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Electoral district of Keppel

Keppel is an electoral district in the state of Queensland, Australia.

Keppel
QueenslandLegislative Assembly
ECQ-2017-Final-Keppel.pdf
Electoral map of Keppel 2017
State Queensland
MP Brittany Lauga
Party Labor
Namesake Great Keppel Island
Electors 34,691 (2017)
Area 22,165 km2 (8,558.0 sq mi)
Coordinates 22°55′S 150°43′E / 22.917°S 150.717°E / -22.917; 150.717Coordinates: 22°55′S 150°43′E / 22.917°S 150.717°E / -22.917; 150.717
Electoral map of Keppel 2008

The electoral district encompasses the central Queensland coast from the mouth of the Fitzroy River in the south to Shoalwater Bay to the north. Major communities located within this electorate include Yeppoon, Emu Park, Byfield, and the Rockhampton suburbs of Parkhurst and Lakes Creek.

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Members for KeppelEdit

First incarnation (1912–1960)
Member Party Term
  James Larcombe Labor 1912–1929
  Owen Daniel Country and Progressive National 1929–1936
  David Daniel Country 1936–1944
  Walter Ingram Labor 1944–1952
  Viv Cooper Labor 1952–1957
  Queensland Labor 1957
  Merv Thackeray Labor 1957–1960
Second incarnation (1992–present)
Member Party Term
  Vince Lester National 1992–2004
  Paul Hoolihan Labor 2004–2012
  Bruce Young Liberal National 2012–2015
  Brittany Lauga Labor 2015–present

Election resultsEdit

Queensland state election, 2017: Keppel[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labor Brittany Lauga 13,304 43.1 −0.8
One Nation Matt Loth 7,865 25.5 +25.5
Liberal National Peter Blundell 7,691 24.9 −15.0
Greens Clancy Mullbrick 2,039 6.6 +1.8
Total formal votes 30,899 96.6 −1.7
Informal votes 1,098 3.4 +1.7
Turnout 31,997 90.6 +2.5
Two-candidate-preferred result
Labor Brittany Lauga 16,419 53.1 −1.0
One Nation Matt Loth 14,480 46.9 +46.9
Labor hold Swing −1.0

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