ID 1025

Parliament of Northern Territory, Legislative Assembly election

Election of 18 June 2005


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General election for the Legislative Assembly
Northern Territory
Date of election (or first day of voting at elections held over more than one day)
18 June 2005

Government in office and parliamentary support before and after the election

Government in office at election

Premier in office at date of election. (check notes to see if change of Premier since previous election)
Premier's party affiliation
Australian Labor Party
Legislative Assembly support for government at election
Majority
If coalition, coalition partner(s)

Government in office after election

Premier's party affiliation
Australian Labor Party
Legislative Assembly support for government after election
Majority
If coalition, coalition partner(s)

Enrolment and voting

Total number of voters on the roll
111,954
Number of Assembly seats
25
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
111,954
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
89,646
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
80.07%
Total valid votes
86,288
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
3.75%
Informal (invalid) ballots in multiple voting system
Not applicable
Electoral system
Single member districts, preferential voting (AV), compulsory preferences, compulsory voting


Northern Territory, Legislative Assembly votes and seats won

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Election held on 18 June 2005
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  44,822  51.94  +11.34  19  76.00 
Country Liberal Party  30,827  35.73  -9.66  16.00 
Independents  7,045  8.16  -2.38  8.00 
Greens  3,594  4.17     
Votes for other than listed parties 0 0.00 -3.47       
Totals 86,288  100.00    25  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

Independents: The vote shown for Independents at this Northern Territory Legislative Assembly election is the sum of votes cast for all candidates registered as Independents (18) and one candidates who ran for office without any registered party name (who gained 104 votes).

Reference: For a survey of this election, see Will Sanders, 'Labor's Landslide, CLP's Tsunami: The 2005 Northern Territory Election', AQ (Australian Quarterly), 77 (3) May-June 2005: 4-6.

Sources

Results calculated from figures provided by the Northern Territory Electoral Commission website: here [accessed 26 August 2012].



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