ID 1062

Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Queensland

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

Election of 24 November 2007


Show only vote and seat summary details

Previous election in this series | Next election in this series

House of Representatives enrolment and voting in Queensland

Total number of voters on the roll
2,612,504
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
29
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
2,612,504
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
2,466,561
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
94.41%
Total valid votes
2,378,853
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
3.56%
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 Queensland

Display Chart

Election held on 24 November 2007
Criteria for the inclusion of parties in this table are set out in the Glossary under 'listed party'

* to view table drag left or right.
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  1,020,665  42.91  +8.12  15  51.72 
Liberal Party  818,438  34.40  -5.00  10  34.48 
National Party  239,504  10.07  +0.32  10.34 
Australian Greens  133,938  5.63  +0.57     
Independents  71,068  2.99  -0.20  3.45 
Family First  54,058  2.27  -1.40     
Votes for other than listed parties 41,182 1.73 +0.94       
Totals 2,378,853  100.00    29  100.00 


Previous election in this series | Next election in this series | Display Chart

Notes

Independents: The vote shown for Independents at this House of Representatives election in Queensland is the sum of votes cast for all candidates registered as Independents (71,068 votes). The Independent reelected in Queensland was Bob Katter (electoral district of Kennedy).

Sources

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]