Menu
News

ELECTION 2017: LNP leads in Nanango and Callide

The count has begun in the Queensland State Election.
The count has begun in the Queensland State Election. Inge Hansen

SATURDAY, NOON: Deputy LNP leader Deb Frecklington will remain the MP for Nanango, while LNP candidate remains in front in the race for Callide.

On a two-party preferred count, Mrs Frecklington has secured 63.86% of the vote, with One Nation candidate Douglas Grant trailing behind on 36.14%.

On first preference votes, Mr Boyce leads One Nation candidate Sharon Lohse 31.24% to 26.12%, but no two-party preferred count is currently available on the Electoral Commission Queensland website.

RELATED: ABC CALLS ELECTION FOR LABOR

SATURDAY 8.40PM:  Deb Frecklington is still leading in Nanango with 46.80 per cent of the vote. with about 57.52 per cent of the vote counted. 

In Callide LNP candiate Colin Boyce is on 31.62 per cent of the vote with 54.8 per cent of the vote counted. 

SATURDAY 7.40PM: More than 40 per cent  of the vote has been counted in Nanango with Deb Frecklington leading with 46.99  per cent of the vote and 27 of 171 booths in. 

One Nation Candidate Douglas Grant is in second place with 26.73 per cent of the vote.

In Callide, LNP candidate Colin Boyce is leading with 31.61 per cent of the vote. 

One Nation candidate Sharon Lohse is on 25.25 per cent of the vote. 

KAP candidate Robbie Radel is on 14.03 per cent of the vote and 52.26 per cent on two party preferred. 

After a day of visiting polling booths, KAP candidate for Callide Robbie Radel was at the Grand Hotel at Biggenden waiting for results with his support team.
After a day of visiting polling booths, KAP candidate for Callide Robbie Radel was at the Grand Hotel at Biggenden waiting for results with his support team. Erica Murree

SATURDAY 6:50PM: More than 5 per cent of the vote has been counted in Nanango with eight out of 171 booths in. 

Deb Frecklington is leading with 50.28 per cent and One Nation Candidate Douglas Grant is behind at 28.08 per cent.

In Callide LNP candidate Colin Boyce leads with 37.57 per cent of the vote

SATURDAY 6.30PM: The first results are out with about 1.32 per cent of the vote counted. 

Deb Frecklington is ahead with 61.79 per cent of the vote so far. 

SATURDAY 6PM: THE polls have closed and the count has started for the seats of Nanango and Callide in the 2017 State Election.

The Nine-Galaxy exit poll predicts Labor will be returned to power. 

The poll found a two-party preferred figure of 52 per cent for Labor and 48 per cent for the Liberal National Party.

Member for Nanango and LNP candidate Deb Frecklington is sitting on the ABC panel for the results coverage. 

Member for Nanango and LNP candidate Deb Frecklington is on the ABC panel for their coverage of the Queensland State Election.
Member for Nanango and LNP candidate Deb Frecklington is on the ABC panel for their coverage of the Queensland State Election. Contributed

Follow the live count in the graphs below, and stay tuned for updates as the night continues.

Topics:  callide electorate nanango electorate qldeelction2017

South Burnett

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

New alcohol and drug services in town

Lives Lived Well regional team leader Tania Hickey, David Littleproud, and Lives Lived Well Kingaroy counsellors Ros Sharp and Alison Doherty celebrate the Federal Government's investment for more drug and alcohol support in Kingaroy.

After community ice forums there are more services in Kingaroy

More trails to tear it up

WHEELY GOOD: Ben Weier, Jacob and Dylan Provan, Matt Weier, Jacob Slatter, Lucca Turton, Jack Weier and Sorren Turton of South Burnett Mountain Bike Club.

South Burnett Mountain Club has made an agreement with QPWS.

Everything you need to know about the Kingaroy solar farm

The site where the new solar farm will be built near Kingaroy.

Terrain Solar has addressed the concerns of Kingaroy residents.

Local Partners