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Pearce
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Division of Pearce (green) in Western Australia
Created 1989
MP Christian Porter
Party Liberal
Namesake George Pearce
Electors 101,324 (2013)
Area 14,401 km2 (5,560.3 sq mi)
Demographic Outer Metropolitan
George Pearce 1901
George Pearce in 1901

The Division of Pearce is an Australian electoral division in the state of Western Australia. It covers the area north and east of Perth. It includes the towns of Gingin, Mundaring, Mount Helena, Chidlow, Northam, York, Yanchep, Brookton, Pingelly and Narrogin. It is named after Rt Hon Sir George Pearce, a founder of the Australian Labor Party in Western Australia, and the longest-serving member of the Australian Senate. It was set up for the 1990 federal election.

Members

Member Party Term
  Fred Chaney Liberal 1990–1993
  Judi Moylan Liberal 1993–2013
  Christian Porter Liberal 2013–present

Fred Chaney had been a member of the Australian Senate, a cabinet minister in the Fraser government, and Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party. Judi Moylan was a minister in the Howard government.

Election results

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