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STURT

Held by: Christopher Pyne (retiring at 2019 election)

Party: Liberal Party

Since: 1993

Margin: 5.9

Redistribution details: Western boundary moves west from Portrush Road to Hackney road, taking in suburbs from Joslin through Norwood to Dulwich from Adelaide. Adelaide moves west, losing a 54% Liberal voting area east of the parklands to Sturt.

Key Comments: The Division of Sturt has been held by a Liberal candidate since 1972. In its history Labor has only represented the seat very briefly.

How effective are campaign posters?

Leon Georgiou

Voter influencers or visual pollution? Election posters in Sturt. IMAGE: Leon Georgiou By Leon Georgiou | @leon_georgiou Like a democracy sausage, election posters are part of the Australian political landscape. But in Adelaide, their prevalence on electricity poles can be overbearing. In recent years, there have been calls from the public and ex-politicians to remove the corflute (poster)...

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