Huge swing against government in Redcliffe

The LNP only polled 35.13% of the primary vote in the Redcliffe by-election on 22 Feb 2014.

Qld Local Government Reform Alliance ran an independent candidate in the Redcliffe by-election, Len Thomas, who drew over 10% of the primary vote. Len advocated for de-amalgamation back to Redcliffe’s own council breaking away from the mega-council of Noosa, Redcliffe and Pine Rivers.

John Marshall, Australian Greens polled 3.7% which a lot less than in the federal by-election in Griffith just two weeks ago where the Greens polled nearly 11%.

Another independent for the Liberal democrats, Gabe Buckley, campaigned for community engagement, for small business, de-amalgamation — self-determination, the ability for a community to decide for itself how it should be governed. “The experiment with big government has proven to be an abject failure; let’s bring back Redcliffe City Council” Gabe Buckley said. Gabe Buckley polled 0.97% of the vote.


TYRRELL, Andrew Charles 177
0.74
VINCENT, Sally FFP 586
2.46
THOMAS, Len Local
Government
Reform
2,513
10.57
MARSHALL, John GRN 950
3.99
BUCKLEY, Gabriel Liberal Democrat 230
0.97
D’ATH, Yvette ALP 10,375
43.63
McMAHON, Talosaga 317
1.33
WOOLLARD, Liz 279
1.17
DOOLEY, Kerri-Anne LNP 8,353
35.13

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