Tangney – WA Senate 2014

Geography
Southern Perth. Tangney includes a number of suburbs on the southern shore of the Swan River and Canning River. Tangney covers most of Melville council area, the southern half of Canning council area, and a smaller part of Gosnells council. Suburbs include Alfred Cove, Attadale, Melville, Applecross, Mount Pleasant, Winthrop, Leeming, Willetton, Canning Vale, Rossmoyne and Shelley.

2013 result

GroupPartyVotesTangney %Statewide %
AALiberal42,10848.0939.20
ZAustralian Labor Party20,09822.9526.59
SThe Greens (WA)8,2849.469.49
FPalmer United Party3,2653.735.01
BLiberal Democrats3,1733.623.43
UThe Nationals2,5152.875.07
CAustralian Christians1,6861.931.64
ISex Party1,0391.191.49
Others5,3976.168.09

The Liberal Party polled very well in Tangney, with over 48% of the vote, which was 8.9% above the statewide Liberal vote.

The ALP polled below average, as did most minor parties. The Greens polled roughly in line with their statewide result.

Polling places in Tangney at the 2013 federal election. East in green, North-West in red, South-East in yellow, West in blue. Click to enlarge.
Polling places in Tangney at the 2013 federal election. East in green, North-West in red, South-East in yellow, West in blue. Click to enlarge.

Booth breakdown
Booths have been divided into four areas. Those polling places in the Melville council area were divided into North-West and West. Those polling places in Canning and Gosnells council areas were divided into East and South-East.

The Liberal Party won the most votes in all areas, and by quite large margins. The Liberal Party outpolled the ALP by a 38% margin in the north-west of Tangney. The Liberal Party’s vote ranged from 42.6% in the east to 55% in the north-west.

The ALP’s vote ranged from 17% in the north-west to 28% in the south-east. The Greens vote ranged from 6% in the south-east to 11.9% in the north-west.

Voter groupLIB %ALP %GRN %Total votes% of votes
West47.3522.1710.3219,52622.30
East42.5626.009.7616,90619.31
North-West55.0316.9511.8916,31918.64
South-East44.1328.116.0311,76213.43
Other votes49.8723.008.5423,05226.33
Liberal Senate votes in Tangney at the 2013 federal election.
Liberal Senate votes in Tangney at the 2013 federal election.
Labor Senate votes in Tangney at the 2013 federal election.
Labor Senate votes in Tangney at the 2013 federal election.
Greens Senate votes in Tangney at the 2013 federal election.
Greens Senate votes in Tangney at the 2013 federal election.