Cheltenham

Current State electoral district map

2014 District of Cheltenham map (PDF 1.84 MB)

2014 State Election Results

Electors on roll - 24 710
Formal ballot papers - 21 775
Informal ballot papers - 786
Total ballot papers returned - 22 561

2014 two party preferred vote
ALP - 64.3%
LIB - 35.7%

Members since first represented in 2002

Surname First Name Party Period
WEATHERILL Jay W ALP 2002 -

ALP = Australian Labor Party

History

The seat, formerly named Price, was created at the 1998 redistribution and first represented in 2002.

Name origin: Named after a town in Gloucestershire, England. Derived from the Anglo Saxon word 'celtanhom' meaning an enclosure on a brook called Chelt. The area was initially offered for sale in 1849.

Size: Approximately 18.1 km²

Location: North-west of the central business district with the northern boundary formed by Grand Junction Road, this is a residential district with some light industry.

Key boundary changes compared to 2010: Cheltenham gains the remainder of suburb of Findon and loses part of the suburb of Seaton.

2010 District of Cheltenham map (PDF 875 kB)