Electoral district of Maroochydore

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Maroochydore
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
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Maroochydore (2008—)
State Queensland
MP Fiona Simpson
Party Liberal National Party
Namesake Maroochydore
Electors 35,992 (2015)
Area 52 km2 (20.1 sq mi)
Coordinates 26°36′S 153°6′E / 26.600°S 153.100°E / -26.600; 153.100Coordinates: 26°36′S 153°6′E / 26.600°S 153.100°E / -26.600; 153.100

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

It covers parts of the Sunshine Coast and takes in coastal areas between Coolum Beach and Mooloolaba, including Maroochydore.

The seat is currently held by Fiona Simpson of the Liberal National Party, who has held it since its creation ahead of the 1992 state election. Simpson was the Deputy Leader of the National Party from 2006 to 2008.

Members for Maroochydore[edit]

Member Party Term
  Fiona Simpson National 1992–2008
  Liberal National 2008–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2015: Maroochydore[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal National Fiona Simpson 15,267 48.46 −9.70
Labor Bill Gissane 7,743 24.58 +4.43
Palmer United James McDonald 4,356 13.83 +13.83
Greens Trudy Byrnes 4,138 13.13 +0.13
Total formal votes 31,504 97.93 +0.10
Informal votes 666 2.07 −0.10
Turnout 32,170 87.78 −0.44
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Fiona Simpson 16,767 59.27 −11.66
Labor Bill Gissane 11,523 40.73 +11.66
Liberal National hold Swing −11.66

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