ID 1009

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 9 October 2004


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House of Representatives enrolment and voting in Northern Territory

Total number of voters on the roll
112,930
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
112,930
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
95,146
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
84.25%
Total valid votes
90,915
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
4.45%
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 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  40,246  44.27  +1.36  50.00 
Country Liberal Party  39,855  43.84  +3.29  50.00 
Australian Greens  5,646  6.21  +2.19     
Australian Democrats  2,152  2.37  -2.89     
Independents  1,781  1.96  -1.49     
Votes for other than listed parties 1,235 1.36 +1.36       
Totals 90,915  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 candidates registered as Independents and those 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.