Electoral district of Hinchinbrook

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Hinchinbrook
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
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Hinchinbrook (2008—)
State Queensland
MP Andrew Cripps
Party Liberal National
Namesake Hinchinbrook Island
Electors 33,022 (2015)
Area 8,434 km2 (3,256.4 sq mi)
Coordinates 18°25′S 146°9′E / 18.417°S 146.150°E / -18.417; 146.150Coordinates: 18°25′S 146°9′E / 18.417°S 146.150°E / -18.417; 146.150

Hinchinbrook is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland.

The district in its present form is a narrow coastal strip running from just south of Innisfail to just north of Townsville; though neither town is part of the electorate. Hinchinbrook does include the towns of Cardwell, Ingham, Mission Beach and Tully. The electorate was first contested in 1950.

Members for Hinchinbrook[edit]

Member Party Term
  Cecil Jesson Labor 1950–1960
  John Row Country 1960–1972
  Ted Row Country 1972–1975
  National Country 1975–1982
  National 1982–1989
  Marc Rowell National 1989–2006
  Andrew Cripps National 2006–2008
  Liberal National 2008–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2015: Hinchinbrook[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal National Andrew Cripps 12,156 40.67 −3.37
Labor Jesse Trecco-Alexander 7,155 23.94 +7.39
Katter's Australian Barry Barnes 5,224 17.48 −17.76
Palmer United Martin Brewster 3,029 10.13 +10.13
One Nation William Hankin 1,224 4.10 +4.10
Greens Jenny Stirling 1,101 3.68 +0.49
Total formal votes 29,889 98.29 −0.22
Informal votes 520 1.71 +0.22
Turnout 30,409 90.61 −1.56
Two-candidate-preferred result
Liberal National Andrew Cripps 12,652 57.06 +3.43
Labor Jesse Trecco-Alexander 10,804 42.94 +42.94
Liberal National hold Swing +3.43

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