Electoral district of Caloundra
|Area||292 km2 (112.7 sq mi)|
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
|Queensland state election, 2015: Caloundra|
|Liberal National||Mark McArdle||13,021||43.84||−20.39|
|Palmer United||Phillip Collins||3,071||10.34||+10.34|
|Total formal votes||29,704||97.75||+0.35|
|Liberal National||Mark McArdle||14,223||53.82||−17.41|
|Liberal National hold||Swing||−17.41|
- Electorate Profile (Antony Green, ABC)