Mark McGowan, since 1996.
Southern coastal fringe of Perth. Rockingham covers the suburbs of Rockingham, Shoalwater, Safety Bay, Hillman and part of Cooloongup and Waikiki, in the north-western corner of the Rockingham council area.
Rockingham gained part of Waikiki from Baldivis. This increased the Labor margin from 23.4% to 23.6%.
The electorate of Rockingham has existed since 1974, and has always been a Labor seat.
Labor’s Mike Barnett won Rockingham in 1974. Barnett served as a shadow minister from 1977 until 1983, and as Speaker from 1986 until 1993. He retired in 1996.
Rockingham was won in 1996 by Labor’s Mark McGowan. McGowan has been re-elected in Rockingham five times. He joined the ministry after the 2005 election, and became Labor leader in 2012.
McGowan led Labor to the 2013 and 2017 elections, winning government in a landslide in 2017.
- Geoff George (One Nation)
- Dean Lofts (Liberal Democrats)
- Tom Hawkins (No Mandatory Vaccination)
- Mark McGowan (Labor)
- Breanna Morgan (Greens)
- Michael McClure (Liberal)
Rockingham is a safe Labor seat.
|James Omalley||One Nation||1,915||8.7||+8.7||8.6|
|Sylvia Stonehouse||Australian Christians||413||1.9||-0.2||1.9|
|Mark Charles||Micro Business||147||0.7||+0.7||0.7|
2017 two-party-preferred result
Booths have been divided into three parts: central, east and south.
Labor won a majority of the two-party-preferred vote in all three areas, ranging from 72.3% in the south to 78.7% in the east.
|Voter group||ALP 2PP %||Total votes||% of votes|
Two-party-preferred votes in Rockingham at the 2017 WA state election