Electoral district of Murrumba

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Murrumba
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
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Murrumba (2008—)
State Queensland
MP Chris Whiting
Party Labor
Namesake An Aboriginal word for good
Electors 39,113 (2015)
Area 115 km2 (44.4 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

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 Ministerialist/Opposition 1912–1918
  Richard Warren Country 1918–1932
  Frank Nicklin Country 1932–1950
  David Nicholson Country 1950–1972
  Des Frawley Country 1972–1975
  National Country 1975–1977
  Joe Kruger Labor 1977–1986
  Dean Wells Labor 1986–2012
  Reg Gulley Liberal National 2012–2015
  Chris Whiting Labor 2015–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2015: Murrumba[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Chris Whiting 16,997 49.45 +17.03
Liberal National Reg Gulley 13,194 38.38 −10.73
Greens Simone Dejun 2,131 6.20 +1.32
Family First Ray Hutchinson 2,051 5.97 +0.29
Total formal votes 34,373 97.82 +0.11
Informal votes 767 2.18 −0.11
Turnout 35,140 89.80 −2.09
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Chris Whiting 18,934 57.35 +16.87
Liberal National Reg Gulley 14,079 42.65 −16.87
Labor gain from Liberal National Swing +16.87

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