Federal Election 2019: Photos, information and results from the seat of Forde

MORE than 25,000 voters have already cast their ballots for the ultra marginal seat of Forde as polls open from 8am today.

ELECTION DAY: More than 25,000 people pre-poll voted in Forde.

ELECTION DAY: More than 25,000 people pre-poll voted in Forde.

The seat of Forde is being contested by LNP incumbent Bert van Manen, Labor's Des Hardman, Kirsty Petersen from the Greens, One Nation candidate Ian Bowron, Paul Creighton from united Australia Party and Innes Les from Fraser Anning's Conservative National Party.

Forde is held by a wafer thin margin of 0.6 per cent.

Bookmakers predict a comfortable gain for Labor but seat polling released this week reveals the seat could go down to the wire.

The YouGov Galaxy poll shows the LNP primary vote is up at 42 per cent, Labor 41 per cent, Greens five per cent, One Nation seven per cent and the United Australia Party on four per cent.

This brings the overall two party preferred result to an even 50-50.

According to the Australian Electoral Commission, 24,942 people voted in Forde pre-polling booths up to Thursday.

Election issues include Logan Hospital funding, the need to upgrade the Mount Lindesay Highway, infrastructure and education.

Where to vote in Forde

Polling opens at 8am and closes at 6pm.


Beenleigh State School, 22 James Street


Bethania Community Centre, 88 Station Road

Boronia Heights

Boronia Heights State School, 194 Middle Road


Carbrook State School, 511-535 Beenleigh-Redland Bay Road

Cedar Creek

Cedar Creek State School, 1A Chardon Bridge Road


Chisholm Catholic College, 204 California Creek Road

Daisy Hill

Daisy Hill State School, 20-50 Daisy Hill Road


- Eagleby South State School, corner of Fryar Road and River Hills Road

- Eagleby State School, corner of Herses Road and Fryar Road

Edens Landing

Edens Landing State School, 1 Jamie Nicolson Avenue

Logan Reserve

Logan Reserve State School, 369-379 School Road

Logan Village

Logan Village State School, 25 North Street


Loganholme State School

Wandilla Crescent


Loganlea State High School

16-22 Neridah Street


Griffith University Logan Campus, 68 University Drive

Mount Warren Park

Windaroo State School, 300 Mount Warren Boulevard


Norfolk Village State School, 83 Halfway Drive

Ormeau Hills

Bright Horizons Childcare, 1 Landsdowne Drive


Oxenford State School, 90 Michigan Drive

Park Ridge

Park Ridge State High School, 14-30 Lancewood Street


- Ormeau State School, 29 Mirambeena Drive

- Pimpama State School, 9 Hotham Creek Road

Shailer Park

- Kimberley Park State School, 6 Floret Street

- Shailer Park State High School, 3-9 Leaf Street (Not wheelchair accessible)

- Shailer Park State School, Bulwarna Street

Upper Coomera

- Coomera Springs State School, 225 Old Coach Road

- Highland Reserve State School, 570 Reserve Road

- Upper Coomera State College, 137 Reserve Road

Waterford/ Waterford West

- Waterford State School, 40 Nerang Street

- Marsden State High School, 106 Muchow Road

- Waterford West State School, 3-15 John Street


Windaroo Valley High School, 240 Beaudesert-Beenleigh Road