Electoral district of Currumbin

Currumbin is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland.[1]

Currumbin
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
ECQ-2017-Final-Currumbin.pdf
Electoral map of Currumbin 2017
StateQueensland
MPLaura Gerber[citation needed]
NamesakeCurrumbin
Electors33,782 (2017)
Area126 km2 (48.6 sq mi)
Coordinates28°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.

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 2008–2020
  Laura Gerber Liberal National 2020–present

Election resultsEdit

2020 Currumbin state by-election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal National Laura Gerber 10,071 43.8 −3.9
Labor Kaylee Campradt 8,790 38.2 +2.6
Greens Sally Spain 2,530 11.0 −0.7
One Nation Nicholas Bettany 1,594 6.9 +6.9
Total formal votes 22,985 91.9 −3.4
Informal votes 2,023 8.1 +3.4
Turnout 25,008 71.5 −14.6
Two-party-preferred result
Liberal National Laura Gerber 11,776 51.2 −2.1
Labor Kaylee Campradt 11,209 48.8 +2.1
Liberal National hold Swing −2.1
2017 Queensland state election: Currumbin[3]
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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Representatives of Queensland State Electorates 1860-2017" (PDF). Queensland Parliamentary Record 2012-2017: The 55th Parliament. Queensland Parliament. Archived from the original on 27 April 2020. Retrieved 27 April 2020.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  2. ^ "Currumbin State By-Election". Electoral Commission Queensland. Retrieved 9 April 2020.
  3. ^ 2017 State General Election - Currumbin - District Summary, ECQ.

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