Electoral district of Caloundra

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Caloundra
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
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Caloundra (2008—)
State Queensland
MP Mark McArdle
Party Liberal National
Namesake Caloundra
Electors 33,483 (2015)
Area 292 km2 (112.7 sq mi)
Coordinates 26°51′S 153°2′E / 26.850°S 153.033°E / -26.850; 153.033Coordinates: 26°51′S 153°2′E / 26.850°S 153.033°E / -26.850; 153.033

Caloundra is a Legislative Assembly of Queensland electoral district on the Sunshine Coast in the Australian state of Queensland. The electorate is centred on the city of Caloundra and stretches north to Wurtulla, south to Pelican Waters and west to the Bruce Highway.

The seat is currently held by Mark McArdle, the first deputy leader of the Liberal National Party from 2008 to 2009, and prior to that state Liberal leader from November 2007 to July 2008. McArdle succeeded former Liberal leader Joan Sheldon upon her retirement in 2004.

Members for Caloundra[edit]

Member Party Term
  Joan Sheldon Liberal 1992–2004
  Mark McArdle Liberal 2004–2008
  Liberal National 2008–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2015: Caloundra[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal National Mark McArdle 13,021 43.84 −20.39
Labor Jason Hunt 8,595 28.94 +6.50
Palmer United Phillip Collins 3,071 10.34 +10.34
Greens Fiona Anderson 3,026 10.19 −3.15
Independent Barry Jones 1,991 6.70 +6.70
Total formal votes 29,704 97.75 +0.35
Informal votes 684 2.25 −0.35
Turnout 30,388 90.76 −0.71
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Mark McArdle 14,223 53.82 −17.41
Labor Jason Hunt 12,202 46.18 +17.41
Liberal National hold Swing −17.41

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