Cotham Ward

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Cotham
Ward
Council Boroondara
Created 1996
Councillor Felicity Sinfield
Namesake Settlement near Wellington Street, Kew[1]
Electors 11,832 (2020)[2]
Area 6.20 km2



Cotham Ward is a Victorian Electoral Commission electoral division in the City of Boroondara.[3] The ward was proclaimed at the time of Boroondara's return to democratic government in 1996 and covers parts of Balwyn, Deepdene, Kew and Kew East.

Councillors

1996—2016
Member Party Term
  Felicity Sinfield Liberal[4] 2016—present
  Judith Voce Independent 2012—2016
  David Bloom Liberal 2008—2012
  Phil Meggs Independent 2007—2008
  Lachlan Williams Liberal[5] 2004—2007
  Geoff Hayes Liberal[6] 1996—2004

Electoral results

Boroondara council election, 2016: Cotham[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Felicity Sinfield 4,199 44.72 +44.72
Independent Judith Voce 2,515 26.79 +1.47
Independent Philip David John Gahn 1,024 10.91 +10.91
Liberal Keiron Long[8] 967 10.30 +10.30
Liberal Elliot Watson 684 7.29 +7.29
Total formal votes 9,389 97.01 +0.52
Informal votes 289 2.99 -0.52
Turnout 9,678 78.55 +4.78
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Felicity Sinfield 4,912 52.32 +59.78
Independent Judith Voce 3,008 32.04 -27.74
Independent Philip David John Gahan 1,469 15.65 +15.65


References

  1. City of Boroondara. 'History of Ward Names'. https://www.boroondara.vic.gov.au/our-city/history/ward-names, accessed: 31 August 2016
  2. Victorian Electoral Commission. Boroondara City Council election results 2020. November 2020. https://www.vec.vic.gov.au/results/2020-council-election-results/boroondara-city-council, accessed: 5 February 2021
  3. Victorian Electoral Commission. Boroondara City Council profile. https://www.vec.vic.gov.au/ElectoralBoundaries/boroondaraprofile.html, accessed: 15 January 2017
  4. Boroondara Residents Action Group. Results for Survey of Candidates for Council 2016. 11 October 2016. http://web.archive.org/web/20161106011830/http://www.marvellousmelbourne.org.au/moodle/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=239, accessed: 6 November 2016
  5. Josh Freydenberg MP. http://web.archive.org/web/20161106025342/http://www.joshfrydenberg.com.au/guest/Default.aspx?pageNo=112, accessed: 6 November 2016 (Archived from the original)
  6. Victorian Electoral Commission. State Election 2006 : Ballarat East District. https://www.vec.vic.gov.au/Results/state2006resultBallaratEastDistrict.html, accessed: 6 August 2016
  7. Victorian Electoral Commission. Boroondara City Council election results 2016. https://www.vec.vic.gov.au/Results/Council2016/BoroondaraResult.html, accessed: 6 November 2016
  8. Tim Smith MP Member for Kew. Maiden Address to Parliament. 23 December 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20161106031937/http://www.timsmithmp.com/News/Parliament/NewsId/67/ModuleId/465/title/Maiden%20Address%20to%20Parliament, accessed: 6 November 2016 (Archived from the original)


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