26 wards of Brisbane City Council
The election resulted in the comprehensive re-election of the Liberal National Party under Graham Quirk as Lord Mayor. The Liberal National's increased their representation by one ward to a total of 19 of 26. The lord mayoral result of 59.3% of the two-party-preferred vote was slightly reduced for Quirk from the result of the previous election. The main opposition party, the Labor Party was reduced to just 5 wards; its worst result in over a decade. The Queensland Greens won their first ward in this election.
|Liberal National||Graham Quirk||325,714||53.4||-8.6|
|Consumer Rights||Jeffrey Hodges||12,960||2.1||+2.1|
|Total formal votes||610,234||-||-|
|Liberal National||Graham Quirk||336,450||59.3||-9.2|
|Liberal National hold||Swing|
|Bracken Ridge||LNP||Amanda Cooper||10.6|
|Forest Lake||Labor||Charles Strunk||5.3|
|Holland Park||LNP||Krista Adams||4.8|
|The Gabba||Greens||Jonathan Sri||5.0|
|The Gap||LNP||Steven Toomey||5.7|
|Walter Taylor||LNP||Julian Simmonds||16.5|
|Wynnum Manly||Labor||Peter Cumming||11.6|
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Despite winning 54% of the votes, the Liberal Nationals gained 74% of the seats. This renewed calls for electoral reforms for Local Governments, something the Queensland Government is planning to reform before the 2020 election.
|party||% of votes||% of seats||difference||difference
|total of squares of differences||593.31|
|total / 2||296.66|
|square root of (total / 2)||17.22|
- "Lord Mayor Election - ABC News". ABC News. ABC Corporation. Retrieved March 4, 2017.
- "Wards - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)". ABC News. Retrieved March 4, 2017.