter groupALP %LIB %GRN %Total votes% of votes
North45.2033.7015.708,71146.70
South47.5031.0316.205,69130.51
Other votes43.1733.0017.764,25122.79
Labor primary votes in Cannington at the 2008 WA state election.
Liberal primary votes in Cannington at the 2008 WA state election.
Greens primary votes in Cannington at the 2008 WA state election.

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