Electoral district of Theodore

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Theodore
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
Electoral district of Theodore, Queensland, 2017.pdf
Map of the electoral district of Theodore, 2017
State Queensland
Dates current 2017–present
MP Mark Boothman
Party Liberal National Party
Namesake Ted Theodore
Electors 32,381 (2017)
Area 97 km2 (37.5 sq mi)
Coordinates 27°55′37″S 153°16′18″E / 27.927°S 153.2716°E / -27.927; 153.2716Coordinates: 27°55′37″S 153°16′18″E / 27.927°S 153.2716°E / -27.927; 153.2716
Electorates around Theodore:
Coomera Coomera Broadwater
Scenic Rim Theodore Bonney
Scenic Rim Mudgeeraba Gaven

Theodore is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland. It was created in the 2017 redistribution, and was won at the 2017 election by Mark Boothman. It is named after former Queensland Premier, Ted Theodore.[1] From results of the most recent election, Theodore is a marginal seat for the Liberal National Party with a margin of 3.7%.

Geography[edit]

Located on the Gold Coast, taking in parts of the abolished district of Albert, Theodore consists of the suburbs (whole or in part) of Coomera, Upper Coomera, Oxenford, Helensvale, Maudsland, Wongawallan, Pacific Pines, Guanaba, Clagiraba and Mount Nathan.[1]

Members for Theodore[edit]

Member Party Term
  Mark Boothman Liberal National 2017–present

Election results[edit]

Queensland state election, 2017: Theodore[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal National Mark Boothman 10,678 39.7 −5.4
Labor Luz Stanton 8,462 31.5 +0.3
One Nation Darrell Lane 5,114 19.0 +19.0
Greens Tina Meni 2,634 9.8 +3.8
Total formal votes 26,888 94.6 −2.4
Informal votes 1,525 5.4 +2.4
Turnout 28,413 85.5 +5.1
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Mark Boothman 14,445 53.7 −1.6
Labor Luz Stanton 12,443 46.3 +1.6
Liberal National hold Swing −1.6

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Queensland Redistribution Commission (26 May 2017). "Determination of Queensland's Legislative Assembly Electoral Districts" (PDF). Queensland Government Gazette. p. 173. Archived (PDF) from the original on 29 October 2017. Retrieved 29 October 2017. 
  2. ^ 2017 State General Election - Theodore - District Summary, ECQ.