Chris Whiting, since 2017. Previously Member for Murrumba 2015-2017.
Brisbane. Bancroft covers suburbs on the northern fringe of Brisbane, including Burpengary East, Deception Bay, North Harbour and North Lakes.
Bancroft was created in 2017 primarily out of northern parts of the seat of Murrumba.
Murrumba had been held by Labor for all but one election since 1977.
The LNP’s Reg Gulley broke Labor’s streak in 2012, but lost in 2015 to Labor’s Chris Whiting. Whiting was elected to represent Bancroft in 2017.
Bancroft is a reasonably safe Labor seat.
|Kara Thomas||Liberal National||7,631||26.8||-10.7|
|Chris Boulis||One Nation||5,438||19.1||+19.1|
2017 two-party-preferred result
|Kara Thomas||Liberal National||12,489||43.8||+2.1|
Booths in Bancroft have been divided into three areas: central, north and south.
Labor won a majority of the two-party-preferred vote in all three areas, ranging from 53.4% in the north to 61.6% in the centre.
One Nation came third, with a primary vote ranging from 14.7% in the south to 22.5% in the north.
|Voter group||ON prim||ALP 2PP||Total votes||% of votes|
Election results in Bancroft at the 2017 QLD state election
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