Electoral district of Caloundra

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QueenslandLegislative Assembly
Electoral map of Caloundra 2017
MPMark McArdle
PartyLiberal National
Electors33,459 (2017)
Area213 km2 (82.2 sq mi)
Coordinates26°51′S 153°2′E / 26.850°S 153.033°E / -26.850; 153.033Coordinates: 26°51′S 153°2′E / 26.850°S 153.033°E / -26.850; 153.033
Electorates around Caloundra:
Nicklin Buderim Kawana
Glass House Caloundra Coral Sea
Glass House Glass House Pumicestone
Electoral map of Caloundra 2008

Caloundra is a Legislative Assembly of Queensland electoral district on the Sunshine Coast in the Australian state of Queensland. The electorate is centred on the city of Caloundra and stretches north to Wurtulla, south to Pelican Waters and west to the Bruce Highway.

The seat is currently held by Mark McArdle, the first deputy leader of the Liberal National Party from 2008 to 2009, and prior to that state Liberal leader from November 2007 to July 2008. McArdle succeeded former Liberal leader Joan Sheldon upon her retirement in 2004.

Members for Caloundra[edit]

Member Party Term
  Joan Sheldon Liberal 1992–2004
  Mark McArdle Liberal 2004–2008
  Liberal National 2008–present

Election results[edit]

2017 Queensland state election: Caloundra[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal National Mark McArdle 11,068 38.0 −6.7
Labor Jason Hunt 8,348 28.7 +0.1
One Nation Rod Jones 6,576 22.6 +22.6
Greens Marcus Finch 3,098 10.6 +0.9
Total formal votes 29,090 95.9 −1.8
Informal votes 1,234 4.1 +1.8
Turnout 30,324 88.5 +3.4
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Mark McArdle 15,536 53.4 −1.3
Labor Jason Hunt 13,554 46.6 +1.3
Liberal National hold Swing −1.3


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