Welcome to the Tally Room’s guide to the 2016 Brisbane City Council election. This guide includes comprehensive coverage of each ward’s history, geography, political situation and results of the 2012 election, as well as maps and tables showing those results.
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Click here to read the profile of the Lord Mayor race, including the history of the position, the 2012 results, the candidates and the 2012 results by new ward.
Ward profiles have been produced for all 26 Brisbane City Council wards. You can use the following navigation to click through to each seat’s profile.
The Liberal National Party currently holds eighteen wards on Brisbane City Council, Labor holds seven and an ex-LNP independent holds one.
There are six key wards which would deprive the LNP of their majority in two clusters in the north-west and south-east.
The City of Brisbane recently underwent a redistribution of boundaries for its twenty-six wards, as happens after every second election.
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