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Electoral district of Currumbin

Currumbin
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
Currumbin (2008—)
State Queensland
MP Jann Stuckey
Party Liberal National
Namesake Currumbin
Electors 34,548 (2015)
Area 139 km2 (53.7 sq mi)
Coordinates

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

The district lies in the south-east corner of the state, along the New South Wales border. The district takes in southern parts of the Gold Coast and much of its hinterland. It includes the suburbs of Currumbin, Coolangatta, Elanora and Tugun as well as the rural Currumbin Valley and Tallebudgera Valley. The electorate was first contested in 1986.

Members for Currumbin

Member Party Term
  Leo Gately National 1986–1989
  Trevor Coomber Liberal 1989–1992
  Merri Rose Labor 1992–2004
  Jann Stuckey Liberal 2004–2008
  Liberal National 2008–present

Election results

Queensland state election, 2015: Currumbin[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal National Jann Stuckey 13,389 45.39 −13.45
Labor Ashley Wain 8,804 29.84 +7.92
Greens David Wyatt 3,442 11.67 +2.16
Palmer United Kristian Rees 2,046 6.94 +6.94
One Nation Deborah Gravenall 1,073 3.64 +3.64
Family First Ben Donovan 746 2.53 −0.04
Total formal votes 29,500 97.59 −0.02
Informal votes 727 2.41 +0.02
Turnout 30,227 87.49 −1.43
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Jann Stuckey 14,475 55.23 −14.96
Labor Ashley Wain 11,734 44.77 +14.96
Liberal National hold Swing −14.96

References

  1. ^ 2015 State General Election - Currumbin - District Summary, ECQ.

External links

  • Electorate Profile (Antony Green, ABC)
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