Electoral district of Capalaba

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Capalaba
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
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Capalaba (2017—)
State Queensland
Dates current1992–present
MP Don Brown
Party Labor
Namesake Capalaba
Electors 35,367 (2017)
Area43 km2 (16.6 sq mi)
Coordinates 27°31′S153°13′E / 27.517°S 153.217°E / -27.517; 153.217 Coordinates: 27°31′S153°13′E / 27.517°S 153.217°E / -27.517; 153.217
Electorates around Capalaba:
Lytton Moreton Bay Oodgeroo
Chatsworth Capalaba Oodgeroo
Mansfield Springwood Redlands
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2008 map

Capalaba is an electoral division of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland in the state of Queensland, Australia. The electorate is centred on the suburb of Capalaba, in Redland City east of Brisbane, and includes parts of the adjoining suburbs of Alexandra Hills and Birkdale.

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Capalaba, Queensland Suburb of Redland City, Queensland, Australia

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Members for Capalaba

MemberPartyTerm
  Jim Elder Labor 1992–2000
  Independent 2000–2001
  Michael Choi Labor 2001–2012
  Steve Davies Liberal National 2012–2015
  Don Brown Labor 2015–present

Election results

Queensland state election, 2017: Capalaba [1]
PartyCandidateVotes%±
Labor Don Brown 13,06543.0−4.4
Liberal National Cameron Leafe7,69625.3−14.8
One Nation Paul Taylor5,92219.5+19.5
Greens Joshua Sanderson2,5638.4−4.0
Independent Jason Lavender1,1663.8+3.8
Total formal votes30,41295.7−1.7
Informal votes1,3604.3+1.7
Turnout 31,77288.5−1.5
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Don Brown 17,94857.9+1.4
Liberal National Cameron Leafe13,07342.1−1.4
Labor hold Swing +1.4

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References

  1. "2017 State General Election - Capalaba - District Summary". Electoral Commission of Queensland. Archived from the original on 16 April 2018. Retrieved 7 May 2018.