Electoral district of Ashgrove

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Ashgrove
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
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Ashgrove (2008—)
State Queensland
MP Kate Jones
Party Labor
Namesake Ashgrove
Electors 33,278 (2015)
Area 68.9 km2 (26.6 sq mi)
Coordinates 27°25′S 152°54′E / 27.417°S 152.900°E / -27.417; 152.900Coordinates: 27°25′S 152°54′E / 27.417°S 152.900°E / -27.417; 152.900

Ashgrove is a Legislative Assembly of Queensland electoral division in the state of Queensland, Australia.

It is located in the northern suburbs of Brisbane, encompassing Alderley, Ashgrove, Enoggera, The Gap, and Newmarket. The electorate also contains the Enoggera Army Barracks and the Enoggera Reservoir, a state forest.

In the 2012 state election LNP leader Campbell Newman won the seat, and following his party's success in that election became Premier. In the 2015 election the seat was returned to Kate Jones of Labor. In losing his seat and the Premiership, Newman became just the second Premier in Queensland history to be defeated in his electorate.

Members for Ashgrove[edit]

Member Party Term
  Sir Douglas Tooth Liberal 1960–1974
  John Greenwood Liberal 1974–1983
  Tom Veivers Labor 1983–1986
  Alan Sherlock Liberal 1986–1989
  Jim Fouras Labor 1989–2006
  Kate Jones Labor 2006–2012
  Campbell Newman Liberal National 2012–2015
  Kate Jones Labor 2015–present

2015 election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2015: Ashgrove[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Kate Jones 13,372 44.45 +7.85
Liberal National Campbell Newman 13,125 43.63 −8.18
Greens Robert Hogg 3,047 10.13 +0.96
Independent Connie Cicchini 279 0.93 +0.93
Independent Peter Jeremijenko 261 0.87 +0.87
Total formal votes 30,084 98.97 −0.25
Informal votes 313 1.03 +0.25
Turnout 30,397 91.34 −1.06
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Kate Jones 16,009 54.25 +9.95
Liberal National Campbell Newman 13,498 45.75 −9.95
Labor gain from Liberal National Swing +9.95

Polling[edit]

Ashgrove polling
Date Poll TPP vote
ALP LNP
2015 election 54.3% 45.7%
27 Jan 2015 ReachTEL [3] 54% 46%
13 Jan 2015 ReachTEL [4] 53% 47%
28 Sep 2014 ReachTEL [5] 56% 44%
4 Sep 2014 ReachTEL [6] 58% 42%
22 Jul 2014 ReachTEL [7] 53% 47%
26 Mar 2014 ReachTEL [8] 54% 46%
14 Feb 2014 Galaxy [9] 53% 47%
27 Nov 2013 ReachTEL [10] 52% 48%
6 Aug 2012 ReachTEL [11] 51.5% 48.5%
2012 election 44.3% 55.7%
21 Mar 2012 ReachTEL [12] 48.7% 51.3%
5 Mar 2012 ReachTEL [12] 51.5% 48.5%
9 Feb 2012 ReachTEL [12] 49% 51%
11 Jan 2012 ReachTEL [12] 45.2% 54.8%
8 Dec 2011 ReachTEL [12] 45.4% 54.6%
7 Nov 2011 ReachTEL [12] 46% 54%
5 Oct 2011 ReachTEL [12] 43.5% 56.5%
6 Sep 2011 ReachTEL [12] 48% 52%
Jul 2011 Newspoll 45% 55%
May 2011 ReachTEL [13] 50.1% 49.9%
May 2011 LNP 47% 53%
2009 election 57.1% 42.9%


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ashgrove: District Summary". 2015 State General Election. Electoral Commission of Queensland. 11 February 2015. Retrieved 13 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Green, Antony (11 February 2015). "Ashgrove results". Queensland election 2015. Australia: ABC News. Retrieved 13 February 2015. 
  3. ^ : Reachtel 27 Jan 2015
  4. ^ : Reachtel 13 Jan 2015
  5. ^ : Reachtel 28 September 2014
  6. ^ : Reachtel 4 September 2014
  7. ^ : Reachtel 22 July 2014
  8. ^ : Reachtel 26 March 2014
  9. ^ "Galaxy: 53-47 to Labor in Ashgrove". Poll Bludger. 
  10. ^ ReachTel 27 November 2013
  11. ^ Newman support slips in Ashgrove: Brisbane Times 7 August 2012
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h "Campbell Newman regains lead over Jones in Ashgrove". Reachtel.com.au. 22 March 2012. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 
  13. ^ Geoff Kuehner – General Manager – Broncos Leagues Club. "Ashgrove polling – Campbell Newman vs Kate Jones". Reachtel.com.au. Retrieved 26 January 2012. 

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