Electoral district of Sandgate

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Sandgate
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
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Sandgate (2008–present)
State Queensland
MP Stirling Hinchliffe
Party Labor
Namesake Sandgate
Electors 32,501 (2015)
Area 34 km2 (13.1 sq mi)
Coordinates 27°19′S 153°3′E / 27.317°S 153.050°E / -27.317; 153.050Coordinates: 27°19′S 153°3′E / 27.317°S 153.050°E / -27.317; 153.050

Sandgate is an electoral division in the state of Queensland, Australia.

It is located in the northern suburbs of Brisbane, covering Sandgate, Shorncliffe, Deagon, Brighton, Bracken Ridge, Fitzgibbon, and Taigum. The whole electorate is located within the local government area of the City of Brisbane.

Sandgate is held by Stirling Hinchliffe of the Labor Party. The seat used to be held by former Labor leader Nev Warburton and former health minister Gordon Nuttall.

Members for Sandgate[edit]

Member Party Term
  Hubert Sizer United Party/Country and Progressive National 1923–1935
  Ronald Hislop Labor 1935–1941
  Eric Decker Country/Queensland People's/Liberal 1941–1953
  Herbert Robinson Labor 1953–1957
  Queensland Labor 1957
  Thomas Ahearn Liberal 1957–1960
  Harry Dean Labor 1960–1977
  Nev Warburton Labor 1977–1992
  Gordon Nuttall Labor 1992–2006
  Vicky Darling Labor 2006–2012
  Kerry Millard Liberal National 2012–2015
  Stirling Hinchliffe Labor 2015–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2015: Sandgate[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Stirling Hinchliffe 14,802 49.74 +12.09
Liberal National Kerry Millard 10,967 36.85 −6.90
Greens John Harbison 3,033 10.19 +1.21
Independent Hamish Gray 959 3.22 +1.58
Total formal votes 29,761 98.09 +0.33
Informal votes 580 1.91 −0.33
Turnout 30,341 91.90 −1.16
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Stirling Hinchliffe 17,262 60.10 +12.97
Liberal National Kerry Millard 11,462 39.90 −12.97
Labor gain from Liberal National Swing +12.97

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