(for more information on this election see national summary for the House of Representatives)
Election held on 21 August 2010
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||1,361,416||42.81||-1.88||22||0||59.46|
|Votes for other than listed parties||28,779||0.90||-2.11|
* Party did not contest previous election or did not meet criteria for listing, or contested previous election under a different party name.
Australian Greens: This was the first House of Representatives election at which a candidate endorsed by the Australian Greens won a seat at a general election; the candidate elected at this election was Adam Brandt from the electoral district of Melbourne in Victoria.
Independents and non-affiliated: The vote shown for Independents at this election is the sum of votes cast for all candidates registered as Independents in Victoria (26,525 votes) and those candidates who ran for office without any registered party name (515 votes).
Voting figures were calculated from the Australian Electoral Commission 'Virtual Tally Room' web page 'First Preferences by Party', on line at:
https://bit.ly/2rLn6go [accessed 20 November 2013]