Election 2011 Electorates
2011: Won by Amy Adams (National Party) with a majority of 19,451.
The electorate includes the Banks Peninsula area and Governors Bay, Lincoln, Rolleston, Darfield and Sheffield. The Rakaia River forms its southern border.
2008 party vote (%): National 54.91, Labour 25.61, Green 7.53, ACT 3.68, Progressive 1.83, United Future 1.15, Maori 0.41.
Amy Adams - National Party List #28
Chair of the Finance and Expenditure and Electoral Legislation select committees in the last Parliament. A former lawyer, she entered Parliament in 2008.
Bill Woods - New Zealand First Party List #32
Eugenie Sage - Green Party List #6
Environmental consultant and former Environment Canterbury regional councillor. Highest Green Party list ranking for a non-MP.
Joanne McLean - Labour Party
Wilton Gray - Conservative Party