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Seat of Bulleen

(Eastern Melbourne)
Safe. Liberal 10.6%

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Bulleen is an electorate located within Melbourne's east. It includes the suburbs of Bulleen, Doncaster, Templestowe Lower, and part of Templestowe.

Like many seats in the east of Melbourne, Bulleen has a high proportion of people employed in managerial and professional occupations compared to the state average, with the population being highly educated. It also has a large population of Chinese ancestry compared to the rest of Victoria. Speakers of Mandarin, Greek, Cantonese and Italian are also well over represented, as are non-English speakers more broadly, in this electorate compared to the rest of the state.

The district was created in 1985 and has always been held by, and safe for, the Liberal Party.

Incumbent MP:

Matthew Guy (Liberal) - since 2014. Pictured right.

Electorate Boundaries and 2014 Polling Places:

Candidates:

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Matthew Guy | Chris Kearney


Matthew GuyMatthew Guy
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Political Party: Liberal (Incumbent MP)

Matthew Guy has been the MP for Bulleen since the 2014 State Election, currently serving as leader of the Liberal Party and the Opposition. He was previously a member of the legislative assembly for the Northern Metropolitan Region from 2006 to 2014. Before his election, he worked as an advisor to then-Premier Jeff Kennett, later becoming Chief of Staff to Denis Napthine during his period as Opposition Leader. He has also worked for the Victorian Farmers Federation and for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.


Chris KearneyChris Kearney
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Political Party: Greens.

 


Assessment:

Bulleen is a safe Liberal seat and will likely see a swing back to the Liberal Party.

2014 Results:

BULLEEN
2014 Primary Vote by Polling Place

 

Ben Cronly (GRN)

Adam Rundell (ALP) Eleni Arapoglou (AC) Matthew Guy (LIB)
Bulleen 7.7% 34.4% 3.6% 54.3%
Bulleen West 11.1% 34.2% 2.1% 52.5%
Doncaster 12.9% 33.5% 4.2% 49.4%
Doncaster Central 9.2% 34.5% 4.4% 51.9%
Doncaster South 11.2% 33.4% 2.4% 53.0%
Doncaster West 8.8% 36.9% 4.2% 50.0%
Lower Templestowe 10.6% 35.6% 4.0% 49.8%
Manningham 8.5% 35.0% 2.9% 53.5%
Serpell 8.2% 28.7% 3.6% 59.5%
St Gregory's 7.5% 32.2% 3.6% 56.7%
Templestowe 10.5% 26.7% 2.6% 60.2%
Templestowe Heights 10.0% 33.7% 4.0% 52.2%
Templestowe Park 8.4% 26.1% 2.7% 62.8%
Templestowe Valley 9.4% 31.3% 2.7% 56.5%
The Pines 8.7% 28.0% 3.9% 59.4%
Absent Votes 16.0% 30.7% 4.7% 48.6%
Early Votes 10.6% 27.0% 4.1% 58.3%
Postal Votes 7.3% 25.4% 3.6% 63.7%
Provisional Votes 10.2% 30.0% 3.8% 56.0%
TOTALS 9.8% 30.3% 3.7% 56.2%
Data provided by the VEC.

 

2014 Two Party Preferred Vote by Polling Place
  Matthew Guy (LIB) Adam Rundell (ALP)
Bulleen 58.3% 41.7%
Bulleen West 54.3% 45.7%
Doncaster 54.8% 45.2%
Doncaster Central 56.5% 43.5%
Doncaster South 56.9% 43.1%
Doncaster West 54.0% 46.0%
Lower Templestowe 53.9% 46.1%
Manningham 57.0% 43.0%
Serpell 63.7% 36.3%
St Gregory's 60.1% 39.9%
Templestowe 64.1% 35.9%
Templestowe Heights 56.9% 43.1%
Templestowe Park 66.2% 33.8%
Templestowe Valley 60.2% 39.8%
The Pines 63.9% 36.1%
Absent Votes 55.0% 45.0%
Early Votes 63.2% 36.8%
Postal Votes 67.6% 32.4%
Provisional Votes 59.7% 40.3%
TOTALS 60.6% 39.4%
Data provided by the VEC.

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