Solway Ward

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Solway
Ward
Council Boroondara
Created 1996
Councillor Garry Thompson[1]
Namesake Named for locality and local post office south-east of Camberwell[2]
Electors 11,198 (2020)[3]
Area 6.03[4] km2



Solway Ward is a Victorian Electoral Commission electoral division in the City of Boroondara.[5] The ward was proclaimed at the time of Boroondara's return to democratic government in 1996 and covers Ashburton and part of Glen Iris.

Councillors

1996—2020
Member Party Term
  Garry Thompson Liberal[6] 2016—present
  Kevin Chow Labor[7] 2008—2016
  Mary Halikias-Byrnes[8] Labor 2004—2008
  Keith Walter Independent 1996—2004

Electoral results

Boroondara council election, 2016: Solway[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Garry Thompson[6] 4,471 45.76 +19.61
Independent Brendan Eager 3,029 31.00 +31.00
Liberal Michael Doyle[6] 2,271 23.24 +23.24
Total formal votes 9,771 97.83 +0.23
Informal votes 217 2.17 -0.23
Turnout 9,988 79.60 +2.73
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal Garry Thompson 5,685 58.18 +8.50
Independent Brendan Eager 4,086 41.82 +41.82


References

  1. Tim Smith MP, Member for Kew. https://web.archive.org/web/20171013034215/https://www.facebook.com/TimSmithKew/posts/1836402893260281, accessed: 21 February 2017
  2. City of Boroondara. History of Ward Names. https://web.archive.org/web/20170312070925/https://www.boroondara.vic.gov.au/our-city/history/ward-names, accessed: 13 October 2017
  3. 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
  4. Victorian Electoral Commission. Final Report - 2015 Boroondara City Council Subdivision Review. October 2015. https://www.vec.vic.gov.au/files/RepReviews/BoroondaraFinalReport2015.pdf, accessed: 13 October 2017
  5. Victorian Electoral Commission. Boroondara City Council profile. https://www.vec.vic.gov.au/ElectoralBoundaries/boroondaraprofile.html, accessed: 13 October 2017
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 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
  7. Boroondara Weekly Review. Friendly Fire for Solway Ward. 24 September 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20150402164332/http://www.theweeklyreviewstonnington.com.au/story/354449/friendly-fire-for-solway-ward/?cs=12, accessed: 13 October 2017
  8. Higgins ALP. A Labor Party for the 21st Century. http://web.archive.org/web/20161113091557/https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/view/54116580/21st-century, accessed: 13 November 2016 (Archived from the original)
  9. Victorian Electoral Commission. Boroondara City Council 2016 Election. http://web.archive.org/web/20160823002210/https://www.vec.vic.gov.au/BoroondaraElection/, accessed: 13 October 2017 (Archived from the original)


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