Electoral district of Pumicestone

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Pumicestone
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
ECQ-2017-Final-Pumicestone.pdf
Electoral map of Pumicestone 2017
State Queensland
Dates current 2001–present
MP Simone Wilson
Party Liberal National Party
Namesake Pumicestone Passage
Electors 34,341 (2017)
Area 357 km2 (137.8 sq mi)
Coordinates 27°3′S 153°3′E / 27.050°S 153.050°E / -27.050; 153.050Coordinates: 27°3′S 153°3′E / 27.050°S 153.050°E / -27.050; 153.050
Electorates around Pumicestone:
Glass House Caloundra Coral Sea
Glass House Pumicestone Coral Sea
Morayfield Bancroft Moreton Bay
Electoral map of Pumicestone 2008

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

The district was first created for the 2001 state election. Located in the corridor between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast, it includes the urbanised areas of Bribie Island, as well as parts of Caboolture. It is named after the Pumicestone Channel, the strait which divides Bribie Island from the mainland.[1]

Members for Pumicestone[edit]

Member Party Term
  Carryn Sullivan Labor 2001–2012
  Lisa France Liberal National 2012–2015
  Rick Williams Labor 2015–2017
  Independent 2017
  Simone Wilson Liberal National 2017–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2017: Pumicestone[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Michael Hoogwaerts 10,506 35.6 −3.6
Liberal National Simone Wilson 8,825 29.9 −14.6
One Nation Greg Fahey 6,894 23.3 +23.3
Greens Tony Longland 1,464 5.0 −0.6
Independent Rick Williams 1,347 4.6 +4.6
Independent Jason Burgess 499 1.7 +1.7
Total formal votes 29,535 95.8 −2.0
Informal votes 1,287 4.2 +2.0
Turnout 30,822 88.1 +2.6
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Simone Wilson 15,015 50.8 +0.7
Labor Michael Hoogwaerts 14,520 49.2 −0.7
Liberal National hold Swing +0.7

References[edit]

  1. ^ Antony Green (2006). "Pumicestone Electoral Profile". ABC News (Green Guide). Retrieved 2008-05-17. 
  2. ^ 2017 State General Election - Pumicestone - District Summary, ECQ.

External links[edit]