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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Victoria

(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 Victoria

Total number of voters on the roll
3,309,800
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
37
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
3,309,800
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
3,139,881
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
94.87%
Total valid votes
3,011,169
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
4.1%
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 Victoria

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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   1,302,038  43.24  +4.17  16  43.24 
Australian Labor Party  1,217,921  40.45  -1.20  19  51.35 
Australian Greens  224,423  7.45  +1.55     
National Party  105,577  3.51  +0.43  5.41 
Family First  71,735  2.38     
Australian Democrats  32,363  1.07  -5.17     
Votes for other than listed parties 57,112 1.90 +1.18       
Totals 3,011,169  100.00    37  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.

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.