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Parliament of Australian Capital Territory, Legislative Assembly election

Election of 16 October 2004


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General election for the Legislative Assembly
Australian Capital Territory
Date of election (or first day of voting at elections held over more than one day)
16 October 2004

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
Australian Labor Party
Legislative Assembly support for government at election
Minority
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
226,098
Number of Assembly seats
17
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
226,098
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
209,810
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
92.80%
Total valid votes
204,189
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
2.68%
Informal (invalid) ballots in multiple voting system
Not applicable
Electoral system
Universal franchise at 18 years, three multimember districts, proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV), compulsory voting


Australian Capital Territory, Legislative Assembly votes and seats won

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Election held on 16 October 2004
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  95,635  46.84  +5.12  52.94 
Liberal Party  71,083  34.81  +3.17  41.18 
ACT Greens  18,997  9.30  +0.20  5.88 
Independents  7,752  3.80  -2.35     
Australian Democrats  4,595  2.25  -5.79     
Liberal Democratic Party  2,666  1.31  +0.32     
Votes for other than listed parties 3,461 1.69 -0.67       
Totals 204,189  100.00    17  100.00 


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Notes

Independents: The vote shown for Independents at this Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly election is the sum of votes cast for all candidates who ran for office as nonparty candidates (9) or as members of the Helen Cross Independents (2), or the Harold Hird Independents (2). There were 13 such candidates.

Sources

Australian Capital Territory Electoral Commission website (https://bit.ly/2sTuEBD



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