East Coast Bays electorate
East Coast Bays is currently represented by National's Erica Stanford, who won safely with a margin of 16,290. In 2017, National won the largest share of East Coast Bays' party votes – 63% to Labour's 23%. The seat was one of the few electorates in the country held by a minor party MP, when in 1980 Social Credit's Gary Knapp defeated National's Don Brash at a by-election. Knapp held the seat until Murray McCully's victory in 1987.