ID 0589

Parliament of Northern Territory, Legislative Assembly election

Election of 18 August 2001


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General election for the Legislative Assembly
Northern Territory
Date of election (or first day of voting at elections held over more than one day)
18 August 2001

Government in office and parliamentary support before and after the election

Government in office at election

Premier in office at date of election. (check notes to see if change of Premier since previous election)
Premier's party affiliation
Country Liberal Party
Legislative Assembly support for government at election
Majority
If coalition, coalition partner(s)

Government in office after election

Premier's party affiliation
Australian Labor Party
Legislative Assembly support for government after election
Majority
If coalition, coalition partner(s)

Enrolment and voting

Total number of voters on the roll
105,506
Number of Assembly seats
25
Number of uncontested seats
0
If uncontested seats, number of voters on the roll in uncontested seats
Number of voters on the roll in contested seats
105,506
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
84,994
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
80.56%
Total valid votes
81,367
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
4.27%
Informal (invalid) ballots in multiple voting system
Not applicable
Electoral system
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting


Northern Territory, Legislative Assembly votes and seats won

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Election held on 18 August 2001
Criteria for the inclusion of parties in this table are set out in the Glossary under 'listed party'

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Party Name First preference vote n First preference vote share % Change from previous election % Seats won n Uncontested seats held n Seat share %
Country Liberal Party  36,926  45.38  -9.29  10  40.00 
Australian Labor Party  33,038  40.60  +2.13  13  52.00 
Independents  8,583  10.55  +5.10  8.00 
Votes for other than listed parties 2,820 3.47 +2.06       
Totals 81,367  100.00    25  100.00 


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Sources

Results calculated from figures shown on the Northern Territory Electoral Office website (https://bit.ly/2JwEQV3 accessed 11 September 2001, and Peter Loveday, Dean Jaensch and Baiba Berzins, Labor's Win: The Northern Territory Election 2001, Sydney: published by the authors, 3 Keegan Avenue, Glebe, NSW 2037, 2002 (ISBN 0 9580243 0 8).



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