Australian Conservatives candidate Mr Ross Blaikie will head the ballot paper and the sitting Member Mr Adam Crouch will be last, following the ballot draw was held on Thursday, March 7, at electoral office at Erina for the State seat of Terrigal.
The seven candidates for the State seat of Terrigal in order of the draw are:
Ross Blaikie, Australian Conservatives
Gary Chestnut, Independent
Robert Doyle, The Greens
Flavia Coleman, Animal Justice Party
Wayne Rigg, Sustainable Australia
Jeff Sundstrom, Labor
Adam Crouch, Liberal
In 2015, Mr Crouch won the seat on the two-party preferred result of 59 per cent of the vote against Labor’s Mr Sundstrom on 41 per cent.
Terrigal was created at the 2007 election and was won by Liberal Mr Chris Hartcher who had transferred from the seat of Gosford which he had held since 1988 when he won against the Labor Member Mr Brian McGowan.
Mr Hartcher won Terrigal again in 2011 and he retired at the 2015 election.
The electorate of Terrigal covers an area of 128.45 kms and takes in the suburbs of Avoca Beach, Bensville, Copacabana, Daleys Point, Davistown, Empire Bay, Erina, Erina Heights, Forresters Beach, Green Point, Hardys Bay, Holgate, Killcare, Killcare Heights, Kincumber, Kincumber South, Lisarow, Macmasters Beach, Matcham, Mount Elliot, North Avoca, Picketts Valley, Pretty Beach, Saratoga, Springfield, St Huberts Island, Terrigal, Wagstaffe, Wamberal and Yattalunga (postcodes 2250, 2251, 2257, 2260).
People can vote early at the Gosford Gateway office, opposite the train station, from 8am until 6pm Monday to Friday with the office open two extra hours on Thursday night.
Polling booths will be available at Brisbane Water Secondary College-Umina campus, Brisbane Water Secondary College-Woy Woy campus, Ettalong Public School, Pearl Beach Community Centre, South Woy Woy Progress Association Hall, Umina Beach Public School, Umina Community Hall, Umina Uniting Church and at Woy Woy South Public School.
Website, 7 Mar 2019
NSW Electoral Commission
Ballot draw, 7 Mar 2019
Erina Electoral Office