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Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Tasmania

(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 Tasmania

Total number of voters on the roll
349,753
Number of House of Representatives seats in this state/territory
5
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
349,753
Total ballots cast (may differ from number of votes in multiple voting systems)
334,938
Turnout (rate of voting in contested seats)
95.76%
Total valid votes
325,142
Rate of informal (invalid) voting
2.92%
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 Tasmania

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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  139,077  42.77  -1.80  100.00 
Liberal Party  124,280  38.22  -3.76     
Australian Greens  43,893  13.50  +3.62     
Family First  7,356  2.26  -0.58     
Independents  7,215  2.22     
Votes for other than listed parties 3,321 1.02 +0.30       
Totals 325,142  100.00    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.

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]