Electoral district of Mount Isa

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Mount Isa
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
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Mount Isa (2008—)
State Queensland
MP Rob Katter
Party Katter's Australian Party
Namesake Mount Isa
Electors 19,119 (2015)
Area 570,502 km2 (220,272.1 sq mi)
Coordinates 21°7′S 141°51′E / 21.117°S 141.850°E / -21.117; 141.850Coordinates: 21°7′S 141°51′E / 21.117°S 141.850°E / -21.117; 141.850

Mount Isa is an electoral district in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland in the state of Queensland, Australia.

It is located in the west of the State and covers an area of 570,502 sq kilometres.[1] As of the last State General Election (2009) it had 19,170 registered voters.[2]

The district takes its name from the mining city of Mount Isa.

Members for Mount Isa[edit]

Member Party Term
  Alex Inch Labor 1972–1974
  Angelo Bertoni National 1974–1983
  Bill Price Labor 1983–1986
  Peter Beard Liberal 1986–1989
  Tony McGrady Labor 1989–2006
  Betty Kiernan Labor 2006–2012
  Rob Katter Katter's Australian Party 2012–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2015: Mount Isa[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Katter's Australian Rob Katter 7,468 46.77 +5.16
Liberal National John Wharton 4,646 29.09 −0.47
Labor Simon Tayler 2,899 18.15 −8.49
One Nation Scott Sheard 638 4.00 +4.00
Greens Marcus Foth 318 1.99 −0.18
Total formal votes 15,969 98.37 +0.01
Informal votes 264 1.63 −0.01
Turnout 16,233 83.59 −1.83
Two-candidate-preferred result
Katter's Australian Rob Katter 9,304 65.19 +5.15
Liberal National John Wharton 4,968 34.81 −5.15
Katter's Australian hold Swing +5.15

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