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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Northern Territory

(for more information on this election see national summary for the House of Representatives)

Election of 10 November 2001


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House of Representatives enrolment and voting in Northern Territory

Total number of voters on the roll
111,022
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
2
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
111,022
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
95,597
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
86.11%
Total valid votes
91,161
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
4.64%
Informal (invalid) ballots in multiple voting system
Not applicable
Electoral system
Adult franchise at 18 years (from 1974); single member districts, preferential voting (AV); compulsory preferences; compulsory voting


House of Representatives votes and seats won in Northern Territory

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Election held on 10 November 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 %
Australian Labor Party  39,111  42.90  +0.60  50.00 
Country Liberal Party  36,961  40.54  +0.94  50.00 
Australian Democrats  4,795  5.26  +0.14     
Australian Greens  3,665  4.02  +0.99     
Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party  3,486  3.82  -4.31     
Independents  3,143  3.45  +2.33     
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 -0.69       
Totals 91,161  100.00    100.00 


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Notes

The vote shown for Independents at this House of Representatives election in the Northern Territory is the sum of votes cast for 2 candidates registered as Independents and one who ran for office without any registered party name. There were 3 such candidates.

Sources

Australian Electoral Commission, Election 2001: Election Results, CD-ROM, Canberra, 2002 (ISBN 0642501815); Scott Bennett, Gerard Newman and Andrew Kopras, Commonwealth Election 2001, Canberra: Commonwealth Parliament, Department of the Parliamentary Library, Information Research Services, Research Paper No. 11 2001–02, 2002 (ISSN 13287478).

For a general review of this election, see John Warhurst and Marian Simms (editors), 2001: The Centenary Election, St Lucia, Qld: University of Queensland Press, 2002 (ISBN 070223303X); David Solomon (editor), Howard's Race: Winning the Unwinnable Election, Pymble, NSW: HarperCollins, 2002 (ISBN 073227373 0).