Electoral district of Capalaba

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Capalaba
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
ECQ-2017-Final-Capalaba.pdf
Capalaba (2017—)
State Queensland
Dates current 1992–present
MP Don Brown
Party Labor
Namesake Capalaba
Electors 35,367 (2017)
Area 43 km2 (16.6 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
Electorates around Capalaba:
Lytton Moreton Bay Oodgeroo
Chatsworth Capalaba Oodgeroo
Mansfield Springwood Redlands
2008 map

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, 2017: Capalaba[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Don Brown 13,065 43.0 −4.4
Liberal National Cameron Leafe 7,696 25.3 −14.8
One Nation Paul Taylor 5,922 19.5 +19.5
Greens Joshua Sanderson 2,563 8.4 −4.0
Independent Jason Lavender 1,166 3.8 +3.8
Total formal votes 30,412 95.7 −1.7
Informal votes 1,360 4.3 +1.7
Turnout 31,772 88.5 −1.5
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Don Brown 17,948 57.9 +1.4
Liberal National Cameron Leafe 13,073 42.1 −1.4
Labor hold Swing +1.4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 State General Election - Capalaba - District Summary". Electoral Commission of Queensland. Archived from the original on 16 April 2018. Retrieved 7 May 2018. 

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