Electoral district of Capalaba

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Capalaba
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
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Capalaba (2008—)
State Queensland
MP Don Brown
Party Labor
Namesake Capalaba
Electors 32,766 (2015)
Area 44 km2 (17.0 sq mi)
Coordinates 27°31′S 153°13′E / 27.517°S 153.217°E / -27.517; 153.217Coordinates: 27°31′S 153°13′E / 27.517°S 153.217°E / -27.517; 153.217

Capalaba is an electoral division of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland in the state of Queensland, Australia. The electorate is centred on the suburb of Capalaba, in Redland City east of Brisbane, and includes parts of the adjoining suburbs of Alexandra Hills and Birkdale.

Members for Capalaba[edit]

Member Party Term
  Jim Elder Labor 1992–2000
  Independent 2000–2001
  Michael Choi Labor 2001–2012
  Steve Davies Liberal National 2012–2015
  Don Brown Labor 2015–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2015: Capalaba[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Don Brown 14,046 47.94 +9.57
Liberal National Steve Davies 11,602 39.60 −6.94
Greens Erin Payne 3,649 12.46 +4.89
Total formal votes 29,297 97.40 −0.09
Informal votes 782 2.60 +0.09
Turnout 30,079 91.80 −1.17
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Don Brown 16,160 57.06 +10.79
Liberal National Steve Davies 12,163 42.94 −10.79
Labor gain from Liberal National Swing +10.79

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