Electoral district of Lytton

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Lytton
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
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Lytton (2008—)
State Queensland
MP Joan Pease
Party Australian Labor Party
Namesake Lytton
Electors 32,773 (2015)
Area 48 km2 (18.5 sq mi)
Coordinates 27°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

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 Australian 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]

Queensland state election, 2015: Lytton[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Joan Pease 14,368 49.00 +9.71
Liberal National Neil Symes 10,657 36.35 −7.32
Greens Dave Nelson 2,616 8.92 +0.84
Independent Tamera Michel 849 2.90 +2.90
Independent Jamie Evans 831 2.83 +2.83
Total formal votes 29,321 98.11 +0.63
Informal votes 564 1.89 −0.63
Turnout 29,885 91.30 −0.89
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Joan Pease 16,754 59.80 +11.38
Liberal National Neil Symes 11,265 40.20 −11.38
Labor gain from Liberal National Swing +11.38

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