When was the last state election in South Australia?

When was the last state election in South Australia?

Elected Premier The 2018 South Australian state election to elect members to the 54th Parliament of South Australia was held on 17 March 2018.

Who is in power in South Australia?

Steven Marshall is South Australia’s 46th Premier. He was elected to the South Australian Parliament as the Member for Norwood in 2010. His electorate has since been renamed Dunstan.

Who is the current Premier of South Australia?

Steven MarshallSince 2018
South Australia/Premier

Which party won the election 2019 Australia?

The 2019 federal election was held on Saturday 18 May 2019. The Liberal-National Coalition, led by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, won a majority in the House of Representatives with 77 of the 151 seats and 51.5 per cent of the national two-party preferred vote, a net increase of one seat on the 2016 election result.

How often are state elections held in South Australia?

State elections are held on the 3rd Saturday in March every four years. The next state election will be Saturday 19 March 2022.

When was the last SA election?

Elected President The 2019 South African general election was held on 8 May 2019 to elect a new President, National Assembly and provincial legislatures in each province. These were the sixth elections held since the end of apartheid in 1994 and determined who would become the next President of South Africa.

What government is in South Australia?

South Australia is governed according to the principles of the Westminster system, a form of parliamentary government based on the model of the United Kingdom. Executive power rests formally with the executive council, which consists of the governor and senior ministers.

How long has liberal been in power in SA?

The party has been led by Premier of South Australia Steven Marshall since the 2018 state election; their first win in twenty years. During its 42-year existence as the Liberal and Country League, it spent 34 years in government, mainly due to an electoral malapportionment scheme known as the Playmander.

Who are the ministers of South Australia?

Composition of ministry

Portfolio Minister Term end
Minister for Human Services The Hon. Michelle Lensink MLC incumbent
Minister for Innovation and Skills The Hon. David Pisoni MP
Minister for Health and Wellbeing The Hon. Stephen Wade MLC
Minister for Energy and Mining The Hon. Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP

Which party is in power in Australia 2020?

Liberal Party of Australia
Membership (2020) 50,000–60,000
Ideology Conservatism Liberalism Liberal conservatism
Political position Centre-right
National affiliation Liberal–National Coalition

What political party runs Australia?

The politics of Australia has a mild two-party system, with two dominant political groupings in the Australian political system, the Australian Labor Party and the Liberal/National Coalition.

How often are NSW state elections?

Date. The parliament has fixed four-year terms with the election held on the fourth Saturday in March, though the Governor may dissolve the house sooner on the advice of the Premier.

How is the Parliament of South Australia elected?

The South Australian Constitution Act 1934 provides for a bicameral parliament: an upper house, the Legislative Council (LC), comprised of twenty-two councillors, half of whom—eleven—are elected at every general election. The whole state acts as the electorate for the Upper House and.

Who is the Electoral Commission of South Australia?

The election will be conducted by the Electoral Commission of South Australia (ECSA), an independent body answerable to Parliament.

Who was the Premier of SA in 2014?

The re-election of a Labor Government at the 2014 South Australian (SA) state election came as a surprise to many. Opinion polls had consistently indicated that, after a long period in office—under Premier Mike Rann and his successor Jay Weatherill—the electorate had tired of Labor.