- c. 1969
Gundagai, New South Wales, Australia
A once only candidate in an unwinnable seat, Lee Morthorpe stood for the ALP in the 1995 elections for the New South Wales Legislative Assembly seat of Davidson. She was born in Gundagai in country NSW and educated at Gundagai High School, the Australian National University (BA) and Charles Sturt University (DipEd). While at university, Lee was involved in student politics and was a member of the ANU Student Representative Council in 1988. She represented the ACT at the national Fencing Championships in 1988.
Lee joined the ALP in 1993 and has held office in her local branch. She is married to an officer of the RAN, and has two children.
Sources used to compile this entry: Labor Times, 1995 Election Issue.