Electoral district of Ipswich West

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Ipswich West
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
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Ipswich West (2008—)
State Queensland
MP Jim Madden
Party Labor
Namesake West Ipswich
Electors 34,418 (2015)
Area 603 km2 (232.8 sq mi)
Coordinates 27°32′S 152°39′E / 27.533°S 152.650°E / -27.533; 152.650Coordinates: 27°32′S 152°39′E / 27.533°S 152.650°E / -27.533; 152.650

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

The district takes in western parts of suburban Ipswich, as well as rural areas further west. It was first created for the 1960 election.

Members for Ipswich West[edit]

Member Party Term
  Ivor Marsden Labor 1960–1966
  Vi Jordan Labor 1966–1974
  Albert Hales National 1974–1977
  David Underwood Labor 1977–1989
  Don Livingstone Labor 1989–1998
  Jack Paff One Nation 1998–1999
  City Country Alliance1 1999–2001
  Don Livingstone Labor 2001–2006
  Wayne Wendt Labor 2006–2012
  Sean Choat Liberal National 2012–2015
  Jim Madden Labor 2015–present

1 The City Country Alliance was briefly known as One Nation Queensland.[1]

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2015: Ipswich West[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Jim Madden 14,025 45.66 +13.83
Liberal National Sean Choat 10,911 35.52 −8.02
One Nation Christopher Reynolds 3,076 10.01 +10.01
Greens Ian Simons 1,782 5.80 −0.52
Independent Leo Talty 925 3.01 +3.01
Total formal votes 30,719 97.98 +0.23
Informal votes 632 2.02 −0.23
Turnout 31,351 91.09 −2.15
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Jim Madden 16,376 57.71 +14.87
Liberal National Sean Choat 11,998 42.29 −14.87
Labor gain from Liberal National Swing +14.87

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