Electoral district of Mansfield

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Mansfield
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
QLD - Mansfield 2008.png
Mansfield (2008—)
State Queensland
MP Ian Walker
Party Liberal National
Namesake Mansfield

Mansfield is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland.

The district is based in the south-eastern suburbs of Brisbane. It is named for the suburb of Mansfield and also includes the suburbs of Burbank, Rochedale and Wishart. The electorate was first created for the 1972 election.

Mansfield has tended to be a seat held by the government of the day.

Members for Mansfield[edit]

Member Party Term
  Bill Kaus Liberal 1972–1983
  National 1983–1986
  Craig Sherrin National 1986–1989
  Laurel Power Labor 1989–1995
  Frank Carroll Liberal 1995–1998
  Phil Reeves Labor 1998–2012
  Ian Walker Liberal National 2012–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2012: Mansfield[1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal National Ian Walker 13,953 53.67 +14.05
Labor Phil Reeves 8,416 32.37 -14.91
Greens Craig Sheehan 1,592 6.12 -0.65
Katter's Australian Ray Smith 1,135 4.37 +4.37
Family First Carolyn Ferrando 696 2.68 -0.78
Independent Jarrod J Wirth 206 0.79 +0.79
Total formal votes 25,998 98.28 -0.03
Informal votes 454 1.72 +0.03
Turnout 26,452 91.94 -0.47
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Ian Walker 14,886 61.14 +15.53
Labor Phil Reeves 9,462 38.86 -15.53
Liberal National gain from Labor Swing +15.53

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