Division of Mayo
Australian House of Representatives Division
Mayo (dark green) in the state of South Australia
|Area||9,315 km2 (3,596.5 sq mi)|
The Division of Mayo is an Australian electoral division in the hills east of Adelaide, South Australia. It includes the Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu Peninsula and Kangaroo Island, including the towns of Bridgewater, Crafers, Echunga, Gumeracha, Hahndorf, Langhorne Creek, Lobethal, Macclesfield, Mount Barker, Myponga, Oakbank, Stirling, Strathalbyn, Victor Harbor, Woodside, Yankalilla, and part of Birdwood.
It was set up in 1984 and is named after Helen Mayo, the first woman elected to an Australian University Council.
Members[change | change source]
Alexander Downer's father and grandfather were federal politicians. Downer was Leader of the Opposition, and became Foreign Minister in the Howard Government. His resignation from parliament caused a by-election for Mayo in 2008.
Election results[change | change source]
- 2004 election results
- 2007 election results
- 2008 by-election results
- 2010 election results
- 2013 election results