Electoral district of Broadwater

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Broadwater
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
QLD - Broadwater 2008.png
Broadwater (2008—)
State Queensland
MP Verity Barton
Party Liberal National
Namesake Nerang River Estuary

Broadwater is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland. It was created at the 1991 redistribution.

The electorate is based on the northern end of the Gold Coast. It includes South Stradbroke Island as well as Labrador, Paradise Point, Runaway Bay and Sanctuary Cove and Coombabah.

Since 2012 the local member has been Verity Barton of the Liberal National Party.

Members for Broadwater[edit]

Member Party Term
  Allan Grice National 1992–2001
  Peta-Kaye Croft Labor 2001–2012
  Verity Barton Liberal National 2012–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2012: Broadwater[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal National Verity Barton 13,583 51.30 +7.37
Labor Peta-Kaye Croft 8,378 31.64 -15.17
Katter's Australian Peter McCambridge 1,408 5.32 +5.32
Independent Ron Clarke 1,219 4.60 +4.60
Greens James Brydges 851 3.21 -1.78
Independent Liz Pforr 552 2.08 +2.08
Family First Ben O'Brien 485 1.83 +1.83
Total formal votes 26,476 97.71 -0.13
Informal votes 620 2.29 +0.13
Turnout 27,096 88.57 -0.09
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Verity Barton 14,513 61.29 +13.32
Labor Peta-Kaye Croft 9,167 38.71 -13.32
Liberal National gain from Labor Swing +13.32

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 State General Election - Broadwater - Booth Details". Electoral Commission of Queensland. Retrieved 6 August 2012. 

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