ID 1008

Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in New South Wales

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

Election of 9 October 2004


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House of Representatives enrolment and voting in New South Wales

Total number of voters on the roll
4,328,949
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
50
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
4,328,949
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
4,099,501
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
94.70%
Total valid votes
3,848,694
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
6.12%
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 New South Wales

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Election held on 9 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  1,412,418  36.70  +0.25  21  42.00 
Liberal Party  1,391,511  36.16  +2.57  21  42.00 
National Party  353,670  9.19  -0.03  12.00 
Australian Greens  311,369  8.09  +3.34     
Independents  154,013  4.00  -0.06  4.00 
Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party  53,881  1.40  -3.37     
Australian Democrats  41,072  1.07  -3.17     
Votes for other than listed parties 130,760 3.40 +0.48       
Totals 3,848,694  100.00    50  100.00 


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Notes

The party label Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party was changed to One Nation in some states. The original party name has been maintained in this database to permit easy comparison over time and between states.

The vote shown for Independents at this election is the sum of votes cast for all candidates registered as Independents and those candidates who ran for office without any registered party name.

Sources

The Australian Electoral Commission website, House of Representatives 'State Totals' (https://bit.ly/2rMLgqO [accessed 13 December 2004].

These figures are not final -- enrolment figures may be subject to small variations.