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Commonwealth Parliament, Senate election in Tasmania

(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 Tasmania

Total number of voters on the roll in this state/territory
342,809
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
328,758
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
95.90%
Total valid votes
317,667
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
3.37%

Electoral composition of the Senate for this election in Tasmania

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 Tasmania

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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  146,532  46.13  +7.34  50.00  50.00  50.00 
Australian Labor Party  106,531  33.54  -3.30  33.33  33.33  33.33 
Australian Greens  42,214  13.29  -0.50  16.67  16.67  16.67 
Independents  9,629  3.03           
Family First  7,563  2.38           
Australian Democrats  2,614  0.82  -3.80           
Votes for other than listed parties 2,584 0.81 -1.85             
Totals 317,667  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 vote shown for Independents at this election is the sum of votes cast for a candidate registered as an Independent and those candidates who ran for office without any registered party name.

Sources

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