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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in New South Wales

(for more information on this election see national summary for the House of Representatives)

Election of 24 November 2007

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House of Representatives enrolment and voting in New South Wales

Total number of voters on the roll
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
Number of uncontested seats
If uncontested seats, number of voters on the roll in uncontested seats
Number of voters on the roll in contested seats
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
Total valid votes
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
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 New South Wales

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Election held on 24 November 2007
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  1,791,171  44.12  +7.42  28  57.14 
Liberal Party  1,324,311  32.62  -3.53  15  30.61 
National Party  321,182  7.91  -1.28  10.20 
Australian Greens  320,031  7.88  -0.21     
Independents  135,119  3.33  -0.67  2.04 
Christian Democratic Party  77,903  1.92     
Votes for other than listed parties 89,769 2.21 -1.19       
Totals 4,059,486  100.00    49  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.


Independents and non-affiliated: The vote shown for Independents at this House of Representatives election in New South Wales is the sum of votes cast for all candidates registered as Independents (134,424 votes) and those candidates who ran for office without any registered party name (695 votes). The Independent reelected in New South Wales was Tony Windsor (electoral district of New England).


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: [accessed 18 August 2010]

Australian Electoral Commission website, Virtual Tally Room, 2007 Election, House of Representatives, 'First preferences by party': [accessed 17 July 2010]