How did Cowra vote in the federal election?

Michael McCormack votes in the federal election.
Michael McCormack votes in the federal election.

Nationals candidate Michael McCormack has claimed victory in the Riverina in the federal election, but how did Cowra and the surrounds vote?

At the time of writing, with 84 per cent of the vote counted, Mr McCormack had won 69.6 per cent, or 63,125 votes, according to the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC).

The Nationals in Riverina saw a positive swing of nearly 3.2 per cent compared with 2016.

Labor candidate Mark Jeffreson received 27,573 or just over 30 per cent of the vote on a two party preferred basis.

United Australia Party candidate Richard Foley received 10.63 per cent of the primary vote, followed by Greens' Michael Bayles on 5.90 per cent.

On the local front, thousands chose to vote early this year, with 3835 pre-poll votes lodged in Cowra.

This is an increase on the 2016 federal election, which saw a total of 3,492 pre-poll votes.

Of those 3835 pre-poll votes, the AEC says just over 63 per cent voted for Mr McCormack, with Labor candidate Mark Jeffreson receiving nearly 24 per cent of the vote.

1,550 people voted at Cowra Public School on election day, ahead of the Cowra Tennis Club on 993 and Mulyan Public School on 886.

Whilst 53 per cent of voters chose The Nationals at both Cowra Public School and Mulyan Public School, Mr McCormack received 61.34 per cent of the vote at the Cowra Tennis Club.

Check out how the surrounding villages voted below: