Taylor

Current State electoral district map

2014 District of Taylor map (PDF 1.93 MB)

2014 State election results

Electors on roll - 24 006
Formal ballot papers - 21 022
Informal ballot papers - 895
Total ballot papers returned - 21 917

2014 two party preferred vote
ALP - 61.6%
LIB - 38.4%

Members since first represented in 1993

Surname First Name Party Period
ARNOLD Lynn M F ALP 1993 - 1994
WHITE Patricia L ALP  1994 - 2010 
VLAHOS Leesa A ALP 2010 -

ALP = Australian Labor Party

History

The district was created at the 1991 redistribution of electoral boundaries and first represented in 1993.

Name origin: Doris Irene Taylor, MBE (1901-1968) was instrumental in the establishment of Meals on Wheels in 1953. The organisation prepares and delivers more than a million meals a year to aged and infirm South Australians. Although Doris Taylor was severely physically handicapped at the age of 7 as a result of an accident, she spent much of her life assisting the aged, ill and needy.

Size: Approximately 249.8 km²

Location: An area located to the north west of the city incorporating residential areas, market gardens, St Kilda beach and the Edinburgh Airfield. Part of the northern boundary is defined by the Gawler River.

Key boundary changes compared to 2010:
Taylor gains the suburbs of Bolivar, and the remainder of the suburbs of Paralowie, St Kilda, and Edinburgh North. It loses the remainder of the suburbs of Angle Vale and Elizabeth South, and part of the District Council of Mallala including Middle Beach, Port Gawler and Two Wells. It loses part of the locality of Reeves Plains and the remainder of the localities of Red Banks and Lower Light.

2010 District of Taylor map (PDF 1.63 MB)