Kavel

Current State electoral district map

2014 District of Kavel map (PDF 1.46 MB)

2014 State election results

Electors on roll - 24 772
Formal ballot papers - 22 289
Informal ballot papers - 655
Total ballot papers returned - 22 944 

2014 two party preferred vote
LIB - 64%
ALP - 36%

Members since first represented in 1970

Surname First Name Party Period
 GOLDSWORTHY  Eric R  LIB  1970 - 1992
 OLSEN  John W  LIB  1992 - 2002
 GOLDSWORTHY  Mark  LIB  2002 -

LIB = Liberal Party of Australia

History

This district was created in 1969 and first represented in 1970.

Name origin: August Ludwig Christian Kavel, (1798-1860), a Lutheran pastor, came to South Australia with 200 of his German followers in 1838 seeking religious freedom. The original party, and succeeding groups of German migrants, made a lasting contribution to South Australia's development.

Size: Approximately 979.6 km²

Location: To the east of Adelaide, this Adelaide Hills district includes residential hills suburbs and farming areas.

Key boundary changes compared to 2010:
No change.

2010 District of Kavel map (PDF 2.2 MB)