Electoral district of Lytton

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QueenslandLegislative Assembly
Electoral map of Lytton 2017
MPJoan Pease
PartyLabor Party
Electors35,693 (2017)
Area124 km2 (47.9 sq mi)
Coordinates27°24′S 153°11′E / 27.400°S 153.183°E / -27.400; 153.183Coordinates: 27°24′S 153°11′E / 27.400°S 153.183°E / -27.400; 153.183
Electorates around Lytton:
Clayfield Moreton Bay Moreton Bay
Clayfield Lytton Moreton Bay
Bulimba Chatsworth Capalaba
Electoral map of Lytton 2008

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

The district is based in the eastern suburbs of Brisbane, to the south of the Brisbane River. It is named for the suburb of Lytton and also includes the suburbs of Hemmant, Lota, Manly and Wynnum, as well as the Port of Brisbane. The electorate was first created for the 1972 election.

Lytton is normally a safe Labor Party seat, although it was won in 2012 by the Liberal National Party.

Members for Lytton[edit]

Member Party Term
  Tom Burns Labor 1972–1996
  Paul Lucas Labor 1996–2012
  Neil Symes Liberal National 2012–2015
  Joan Pease Labor 2015–present

Election results[edit]

2017 Queensland state election: Lytton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Joan Pease 15,416 48.9 −0.3
Liberal National Karren Strahan 7,663 24.3 −11.9
One Nation Suzanne Black 4,854 15.4 +15.4
Greens Ken Austin 3,573 11.3 +2.4
Total formal votes 31,506 96.8 −1.4
Informal votes 1,057 3.2 +1.4
Turnout 32,563 89.9 +1.0
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Joan Pease 19,541 62.0 +2.1
Liberal National Karren Strahan 11,965 38.0 −2.1
Labor hold Swing +2.1


External links[edit]

  • Green, Antony. "Electorate Profile". Australian Broadcasting Corporation.