Search for Australian Political Parties

This database contains details of the votes won and seats gained by Australian political parties which have contested Commonwealth (national, federal), state and territory elections. See the criteria for 'listed party' in the Glossary and note the entries for 'party name' and 'party type'.

Search by words in party name

Enter a word or words from the party name ... OR;

Enter words from party name

Search by party type

Use the pulldown list to select a 'party type' ... OR;

OR select party type

Search by exact party name

Only use this search if you are sure of a party's exact name in the database. If you are not sure, use the top search box or search by 'party type'.

OR select exact party name

Search by parliament or state

Limit your search by parliament (states and territories include federal elections in that state/territory).

Limit search by parliament (selecting a state includes federal elections in that state). The default (all blank) is all parliaments.


Search by time period

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OR enter start date of party
(yyyy) (on or after)

and/or end date of party (yyyy) (on or before)

Browse a list of all parties:

To browse all parties listed in the database, click on 'Start Search' without entries.