Electoral district of Maroochydore

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Maroochydore
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
ECQ-2017-Final-Maroochydore.pdf
Electoral map of Maroochydore 2017
StateQueensland
MPFiona Simpson
PartyLiberal National Party
NamesakeMaroochydore
Electors33,448 (2017)
Area41 km2 (15.8 sq mi)
Coordinates26°36′S 153°6′E / 26.600°S 153.100°E / -26.600; 153.100Coordinates: 26°36′S 153°6′E / 26.600°S 153.100°E / -26.600; 153.100
Electorates around Maroochydore:
Ninderry Ninderry Coral Sea
Ninderry Maroochydore Coral Sea
Buderim Buderim Kawana
Electoral map of Maroochydore 2008

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

It covers parts of the Sunshine Coast and takes in coastal areas between Coolum Beach and Mooloolaba, including Maroochydore.

The seat is currently held by Fiona Simpson of the Liberal National Party, who has held it since its creation ahead of the 1992 state election. Simpson was the Deputy Leader of the National Party from 2006 to 2008.

Members for Maroochydore[edit]

Member Party Term
  Fiona Simpson National 1992–2008
  Liberal National 2008–present

Election results[edit]

2017 Queensland state election: Maroochydore[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal National Fiona Simpson 12,661 44.7 −4.8
Labor Julie McGlone 7,157 25.2 +1.2
One Nation Cam Young 4,592 16.2 +16.2
Greens Daniel Bryar 3,936 13.9 +1.4
Total formal votes 28,346 96.3 −1.6
Informal votes 1,101 3.7 +1.6
Turnout 29,447 85.7 +2.0
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Fiona Simpson 16,587 58.5 −1.8
Labor Julie McGlone 11,759 41.5 +1.8
Liberal National hold Swing −1.8

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Green, Antony. "Electorate Profile". Australian Broadcasting Corporation.