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Electoral district of Currumbin

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

Currumbin
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
ECQ-2017-Final-Currumbin.pdf
Electoral map of Currumbin 2017
State Queensland
MP Jann Stuckey
Party Liberal National
Namesake Currumbin
Electors 33,782 (2017)
Area 126 km2 (48.6 sq mi)
Coordinates 28°10′S 153°25′E / 28.167°S 153.417°E / -28.167; 153.417Coordinates: 28°10′S 153°25′E / 28.167°S 153.417°E / -28.167; 153.417
Electorates around Currumbin:
Mudgeeraba Mudgeeraba Burleigh
Mudgeeraba Currumbin Coral Sea
New South Wales New South Wales New South Wales
Electoral map of Currumbin 2008

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.

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Members for CurrumbinEdit

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 resultsEdit

Queensland state election, 2017: Currumbin[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal National Jann Stuckey 13,215 47.7 +1.8
Labor Georgi Leader 9,874 35.6 +5.9
Greens David Wyatt 3,249 11.7 +0.4
Independent Andrew Semple 1,375 5.0 +5.0
Total formal votes 27,713 95.3 −2.3
Informal votes 1,352 4.7 +2.3
Turnout 29,065 84.5 +1.6
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Jann Stuckey 14,775 53.3 −2.4
Labor Georgi Leader 12,938 46.7 +2.4
Liberal National hold Swing −2.4

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