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Electoral district of Ipswich West


Electoral district of Ipswich West

Ipswich West
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
State Queensland
MP Sean Choat
Party Liberal National
Namesake West Ipswich

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

The district takes in western parts of suburban Ipswich, as well as rural areas further west. It was first created for the 1960 election.

Members for Ipswich West

Member Party Term
  Ivor Marsden Labor 1960–1966
  Vi Jordan Labor 1966–1974
  Albert Hales National 1974–1977
  David Underwood Labor 1977–1989
  Don Livingstone Labor 1989–1998
  Jack Paff One Nation 1998–1999
  City Country Alliance 1999–2001
  Don Livingstone Labor 2001–2006
  Wayne Wendt Labor 2006–2012
  Sean Choat Liberal National 2012–present

Election results

Main article: Electoral results for the district of Ipswich West
Queensland state election, 2012: Ipswich West[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal National Sean Choat 12,424 43.54 +6.18
Labor Wayne Wendt 9,083 31.83 -22.16
Katter's Australian Party Justin Bowman 5,225 18.31 +18.31
Greens Ursula Monsiegneur 1,804 6.32 -2.33
Total formal votes 28,536 97.75 -0.37
Informal votes 657 2.25 +0.37
Turnout 29,193 93.24 +0.23
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Sean Choat 14,146 57.16 +16.71
Labor Wayne Wendt 10,600 42.84 -16.71
Liberal National gain from Labor Swing +16.71


External links

  • Electorate Profile (Antony Green, ABC)
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