Electoral district of Kallangur

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Kallangur
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
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Kallangur (2008—)
State Queensland
Dates current 1992–present
MP Shane King
Party Labor
Namesake Kallangur
Electors 32,836 (2015)
Area 99 km2 (38.2 sq mi)
Coordinates 27°14′S 152°57′E / 27.233°S 152.950°E / -27.233; 152.950Coordinates: 27°14′S 152°57′E / 27.233°S 152.950°E / -27.233; 152.950

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

The district is based in the outer northern suburbs of Brisbane. It is named for the suburb of Kallangur and also includes the suburbs of Dakabin, Kurwongbah, Murrumba Downs, Petrie and part of Narangba. The electorate was first contested in 1992.

Members for Kallangur[edit]

Member Party Term
  Ken Hayward Labor 1992–2009
  Mary-Anne O'Neill Labor 2009–2012
  Trevor Ruthenberg Liberal National 2012–2015
  Shane King Labor 2015–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2015: Kallangur[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Shane King 14,285 48.12 +19.27
Liberal National Trevor Ruthenberg 12,235 41.21 -10.84
Greens Jason Kennedy 3,166 10.66 +2.75
Total formal votes 29,686 97.49 -0.04
Informal votes 763 2.51 +0.04
Turnout 30,449 91.18 -1.06
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Shane King 16,196 56.13 +18.56
Liberal National Trevor Ruthenberg 12,657 43.87 -18.56
Labor gain from Liberal National Swing +18.56

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