Election held on 24 November 2007
Criteria for the inclusion of parties in this table are set out in the Glossary under 'listed party'
|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||5,388,184||43.38||+5.75||83||0||55.33|
|Country Liberal Party (NT)||40,298||0.32||-0.02||0|
|Votes for other than listed parties||222,014||1.79||+0.25|
Independents and non-affiliated: The vote shown for Independents at this election is the sum of votes cast for all candidates registered as Independents (275,136 votes) and those candidates who ran for office without any registered party name (1,234 votes). The two Independents reelected were Bob Katter in Queensland (electoral district of Kennedy), and Tony Windsor in New South Wales (electoral district of New England).
Votes for other than listed parties: Eleven parties did not meet any of the criteria to be listed parties in the national summary for this House of Representatives election, although some met the criteria for listing in state and territory summaries for this election. For details of the vote shares of these parties, see the Australian Electoral Commission website ('Sources', below).
References For a survey of this election (2007) and its context, see Bennett and Barber in 'Sources', below.
Scott Bennett and Stephen Barber, Commonwealth Election 2007 -- Reissue, (Canberra: Parliamentary Library Research Paper No. 5, Parliament of Australia,10 September 2009, 2009–10, ISSN 1834-9854), online at:
https://bit.ly/2uGw2pS [accessed 18 August 2010]
Australian Electoral Commission website, Virtual Tally Room, 2007 Election, House of Representatives, 'First preferences by party':
https://bit.ly/2uToB1G [accessed 17 July 2010]