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Seat of Frankston

(Outer Eastern Melbourne)
Marginal. Labor 0.5%

Profile:

Frankston is an electorate located in the outer south-east of the Melbourne metropolitan area. It includes the suburbs of Frankston and Frankston South.

The seat, in it's current form, has always been marginal, usually being held by whichever party is in government.

The overall demographics of the area can be considered skilled working class, Most who reside here are Australian born and English-speaking and are irreligious. Most have either completed year 12 or hold a trade certificate, with those having university degrees falling well below the state average.

Incumbent MP:

Paul Edbrooke (Labor) - since 2014. Pictured right.

Electorate Boundaries and 2014 Polling Places:

Candidates:

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Paul Edbrooke | Michael Lamb | Colin Lane

Paul EdbrookePaul Edbrooke
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Political Party: Labor (Incumbent MP)

Paul Edbrooke has been the MP for Frankston since the 2014 State Election. He has been a firefighter for 14 years based in Frankston, a volunteer for the Country Fire Authority (CFA).


Michael LambMichael Lamb
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Political Party: Liberal

Michael Lamb is a police officer, serving with Victoria Police for more than 3 decades. He is Senior Sergeant and the current Station Commander of Frankston Police Station.


Colin LaneColin Lane
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Political Party: Greens

 

Assessment:

The Frankston District will be a top-tier target for both of the major parties. It has been somewhat of a bellwether seat in recent years and it will be a seat that the Liberals will need to gain if they are to win government.

2014 Results:

FRANKSTON
2014 Primary Vote by Polling Place
  Sean Armistead (LIB) Anthony Wallace (AC) Joseph Toscano Jeanette Swain (GRN) Alan Nicholls (PPV) Jamie Miller (ASP) Marianne Tootell Paul Edbrooke (ALP) Reade Smith Jerome Breen Paul Mason (FFP) Geoff Shaw X Mervyn Vogt Lin Tregenza (RUAP)
Aldercourt 23.2% 1.1% 0.7% 3.7% 0.5% 2.7% 0.4% 43.0% 0.2% 0.5% 0.8% 19.9% 2.4% 0.7%
Baden Powell 52.3% 1.1% 0.5% 9.5% 0.1% 1.4% 0.1% 23.5% 0.4% 0.3% 0.6% 10.0% 0.1% 0.1%
Ballam Park 27.8% 0.8% 0.0% 9.5% 0.9% 2.5% 0.2% 39.0% 0.5% 1.5% 1.1% 15.5% 0.1% 0.6%
Bruce Park 36.4% 0.1% 0.3% 8.2% 0.5% 1.6% 0.1% 35.7% 0.2% 0.8% 0.7% 15.1% 0.0% 0.3%
Derinya 50.0% 0.6% 0.4% 8.9% 0.2% 2.4% 0.1% 28.3% 0.2% 0.1% 0.3% 8.2% 0.0% 0.3%
Frankston 29.9% 0.2% 0.8% 12.4% 0.0% 2.4% 0.0% 37.1% 0.6% 1.4% 0.8% 14.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Frankston Beach 38.7% 0.8% 0.2% 10.2% 0.5% 2.4% 0.0% 31.2% 1.2% 0.6% 0.6% 13.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Frankston East 26.0% 1.0% 0.2% 8.6% 0.3% 3.4% 0.2% 41.5% 0.9% 1.4% 2.0% 13.0% 0.9% 0.7%
Frankston Forest 17.9% 1.2% 2.6% 5.0% 0.9% 3.8% 0.3% 41.0% 0.8% 0.8% 1.7% 23.6% 0.2% 0.5%
Frankston Heights 33.4% 1.3% 0.2% 9.7% 0.6% 3.1% 0.2% 35.4% 0.4% 1.3% 1.6% 12.3% 0.4% 0.2%
Frankston Rail 24.9% 0.7% 0.7% 10.4% 0.6% 5.7% 0.3% 38.6% 0.5% 0.3% 1.1% 14.8% 0.6% 0.9%
Frankston South 30.4% 0.7% 0.2% 10.3% 0.2% 3.8% 0.3% 37.7% 0.6% 2.0% 0.7% 12.6% 0.1% 0.4%
John Paul College 31.8% 0.9% 0.2% 7.1% 0.5% 2.4% 0.4% 38.2% 0.2% 0.4% 1.1% 16.3% 0.1% 0.3%
Kananook 24.2% 0.5% 0.7% 8.4% 0.4% 3.8% 2.2% 43.9% 0.7% 0.5% 1.1% 11.7% 0.4% 1.5%
Karingal Heights 31.8% 1.0% 0.3% 6.0% 0.3% 2.9% 0.2% 40.4% 0.5% 0.8% 1.3% 13.8% 0.1% 0.6%
Kingsley Park 35.1% 1.1% 0.5% 5.9% 0.1% 2.9% 0.2% 39.0% 0.3% 0.5% 1.0% 12.1% 0.3% 1.2%
Mt Erin 43.7% 0.8% 0.3% 6.0% 0.4% 2.2% 0.1% 30.9% 1.0% 2.3% 1.2% 10.6% 0.2% 0.4%
Absent 38.0% 1.4% 0.4% 10.1% 0.9% 4.5% 0.3% 29.5% 0.5% 0.8% 3.2% 9.5% 0.2% 0.7%
Early 37.0% 0.9% 0.5% 8.2% 0.4% 2.3% 0.2% 33.8% 0.5% 0.8% 0.8% 13.5% 0.4% 0.7%
Postal 45.3% 0.7% 0.2% 5.5% 0.6% 1.7% 0.3% 32.0% 0.4% 0.6% 1.3% 10.4% 0.4% 0.7%
Provisional 26.4% 1.0% 0.0% 12.0% 0.6% 5.7% 0.2% 34.6% 0.6% 0.6% 2.4% 14.6% 0.6% 0.8%
TOTALS 35.8% 0.9% 0.4% 8.0% 0.5% 2.8% 0.2% 35.0% 0.5% 0.9% 1.2% 12.9% 0.4% 0.6%
Data provided by the VEC.

 

2014 Two Party Preferred Vote by Polling Place
  Sean Armistead (LIB) Paul Edbrooke (ALP)
Aldercourt 37.9% 62.1%
Baden Powell 64.1% 35.9%
Ballam Park 42.8% 57.2%
Bruce Park 50.5% 49.5%
Derinya 59.8% 40.2%
Frankston 41.9% 58.1%
Frankston Beach 53.3% 46.7%
Frankston East 40.5% 59.5%
Frankston Forest 39.4% 60.6%
Frankston Heights 45.6% 54.4%
Frankston Rail 36.5% 63.5%
Frankston South 44.5% 55.5%
John Paul College 46.5% 53.5%
Kananook 37.3% 62.7%
Karingal Heights 45.5% 54.5%
Kingsley Park 48.1% 51.9%
Mt Erin 57.0% 43.0%
Absent 46.8% 53.2%
Early 51.6% 48.4%
Postal 56.8% 43.2%
Provisional 41.5% 58.5%
TOTALS 50.5% 49.5%
Data provided by the VEC

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