Electoral district of Mansfield

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Mansfield
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
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Mansfield (2008—)
State Queensland
MP Ian Walker
Party Liberal National
Namesake Mansfield
Electors 29,628 (2015)
Area 78 km2 (30.1 sq mi)
Coordinates 27°34′S 153°8′E / 27.567°S 153.133°E / -27.567; 153.133Coordinates: 27°34′S 153°8′E / 27.567°S 153.133°E / -27.567; 153.133

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]

Mansfield[edit]

Queensland state election, 2015: Mansfield[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal National Ian Walker 12,574 46.88 −6.79
Labor Adam Obeid 10,875 40.55 +8.18
Greens Nick Jelicic 2,476 9.23 +3.11
Independent Jarrod Wirth 895 3.34 +2.54
Total formal votes 26,820 98.31 +0.03
Informal votes 460 1.69 −0.03
Turnout 27,280 90.59 −1.35
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Ian Walker 13,113 50.55 −10.59
Labor Adam Obeid 12,829 49.45 +10.59
Liberal National hold Swing −10.59

References[edit]

1. http://results.ecq.qld.gov.au/elections/state/State2015/results/district49.html

External links[edit]