Cause of by-election
Sitting Labor MP and outgoing premier Daniel Andrews is retiring.
Margin – ALP 10.8% vs IND
South-eastern Melbourne. Mulgrave includes Mulgrave, Noble Park North, Springvale and Wheelers Hill. Mulgrave covers the south-eastern corner of the City of Monash and northern parts of the City of Greater Dandenong.
Mulgrave previously existed as a Liberal seat from 1958 to 1967, and was re-established in 2002. The original seat was considered a marginal Labor seat, with a 4.4% margin, but it was won in 2002 by the ALP’s Daniel Andrews, who gained an 11.8% swing.
Andrews was re-elected in 2006, and was then promoted to the ministry. He served as Minister for Health in the Brumby government from 2007 to 2010. Andrews was elected to a third term in Mulgrave in 2010, and shortly after the election was elected as Leader of the Opposition.
Andrews led Labor to victory at the 2014 election, and won two more terms in 2018 and 2022. Andrews retired as premier and local member in September 2023.
- Ethelyn King (Libertarian)
- Celeste Ackerly (Sustainable Australia)
- Ian Cook (Independent)
- Jane Foreman (Family First)
- Courtney Mann (Liberal)
- Kelly Cvetkova (Victorian Socialists)
- Rhonda Garad (Greens)
- Eden Foster (Labor)
- Tina Theodossopoulou (Independent)
- Bronwyn Currie (Animal Justice)
|Aidan McLindon||Freedom Party||824||2.2||+2.2|
|Jane Foreman||Family First||749||2.0||+2.0|
|David Mould||Animal Justice||419||1.1||+0.9|
|Maree Wood||Democratic Labour||327||0.9||-1.3|
|Ezra JD Isma||Independent||92||0.2||+0.2|
2022 two-candidate-preferred result
2022 two-party-preferred result
Booths have been divided into three areas: north, south-east and south-west.
Labor won a majority of the two-party-preferred vote in all three areas, ranging from 54.8% in the north to 71.4% in the south-west.
Independent candidate Ian Cook came second, with a primary vote ranging from 14.7% in the south-west to 22.8% in the north.
|Voter group||Cook prim||ALP 2PP||Total votes||% of votes|