Electoral division of Rumney
The Electoral division of Rumney is one of the 15 electorates or ‘seats’ in the Tasmanian Legislative Council (upper house). The division is located in Southern Tasmania to the east of the division of Pembroke.
The electorate is named after Mount Rumney in outer Hobart. The division covers an area of 434 km² and includes a number of outer Hobart localities including; Lauderdale, Rokeby, Cambridge, Richmond.
The division is held by Labor member Sarah Lovell.
There are currently 23,377 people enrolled to vote; the last election in Rumney was held on 6 May 2017. The next is scheduled for 2023.
Member Party Period Lin Thorp Labor 1999–2011 Tony Mulder Independent 2011–2017 Sarah Lovell Labor 2017–present
- Legislative Council Divisions (2016-17 redistribution) from theLIST ©State of Tasmania (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence).
- “2017-17 Legislative Council Electoral Boundaries Redistribution” (PDF). lcredistribution.tas.gov.au. Legislative Council Electoral Boundaries Redistribution Tribunal. Retrieved 15 August 2017.
- Tasmanian parliament website
- Tasmanian Electoral Office: Legislative Council
- 2005 Rumney Election Results