Electoral district of Murrumba

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Murrumba
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
ECQ-2017-Final-Murrumba.pdf
Electoral map of Murrumba 2017
State Queensland
MP Steven Miles
Party Labor
Namesake An Aboriginal word for good
Electors 35,997 (2017)
Area 61 km2 (23.6 sq mi)
Coordinates 27°12′S 153°2′E / 27.200°S 153.033°E / -27.200; 153.033Coordinates: 27°12′S 153°2′E / 27.200°S 153.033°E / -27.200; 153.033
Electorates around Murrumba:
Kurwongbah Bancroft Moreton Bay
Pine Rivers Murrumba Redcliffe
Aspley Sandgate Moreton Bay
Electoral map of Murrumba 2008

Murrumba 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 includes the suburbs of Deception Bay, Kippa-Ring, Murrumba Downs and Rothwell. The electorate was first contested in 1912.

Members for Murrumba[edit]

Member Party Term
  James Forsyth Liberal 1912–1918
  Richard Warren Country 1918–1932
  Frank Nicklin Country 1932–1950
  David Nicholson Country 1950–1972
  Des Frawley Country 1972–1974
  National 1974–1977
  Joe Kruger Labor 1977–1986
  Dean Wells Labor 1986–2012
  Reg Gulley Liberal National 2012–2015
  Chris Whiting Labor 2015–2017
  Steven Miles Labor 2017–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2017: Murrumba[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Steven Miles 14,111 45.7 −3.3
Liberal National Reg Gulley 7,953 25.7 −14.8
One Nation Scott Dare 6,002 19.4 +19.4
Greens Jason Kennedy 2,841 9.2 +0.5
Total formal votes 30,907 95.6 −2.0
Informal votes 1,437 4.4 +2.0
Turnout 32,344 87.3 +2.4
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Steven Miles 18,396 59.5 +3.2
Liberal National Reg Gulley 12,511 40.5 −3.2
Labor hold Swing +3.2

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