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About the Hornsby Electorate

Graphic of map of Hornsby Electorate

Hornsby is a semi-rural/metropolitan electorate located in Sydney's outer northern suburbs. Surrounded by beautiful bushland and Galston Gorge to the west, the stunning Ku-Ring-Gai National Park to the East, the Hawkesbury River to the North and Sydney's northern-most suburban Hub to the south, Hornsby is home to over 70,000 people from various cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds.

Hornsby has a thriving local community, with local schools, charities and sporting organisations all working to support the needs of the community. Hornsby is also home to a wide variety of native plants and animals, as well as some of the most pristine areas of protected bushland in Sydney. Hornsby is also a fast-developing urban centre, with areas of development and growth.

State Election Results 2015 - Hornsby


    Votes Swing
Labor Steve Ackerman 9,647 19.4% +8.4%
Liberal Matt Kean 29,097 58.4% +8.1%
Greens John Storey 6,925 13.9% +1.4%
No Land Tax Mary Di Cosmo 542 1.1% +1.1%
Independent Mick Gallagher 2,379 4.8% +1.4%
Christian Democrats Leighton Thew 1,256 2.5% -0.8%
  Informal votes 1,164 - -
  Total votes 51,010 - -


Count After Preferences

    Votes Swing
Labor Steve Ackerman 14,065 31.1% +7.5%
Liberal Matt Kean 31,225 68.9% -7.5%