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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



Liberal Matt Kean 29,097



Greens John Storey 6,925



No Land Tax Mary Di Cosmo 542



Independent Mick Gallagher 2,379



Christian Democrats Leighton Thew 1,256



  Informal votes 1,164



  Total votes 51,010




Count After Preferences

    Votes Swing
Labor Steve Ackerman 14,065



Liberal Matt Kean 31,225