Electoral district of Broadwater

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Broadwater
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
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Broadwater (2008—)
State Queensland
MP Verity Barton
Party Liberal National Party
Namesake Nerang River Estuary
Electors 33,794 (2015)
Area 53 km2 (20.5 sq mi)
Coordinates 27°51′S 153°24′E / 27.850°S 153.400°E / -27.850; 153.400Coordinates: 27°51′S 153°24′E / 27.850°S 153.400°E / -27.850; 153.400

Broadwater is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland. It was created at the 1991 redistribution.

The electorate is based on the northern end of the Gold Coast. It includes South Stradbroke Island as well as Labrador, Paradise Point, Runaway Bay and Sanctuary Cove and Coombabah.

Since 2012 the local member has been Verity Barton of the Liberal National Party.

Members for Broadwater[edit]

Member Party Term
  Allan Grice National 1992–2001
  Peta-Kaye Croft Labor 2001–2012
  Verity Barton Liberal National 2012–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2015: Broadwater[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal National Verity Barton 13,537 47.46 −3.84
Labor Penny Toland 8,844 31.01 −0.64
Greens Daniel Kwon 2,145 7.52 +4.31
Palmer United Gueorgui Sokolov 1,696 5.95 +5.95
One Nation Phil Pollock 1,061 3.72 +3.72
Family First Stuart Ballantyne 988 3.46 +1.63
Independent Amin-Reza Javanmard 252 0.88 +0.88
Total formal votes 28,523 97.44 −0.27
Informal votes 748 2.56 +0.27
Turnout 29,271 86.62 −1.95
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Verity Barton 14,544 57.19 −4.10
Labor Penny Toland 10,885 42.81 +4.10
Liberal National hold Swing −4.10

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