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Commonwealth Parliament, Senate election in South Australia

(for more information on this election see national summary for the Senate)

Election of 9 October 2004


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Senate enrolment and voting in South Australia

Total number of voters on the roll in this state/territory
1,051,923
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
1,003,162
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
95.36%
Total valid votes
967,738
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
3.53%

Electoral composition of the Senate for this election in South Australia

Total number of seats in the Senate
76
Total number of seats for each state
12
Number of seats for each territory
2
Seats to be filled at this Senate election in this state/territory
6
Casual vacancies/additional seats included in seats to be filled
0
Electoral System
Adult franchise at 18 years (from 1974); multimember districts; proportional representation by the single transferable vote method (STV); compulsory preferences; above the line (group ticket) voting permitted; compulsory voting

Senate votes and seats won, and seats held 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 by ticket n Seats won by ticket % Seats won by party n Seats won by party % Seats held by party n Seats held by party %
Liberal Party  459,560  47.49  +1.94  50.00  50.00  50.00 
Australian Labor Party  343,422  35.49  +2.25  50.00  50.00  41.67 
Australian Greens  63,881  6.60  +3.15           
Family First  38,559  3.98           
Australian Democrats  23,118  2.39  -10.23        8.33 
Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party  10,995  1.14  -3.42           
Votes for other than listed parties 28,203 2.91 +2.32             
Totals 967,738  100.00    100.00  100.00  12  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.

Notes

See the Glossary of this website for information on Senate elections and details of the distinction between Seats won by ticket and Seats won by party, and between Seats won and Seats held.

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.

Sources

The Australian Electoral Commission website, 'Senate Results by Group' [accessed 26 December 2006]:
https://bit.ly/2uG3JaN