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Division of Rankin

Rankin
Australian House of Representatives Division
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Created1984
MPJim Chalmers
PartyLabor
NamesakeDame Annabelle Rankin
Electors108,082 (2022)
Area131 km2 (50.6 sq mi)
DemographicOuter metropolitan

The Division of Rankin is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland.

Geography

Since 1984, federal electoral division boundaries in Australia have been determined at redistributions by a redistribution committee appointed by the Australian Electoral Commission. Redistributions occur for the boundaries of divisions in a particular state, and they occur every seven years, or sooner if a state's representation entitlement changes or when divisions of a state are malapportioned.[1]

History

Dame Annabelle Rankin, the division's namesake

The division was created in 1984 and is named after Dame Annabelle Rankin, the first Queensland woman elected to the Senate.

In its original form, Rankin covered the Gold Coast hinterland including Lamington National Park and the major town of Beaudesert as well as some outer metropolitan areas of Brisbane. In this situation it was a marginal seat held by the Labor party. However, with the transfer of the rural hinterland to Forde, Rankin became a much safer Labor seat, being one of only two Queensland seats the ALP retained in the 1996 election.

Today Rankin is based on the outer southern suburbs of the City of Brisbane, in addition to portions of the City of Logan.

Members

Image Member Party Term Notes
  David Beddall
(1948–)
Labor 1 December 1984
31 August 1998
Previously held the Division of Fadden. Served as minister under Hawke and Keating. Retired
  Craig Emerson
(1954–)
3 October 1998
5 August 2013
Served as minister under Rudd and Gillard. Retired
  Jim Chalmers
(1978–)
7 September 2013
present
Incumbent. Currently a minister under Albanese

Election results

2022 Australian federal election: Rankin[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labor Jim Chalmers 38,596 43.95 +2.52
Liberal National Paul Darwen 25,478 29.01 −2.34
Greens Neil Cotter 9,394 10.70 +1.62
One Nation Glen Cookson 7,006 7.98 −0.58
United Australia Jeff Crank 5,064 5.77 +2.08
Animal Justice Suzanne Clarke 2,284 2.60 +2.60
Total formal votes 87,822 96.11 +3.84
Informal votes 3,553 3.89 −3.84
Turnout 91,375 84.56 −4.26
Two-party-preferred result
Labor Jim Chalmers 51,892 59.09 +2.65
Liberal National Paul Darwen 35,930 40.91 −2.65
Labor hold Swing +2.65
Graphs are unavailable due to technical issues. There is more info on Phabricator and on MediaWiki.org.
Primary vote results in Rankin (Parties that did not get 5% of the vote are omitted)
  Liberal/Liberal National
  National
  Labor
  Greens
  Australian Democrats
  Family First
  One Nation
  Palmer United/United Australia Party
  Independent
Graphs are unavailable due to technical issues. There is more info on Phabricator and on MediaWiki.org.
Two-candidate-preferred results in Rankin

References

  1. ^ Muller, Damon (14 November 2017). "The process of federal redistributions: a quick guide". Parliament of Australia. Archived from the original on 23 May 2022. Retrieved 19 April 2022.
  2. ^ Rankin, QLD, 2022 Tally Room, Australian Electoral Commission.

27°38′31″S 153°05′38″E / 27.642°S 153.094°E / -27.642; 153.094

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