Electoral district of Ashgrove

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Ashgrove
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
QLD - Ashgrove 2008.png
Ashgrove (2008—)
State Queensland
MP Campbell Newman
Party Liberal National
Namesake Ashgrove

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 Queensland state election LNP leader Campbell Newman won the seat, and following his party's success in that election became Premier.

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–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2012: Ashgrove[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal National Campbell Newman 14,932 51.81 +14.55
Labor Kate Jones 10,549 36.60 -9.11
Greens Sandra Bayley 2,644 9.17 -3.23
Katter's Australian Norman Wicks 478 1.66 +1.66
Independent Trevor Jones 156 0.54 +0.54
One Nation Ian Nelson 64 0.22 +0.22
Total formal votes 28,823 99.22 +0.43
Informal votes 227 0.78 -0.43
Turnout 29,050 92.40 +0.73
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Campbell Newman 15,537 55.70 +12.80
Labor Kate Jones 12,358 44.30 -12.80
Liberal National gain from Labor Swing +12.80

Polling[edit]

Ashgrove polling
Date Poll TPP vote
ALP LNP
4 Sep 2014 ReachTEL [2] 58% 42%
22 Jul 2014 ReachTEL [3] 53% 47%
26 Mar 2014 ReachTEL [4] 54% 46%
14 Feb 2014 Galaxy [5] 53% 47%
27 Nov 2013 ReachTEL [6] 52% 48%
6 Aug 2012 ReachTEL [7] 51.5% 48.5%
2012 Election 44.3% 55.7%
21 Mar 2012 ReachTEL [8] 48.7% 51.3%
5 Mar 2012 ReachTEL [8] 51.5% 48.5%
9 Feb 2012 ReachTEL [8] 49% 51%
11 Jan 2012 ReachTEL [8] 45.2% 54.8%
8 Dec 2011 ReachTEL [8] 45.4% 54.6%
7 Nov 2011 ReachTEL [8] 46% 54%
5 Oct 2011 ReachTEL [8] 43.5% 56.5%
6 Sep 2011 ReachTEL [8] 48% 52%
Jul 2011 Newspoll 45% 55%
May 2011 ReachTEL [9] 50.1% 49.9%
May 2011 LNP 47% 53%
2009 Election 57.1% 42.9%


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