Division of Wright
Australian House of Representatives Division
Division of Wright (green) in Queensland
|Area||7,589 km2 (2,930.1 sq mi)|
The Division of Wright is an Australian Electoral Division in the state of Queensland. The seat was first contested at the 2010 election. The division was created under the Australian Electoral Commission's 2009 Redistribution of Queensland. The division of Wright covers a large area of the Gold Coast Hinterland and includes the towns of Beaudesert and Boonah. Wright was notionally a Liberal Party held seat on a margin of 4.8%.
The name of the electorate has been chosen to honour the poet Judith Wright.
|Scott Buchholz||Liberal National||2010–present|
|Australian federal election, 2013: Wright|
|Liberal National||Scott Buchholz||38,630||47.84||−5.25|
|Palmer United||Angie Ison||11,691||14.48||+14.48|
|Katter's Australian||David Neuendorf||4,332||5.37||+5.37|
|Family First||Stephen Lynch||2,087||2.58||−1.30|
|Rise Up Australia||Tony Maunder||565||0.70||+0.70|
|Total formal votes||80,740||94.97||+0.60|
|Liberal National||Scott Buchholz||49,930||61.84||+1.69|
|Liberal National hold||Swing||+1.69|