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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in South Australia

(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 South Australia

Total number of voters on the roll
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
Number of uncontested seats
If uncontested seats, number of voters on the roll in uncontested seats
Number of voters on the roll in contested seats
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
Total valid votes
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
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 South Australia

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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 %
Liberal Party  446,372  47.40  +1.50  72.73 
Australian Labor Party  346,071  36.75  +3.01  27.27 
Australian Greens  51,200  5.44  +1.80     
Family First  40,547  4.31     
Independents  19,204  2.04     
Australian Democrats  17,682  1.88  -8.66     
Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party  10,687  1.13  -3.62     
Votes for other than listed parties 9,881 1.05 -0.37       
Totals 941,644  100.00    11  100.00 

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* Party did not contest previous election or did not meet criteria for listing, or contested previous election under a different party name.


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.


The Australian Electoral Commission website, House of Representatives 'State Totals' ( [accessed 13 December 2004].

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